Category Archives: chardonnay

Mestre Santenay 2013

Mestre Pere et Fils, AOC Santenay, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2013 On AOC Santenay Santenay is the southernmost outpost of the Cote de Beaune, at the border with the Cote Challonaise.  There are no grand crus in the … Continue reading

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Potel Auxey-Duresses 2005

Nicolas Potel, AOC Auxey-Duresses, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2005 On AOC Auxey-Duresses The appellation, like Saint Aubin a few kilometres to the south, lies in a west leading valley above the more prestigious crus of the Cote de … Continue reading

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Laurens Cremant de Limoux 2017

Domaine J Laurens, Les Graimenous, Tete de Cuvee Brut, AOC Cremant de Limoux, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2017 On Cremant de Limoux. This wine: lot No. L191003 (on back label), a chardonnay dominated blend with chenin blanc (together max 90%), mauzac … Continue reading

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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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