Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

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

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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Chateau d’Angles La Clape 2015

Chateau d’Angles, Grand Vin, AOC La Clape, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2015 On La Clape. This wine: lot No. L177023B6 (below back label), a blend of bourboulenc, grenache blanc, roussanne and marsanne; fermented in barrique, coated natural cork closure with a … Continue reading

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Mestre Santenay 2013

Mestre Pere et Fils, AOC Santenay, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2013 On AOC Santenay Santenay is the southernmost outpost of the Cote de Beaune, at the border with the Cote Challonaise.  There are no grand crus in the … Continue reading

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