Domaine Nicolas Rossignol Pommard Les Vignots 2011 Wine Review

This wine proved to be a very enjoyable, archetypal Pommard. It is labelled as “Les Vignots” which is a lieu-dit, rather than premier cru, so this remains a Pommard villages wine. It presented however more like a premier cru. Les Vignots is not particularly far from Pommard premier crus Les Arvelets and La Plati猫re, althoughContinue reading “Domaine Nicolas Rossignol Pommard Les Vignots 2011 Wine Review”

Domaine du P茅lican Arbois Savignan Ouill茅 2018 Wine Review

From the Marquis d’Angerville (of Burgundy fame), Domaine du P茅lican’s savignan ouill茅 is a very good wine from the 2018 vintage. Some interpretation is required for those less familiar with Jura wine labels. Savignan is also known as traminer (related, but different to gewurtztraminer) and is the speciality white of the Jura region of France.Continue reading “Domaine du P茅lican Arbois Savignan Ouill茅 2018 Wine Review”

Tardieu-Laurent C么tes du Rh么ne Blanc 2018 Wine Review

This is Tardieu-Laurent’s “Les Becs Fins” C么tes du Rh么ne blanc from the 2018 vintage. The 2018 is mostly viognier (40%), marsanne (20%) and roussanne (20%) with clairette and grenache blanc making up the balance. It is unoaked, with low acidity, a thick viscous body, is dry and has typical hay and straw like aromas. ReadyContinue reading “Tardieu-Laurent C么tes du Rh么ne Blanc 2018 Wine Review”

Bernard Baudry Les Granges Chinon 2020 Wine Review

This wine review is of Bernard Baudry鈥檚 鈥淟es Granges鈥 cabernet franc from Chinon in the Loire Valley and the 2020 vintage. The wine has a purity of red fruits that I have not previously tasted in Baudry鈥檚 Les Granges Chinon. It opens to aromas of raspberries and red plums, spice and, consistent with cabernet franc,Continue reading “Bernard Baudry Les Granges Chinon 2020 Wine Review”

Henri Naudin Ferrrand Aligot茅 2018 Wine Review

This wine review is of Henri Naudin Ferrand’s Bourgogne Aligot茅 from the 2018 vintage. Aligot茅 is an early drinking high acid white grape variety from Burgundy. In terms of repute, it sits quite some margin behind the world famous first white wine of this region, chardonnay. The wine will appeal to those seeking a readyContinue reading “Henri Naudin Ferrrand Aligot茅 2018 Wine Review”

L鈥橝rtisan Le Pinot Noir 2019 Wine Review

This wine review is of the L鈥橝rtisan 鈥淟e Pinot Noir鈥 from the Pays d鈥橭c in the south of France and the 2019 vintage. In the glass, the wine has aromas of confected red fruits, jam and dried herbs. The palate is dry with medium tannins and a red fruit character that is more broad brushContinue reading “L鈥橝rtisan Le Pinot Noir 2019 Wine Review”