Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

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

Pietri-Geraud Collioure 2012

Domaine Pietri-Geraud, L’Ecume, Collioure Blanc, AOC Collioure, Pyrenees-Orientales, Occitanie, France, 2012 Main approved varieties for this appellation are, for reds – grenache noir, mourvedre and syrah; for rose – grenache gris; for whites –  grenache blanc, grenache gris, roussanne and … Continue reading

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Jaraman Riesling Clare V. 2007

Wakefield, Jaraman, Riesling, Clare Valley-Eden Valley, South Australia, 2007 This wine: varietal riesling sourced from Clare and Eden Valleys, screw cap closure, 12.5% abv, Fareham Wine Cellar, £17.25 (01/17) Consumer tasting note: an assertive nose dominated by lime edged with … Continue reading

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Pietri-Geraud Collioure 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). Consumer tasting note: a honeyed … 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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