Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

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

Dom. Geraud Collioure Blanc 2012

Domaine Pietri Geraud, L’Ecume, AOC Collioure, Pyrénées Orientales, Occitanie, France, 2012 This wine: a blend of 85% grenache blanc and grenache gris, with 15% vermentino; natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, Leon Stolarski, bin end, ~£12 (05/17) WSET style tasting note … Continue reading

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Vignes de L’Arque Amelie 2014

Les Vignes de l’Arque, Cuvee Amelie, IGP Pays d’Oc, Gard, France, 2014 This wine: a chardonnay dominated blend, with 15% roussanne and 5% sauvignon blanc; chardonnay and roussanne fermented then aged in oak for a few months, the sauvignon blanc … Continue reading

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Vinai Trentino Gewurz 2014

Bottega Vinai, Gewurztraminer, DOC Trentino, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, 2014 The gewurztraminer variety originates from the village of Tramin, in the Adige valley, with about 500ha (2011) plantings. Wine styles vary from dry to sweet. This wine: plantings at 300-400m altitude, … Continue reading

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Dom. de L’Hortus GC Blanc 2015

Domaine de l’Hortus, Grande Cuvee, IGP Val de Montferrand, Pic-Saint-Loup, Herault, France, 2015 The nomenclature of the Pic-Saint-Loup appellation changed in 2007 to AOC/AOP Languedoc Pic-Saint-Loup. There is a long-standing application for AOC/AOP Pic Saint Loup. It lies about 18kms to the … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Pinot Gris 2013

Josmeyer, Le Fromentau, Pinot gris, AOP Alsace, France, 2013 This wine: biodynamic, varietal pinot gris, vinified in stainless steel, no MLF; Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 13.5% abv, ex-producer, €15.60 (07/16) Consumer tasting note: a nose of ripe stone and … Continue reading

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Kings Ridge Pinot Gris 2015

Union Wine Co., Kings Ridge, Pinot gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA, 2015 This wine: varietal pinot gris, screw cap closure, 13.5% abv, M&S, £14 (01/17) Consumer tasting note: a quaffable offering, with orchard and stone fruit on the nose, along … Continue reading

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Felsner Gruner Veltliner 2015

Felsner, Single Vineyard, Gedersdorfer Moosburgerin, Niederosterreich, Austria, 2015 This wine: varietal gruner veltliner, manual harvesting, screw-cap closure, 12.5% abv, widely available, £12 (11/16) Consumer tasting note: a fresh apple-citrus nose overlain by an opening but rapidly dissipating note of the confectionery shop, along … Continue reading

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