Category Archives: chardonnay

Ch Montrachet PC Morgeot 2015

Domaine Bachey-Legros, Les Petits Clos Vielles Vignes, 1er Cru Morgeot, AOC 1er Cru Chassagne-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2015 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run, varietal chardonnay, 14 months on the … Continue reading

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Meursault Les Clous 2015

Girardin Pere et Fils, Les Clous, AOC Meursault, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2015 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. LMCL15 (on the front label), varietal chardonnay, natural cork closure stained over 2-3 mm, both fermented, and then … Continue reading

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Domaine Monnier Meursault 2015

Domaine Jean Monnier & Fils, Vielles Vigne, AOC Meursault, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2015 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. L.03 (on front label), varietal chardonnay, new French oak, 13% abv, coated natural cork closure, Waitrose -25% offer, £27 (04/19). … Continue reading

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Vilmart PC Grand Cellier NV

Vilmart & Cie (NM), Brut, Grand Cellier, PC, Rilly la Montagne, Marne, Grand Est, France, NV This wine: Lot No. LGC08-17 (on back label), disgorged 08/17; organic; a blend of 70% chardonnay with pinot noir, fermentation (no MLF) and maturation … Continue reading

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Pizzini Franciacorta NV

Barone Pizzini, Brut, Animante, DOCG Franciacorta, Lombardy, Italy, NV On DOCG Franciacorta See my notes covering Franciacorta. In brief, the minimum ageing period before release, for NV, is 25 months after harvest, comprising at least 18 months on the lees, and … Continue reading

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Latour Macon-Lugny 2016

Maison Louis Latour, Les Genievres, AOC Macon-Lugny, Maconnais, Saone et Loire, Burgundy, France, 2016 On the Maconnais The Maconnais is the southern-most sub-region of Burgundy, with the Beaujolais crus bordering to the south, and the city of Lyon beyond. The … Continue reading

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Sonoma Chardonnay 2014

La Crema, Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, Wine of USA, California, USA, 2014 This wine: lot No. not found, varietal chardonnay, Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure, 13.5% abv, Ann et Vin, £22 (01/19) Consumer tasting note: barrel fermented Californian chardonnay, with almost … Continue reading

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