Category Archives: 10to20 – still white

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

Tamar Ridge Riesling 2012

Tamar Ridge, Limited Release, Dessert Wine, Riesling, Tasmania, Australia, 2012 This wine: varietal riesling, screw cap closure, 7.5% abv, 375 ml, Vintage Wines, £18.90 (07/17) Consumer tasting note: a rich nose of exotic fruit, dark marmalade, dried citrus and honeyed … Continue reading

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Les Silex Chablis 2005

Jacques Bourguignon (negociant-eleveur), Les Silex, AOC Chablis, Yonne, Burgundy, France, 2005 The Chablis appellation See here for some comments on the appellation and its structure. This wine: varietal chardonnay, coated natural cork closure, 12.5% abv, Vintage Wines, bin end £10 … Continue reading

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Tamar Ridge S.Blanc 2007

Tamar Ridge, Kayena Vineyard, Sauvignon blanc, Tasmania, Australia, 2007 This wine: Lot No. L106, varietal sauvignon blanc, screw-cap closure, 13.5% abv, Vintage Wines, bin end, £9 (09/17) Consumer tasting note: faulty. WSET style tasting note Appearance: faulty, when agitated in … Continue reading

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Torbreck Barossa Semillon 2012

Torbreck, Woodcutters’s Semillon, Barossa Valley, South Australia, 2012 Barossa GI and Barossa Valley The Barossa GI (Geographical Indication) lies to the north of the city of Adelaide, and includes the two regions of Barossa Valley and Eden Valley, and the … Continue reading

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Montesquiou VdF 2014

Domaine Montesquiou, Terre de France, Vin de France, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, (2014) This wine: no ‘L’ prefix lot number, though 50694104:42 is stencilled on the glass; this wine, rather than being dry, at <= 4 g/l residual sugar at fermentation end, … Continue reading

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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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Montesquiou Jurancon Sec 2015

Domaine Montesquiou, Cuvade Precieuse, Jurancon Sec, AOC Jurancon, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, 2015 This wine: a blend of 60% petit manseng, 30% gros manseng, 10% camaralet; aged in oak barrels over 10 months, Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 14% abv, Leon Stolarski, … Continue reading

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