Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

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

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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Potel Auxey-Duresses 2005

Nicolas Potel, AOC Auxey-Duresses, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2005 On AOC Auxey-Duresses The appellation, like Saint Aubin a few kilometres to the south, lies in a west leading valley above the more prestigious crus of the Cote de … Continue reading

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Aconcagua Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The Great Wave, Sauvignon Blanc, D.O. Aconcagua Valley, Chile, 2018 This wine: lot No. L19.093 (on rear label), varietal sauvignon blanc, imported in bulk and bottled in UK, screw-cap closure, 13% abv, Waitrose, £9.40 (04/19) Consumer tasting note: a Chilean … Continue reading

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Pichler Riesling Austria 2004

Rudi Pichler, Smaragd, Trocken, Weissenkirchner Steinriegl, Wachau (qualitatswein), Niederösterreich, Austria, 2002 On the classification of Austrian wine. This wine: lot No. none visible – so a single bottling run, varietal riesling, coated natural cork closure (one of the hardest corks … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Gewurztraminer 2013

Josmeyer, Les Folastries, Gewurztraminer, AOP Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2013 On gewurztraminer. This wine: lot No. L158 (on bottle just below capsule edge), biodynamic, varietal gewurztraminer; Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 13.5% abv, ex-producer, €17.30 (07/16) Last tasted 04/04/18. Consumer … Continue reading

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Gerovassiliou Malagousia 2017

Ktima Gerovassiliou, Single Vineyard Malagousia, PGI Epanomi, Macedonia, Greece, 2017 On malagousia An ancient Greek variety, producing full-bodied aromatic whites, with a profile including basil, exotic fruit, grapefruit, green bell pepper, lemon, lime, mango, mint, orange, peach, pear, rose petal, … Continue reading

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Patat Grecanico 2017

Christian Patat, Grecanico, IGT Terre Siciliane, Sicily, Italy 2017 On grecanico Its full name is grecanico dorato, and is identical to, and so a Sicilian synonym of, garganega, the grape of Soave, in particular clone ISV-CV84 [1]. It is a … Continue reading

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