Domaine du Pélican Arbois Savignan Ouillé 2018 Wine Review

From the Marquis d’Angerville (of Burgundy fame), Domaine du P√©lican’s savignan ouill√© 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√©lican Arbois Savignan Ouill√© 2018 Wine Review”

The new grape variety of the moment; Stockman’s Ridge Rider Savagnin 2013

Savagnin is traminer, but not gew√ľrtztraminer or gew√ľrtztraminer that is called traminer. ¬†And nor just for good measure is it albari√Īo. ¬†These sentences unexpectedly make sense because savagnin has been proven to be the same grape variety is that called traminer in Germany, the CSIRO confirmed in 2009 that source material propagated at the CSIROContinue reading “The new grape variety of the moment; Stockman’s Ridge Rider Savagnin 2013”