Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

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

Cousino Macul white Chile 2013

Cousino-Macul, Finis Terrae, Upper Maipo Valley, Central Valley, Chile, 2013 On Chile (courtesy of The Wine Society), Chilean wine regions map. This wine: lot No. L14230 22, a blend of 65% chardonnay, 30% riesling and 5% viognier; aged 8 months … Continue reading

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Josmeyer Les Pierrets Alsace 2002

Josmeyer, Les Pierrets, Riesling, AOC/AOP Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2002 This wine: lot No. L233, organic (in conversion to biodynamic), varietal riesling, natural cork closure (stained to half length), 12.5% abv, Gauntleys, bin end, £23 (03/16). Last tasted 25/03/16 Consumer … Continue reading

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Ch. des Vaults Savennieres 2005

Domaine du Closel – Chateau des Vaults, La Jalousie, AOC Savennieres, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire, France, 2005 Some notes on the Savennieres appellation. This wine: lot No. LSG35, varietal chenin blanc, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, … Continue reading

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Boxler Pinot blanc Alsace 2003

Albert Boxler, Pinot blanc, AOC Alsace, Niedermorschwihr, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, Grand Est, France, 2003 On pinot blanc A comment, collated and edited from various sources … at its best it produces medium, tending to full-bodied, crisp (medium (+) to high acidity) … Continue reading

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Touraine-Chenonceaux 2016

Domaine du Chapitre, AOC Touraine-Chenonceaux, Loir et Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France, 2016 On Touraine Touraine, with the city of Tours at its heart, covers a huge area, from Bourgueil, St-Nicholas-de Bourgeuil and Chinon in the far west through Tours … Continue reading

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Montesquiou Jurancon Sec 2016

Domaine Montesquiou, L’Estela, Jurancon Sec, AOC Jurancon, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2016 On AOP Jurancon (1) Permitted varieties are gros manseng, petit manseng (the higher quality of the two mansengs), courbu, camaralet and lauzet, with the mansengs representing 98% of … Continue reading

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Tiki Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Tiki Ridge, Reserve Sauvignon blanc, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand, 2017 This wine: lot No. L17291, varietal sauvignon blanc, screw cap closure, 12.5% abv, widely available, £9 (02/18) Consumer tasting note: pale lemon hued, unmistakably sauvignon blanc, with highly perfumed … Continue reading

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