Category Archives: FAULTY

Foradori Teroldego Italy 2016

Azienda Agricola Foradori, IGT Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, 2016 On toreldego A black variety indigenous to Trentino-Alto Adige, where it is mostly grown, with the only, varietal (in purezza), DOC for that variety, of Toreldego Rotaliano (est. 1971), … Continue reading

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L’Esprit Ensedune BiB Rouge NV

Les Vignerons du Pays d’Enserune, l’Esprit Ensedune BiB rouge, IGP Coteaux d’Enserune, Herault, Occitanie, France, NV (vintage statement missing) This wine: lot No. missing, a blend of unspecified local varieties, 5L BiB, missing % abv, ex-producer at Capestang, ~€14 (11/19) … Continue reading

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Pinede Ch-du-Pape 2002

Domaine de la Pinede, AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 2002 This wine: lot No. not found, coated natural cork closure stained to 40% length, 13.5% abv, Vintage Wines, £39.98 (03/17) Consumer tasting note: faulty. WSET style tasting note Appearance: cloudy, … 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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La Cave de Sancerre 1987

Producteurs de la Cave des Vins de Sancerre, AOC Sancerre, Cher, France, 1987 This wine: lot No. – none, not required until 1990, varietal sauvignon blanc, fill level 43 mm below the cork, natural cork closure (stained/mouldy capsule, cork end … Continue reading

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Rauzan Segla Margaux 2003

Chateau Rauzan-Segla, AOC Margaux, Margaux-Cantenac (commune of), Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2003 This wine: a second tier wine of the anachronistic 1855 classification, lot No. L218176, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc and petit verdot, coated natural cork … Continue reading

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Bouchard Savigny Beaune 2005

Bouchard Pere et Fils, AOC Savigny-les-Beaune, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, France, 2005 On Savigny-les-Beaune Savigny-lès-Beaune is surrounded by Pernand-Vergellesses to the north, Beaune to the south, and Chorey-lès-Beaune and Aloxe-Corton to the east.  The lès in the appellation name means … Continue reading

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