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Piquand Saint-Veran 2014

Maryline Piquand, AOC/AOP Saint-Veran, Maconnais, Burgundy, France, 2014 The appellation of Saint-Veran, once nicknamed Beaujolais Blanc, is south of Pouilly-Fuisse, at the southern edge  of the Maconnais, bordering with Beaujolais.  It is (Hanson, 2004) a potential source of some of the … Continue reading

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Dom Terres Gentilles Macon Lugny 2013

Domaine des Terres Gentilles, Tete de Cuvee, AOC/AOP Macon Lugny, Maconnais, Burgundy, 2013 This wine is in a series of 3 in descending quality: Domaine Bachey-Legros Santenay 2012 Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon Macon Villages 2012 This wine The lie of … Continue reading

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Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon Macon-Villages 2012

Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon, AOC/AOP Macon-Villages, Maconnais, Burgundy, 2012 This wine is in a series of 3 in descending quality: Domaine Bachey-Legros Santenay 2012 This wine Domaine Terres Gentilles Macon Lugny 2013 Village and regional appellations of the Maconnais … Continue reading

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Thierry Drouin Macon Bussieres 2011

Domaine Thierry Drouin, Domaine du Vieux Puits, AOC Macon Bussieres, Burgundy, France, 2011 Varietal chardonnay, Diam agglomerate cork closure, 375ml, 13%, bin end at Ann et Vin, £5. WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, medium intensity gold, showing … Continue reading

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Les Beluses Macon-Chardonnay 2012

Cave de Lugny (a co-op), Les Beluses Lieu-Dit (single vineyard), AOC (AOP) Macon-Chardonnay, France, 2012 Clay-limestone soils (argilo-calcaire), machine harvesting, fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel at 16-18C, followed by MLF, then ageing on the fine lees. Today, the co-op … Continue reading

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Dom. Cordier Pouilly Fuisse, 2012

Domaine Cordier, Vignes Blanche, AOC/AOP Pouilly Fuisse, Maconnais, France, 2012 Varietal chardonnay, unfiltered, 13.5% abv, natural cork closure; widely available, about £20 WSET style tasting note Appearance – clear and bright, pale intensity gold, showing tears. Nose – clean on … Continue reading

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