Tasting notes, September 30, 2023; Bordeaux Unblended

                     Les Parcellaires de Dourthe 2020 Parcellaires Dourthe Rahoul Blanc “Semillon 54”On Sale for $35.99 Graves / Bordeaux / France100% Semillon“Château Rahoul is one of only a handful of Graves wines to belong to the highly selective Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux. On the palate, this Graves white wine offers complex flavors of white peaches, lime[…]

Tasting notes, Sept. 23, 2023; Wines for Fall

                     Autumn 2020 Weinrieder Klassik$21.99 / On Sale for $17.60 Weinviertel / Austria100% Gruner VeltlinerCrisp and fresh with a lovely background tone of white pepper, Weinrieder offers refreshment and complexity. There are many Gruners in this price point that do the former, few that provide the latter. 2021 JC Thevenet Clos de L’Ermitage$24.99 / On Sale[…]

Tasting notes, Sept. 16, 2023; Southern Rhone Valley

                     Southern Rhone Valley 2021 Vieille Julienne Clavin BlancOn Sale for $27.99 Châteauneuf-du-Pape / Southern Rhone Valley / FranceClairette, Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Marsanne, Roussanne, ViognierSourced from 65 year-old vines planted in the coolest, limestone-based portion of the Clavin site, the Cotes-du-Rhone Blanc from Vieille Julienne offers stunning aromatics and texture. 2020 Bosquet des Papes Blanc TraditionOn[…]

Tasting notes, Sept. 9, 2023; everyday wines

                     Everyday Wines 2022 Neveu Grand Fricambault Blanc$31.99 / Case Price $25.60 Sancerre / Loire Valley / France100% Sauvignon BlancAll sourced from the Neveu’s 30+ acres in the prime subregion of Chavignol, the Grand Fricambault Sancerre Blanc shows the intense minerality of the zone along with a notably generous texture. 2021 Harvey & HarrietWhite BlendOn Sale[…]