Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

Wines available from UK independents at between £10 and £20

Forge Finger Lakes Riesling 2013

Forge Cellars, Riesling, Finger Lakes AVA, New York, USA, 2013 On the Finger Lakes. This wine: lot no. L002013 (on rear label), varietal riesling; hand-harvested and whole cluster pressed, fermented then aged for 8 months – 40% in stainless steel … Continue reading

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Francois Millet Sancerre 2014

Francois Millet, AOC Sancerre, Bué, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L15168 (impressed on back label), varietal sauvignon blanc, fermented in stainless steel, 4-6 months lees ageing, coated natural cork closure, 13% abv, Gauntleys £17.10 (01/20) Consumer tasting … Continue reading

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Similkameen Chardonnay 2016

Little Farm Winery, Mulberry Tree Vineyard, Chardonnay, BC VQA Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada, 2016 On BC VQA (British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance) Similkameen Valley. This wine: lot No. 2787B2.1 20161127 (below front label), 240 c/s produced, varietal chardonnay; wild … Continue reading

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Similkameen Valley Riesling 2016

Little Farm Winery, Mulberry Tree Vineyard, Riesling, BC VQA Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada, 2016 On riesling and petrochemical aromas. On BC VQA (British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance) Similkameen Valley The Similkameen Valley vineyard, at latitude ~49°N, and altitude ~380m, … Continue reading

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Pichler Trocken Riesling 2004

Rudi Pichler, Trocken, Weissenkirchner Steinriegl, Wachau (qualitatswein), Niederösterreich, Austria, 2004 On the classification of Austrian wine. This wine: lot No. not found, so a single bottling run; varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure (stained for 25% length), 12% abv, Gauntleys, … Continue reading

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Chardonnay Pays d’Oc 2017

Les Vignobles Foncalieu (a union of co-operatives), M. Torecilla, Chardonnay, Extrait de Romarion, IGP Pays d’Oc, Puicheric, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2017 On IGP Pays d’Oc The appellation encompasses a huge area, ~240k ha, including the departments of Aude, Gard, Herault … Continue reading

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Ch. Cruzeau Pessac-Leognan 2015

Vignobles Andre Lurton, Chateau de Cruzeau, AOC Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2015 This wine: lot No. L16-181-3 (on capsule), varietal sauvignon blanc, fermented and then ten months lees ageing in 35% new barrique, before bottling; Diam 10 coated agglomerate … Continue reading

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Domaine Villaine Bouzeron 2014

Domaine A et P de Villaine, AOC Bouzeron, Cote Challonaise, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2014 On AOC Bouzeron An appellation for aligoté only, using traditional vinification, and sometimes oak ageing. There is also the regional entry level AOC Bourgogne Aligoté (one … Continue reading

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Champart Terret Pays d’Oc 2017

Mas Champart, IGP Pays d’Oc, Occitanie, France, 2017 On terret blanc Grown in the Languedoc, mainly in the Herault department, with about 1300ha (2011). Rare, well adapted to very poor very stony calcareous soils, drought resistant, late budding and ripening, … Continue reading

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Tre Fiori Greco di Tufo 2017

Tre Fiori, DOCG Greco di Tufo, Campania, Italy, 2017 On DOCG Greco di Tufo The appellation, for dry white wine, was created in 2003, covering about 62 sq.km in the province of Avellino, in the region of Campania. Varietal greco … Continue reading

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