Category Archives: chardonnay

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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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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Brocard Bougros Chablis GC 2010

Jean-Marc Brocard, Bougros, AOC Chablis Grand Cru, Burgundy, France, 2010. See here for general notes on Chablis, and some comments on the producer. I have seen a comment somewhere that Brocard’s Bougros is an entry-level GC, or equivalent to a very good PC. … Continue reading

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Brocard Bougros Chablis GC 2011

Jean-Marc Brocard, Bougros, AOC Chablis Grand Cru, Burgundy, France, 2011. See here for general notes on Chablis, and some  comments on the producer. I have seen a comment somewhere that Brocard’s Bougros is an entry-level GC, or equivalent to a very … Continue reading

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Brocard Montmains Chablis 2013

Jean-Marc Brocard, Montmains, AOC Chablis Premier Cru, Yonne, Burgundy, France, 2013 This wine: varietal chardonnay, Diam 10 agglomerate cork closure, 12.5% abv, en France, €23 (09/16) Consumer tasting note: a strident nose of ripe citrus and stewed apple edged with warmer … Continue reading

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Ch. D’Antugnac Limoux 2013

Chateau D’Antugnac, Terres Amoureuses, Haute Vallee, AOC/AOP Limoux, Aude, Languedoc, France, 2013 This wine: plantings at 400m altitude south-facing on limestone; a blend of 85% chardonnay with the local mauzac, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, BBR, £13 (2015) Consumer tasting note: … Continue reading

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Ramey Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012

Ramey, Chardonnay, Woolsey Road Vineyard, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA, 2012 Russian River Valley: RVA ia an AVA in Sonoma County.  It is classed as cool climate, particularly suiting pinot noir and chardonnay, but also cabernet sauvignon, gewurztraminer, … Continue reading

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