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Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, Chardonnay, 1998

Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 1998

This is the first time part from tasting on site I have the famous Montelena Chardonnay. It was not a blind tasting, and we had the wine with food. As I knew about the wine and winery it is easy to say that it is very similar to a typical […]

La Fagotière, Châteauneuf-du-pape, 2009, white

La Fagotière 2009

La Fagotière is as all wineries from Châteauneuf-du-pape most well known for their reds, but they also do white. This is a very complex, thick but still crisp. Grass, pear, not any fat oils, no minerals. This white is a typical white Châteauneuf-du-pape, maybe a little bit too young still, but […]

Roger Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, white 2009

Complex, honey in smell, then spinach and banana (natural bananas, not the candy one). No picture unfortunately. If you are looking for a classic white Châteauneuf-du-Pape, get this! No picture unfortunately. 2009 might feel like a young year, but the white Châteauneuf should be had young (I do not mind being proven otherwise one day…). […]

Chateau Colbert Cannet, Côtes de Provence

Chateau Colbert Cannet, Côtes De Provence, White

Light, relatively simple, cheap wine. Citrus and kiwi. Short taste. Ok as table wine, works with warm fish based food. Did not work very well with cold shellfish. (=)

Light, relatively simple, cheap wine. Citrus and kiwi. Short taste. Ok as table wine, works with warm […]

Domaine La Fagotière, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2007, white

Domain La Fagotiere, White, 2007

Very complex as all white Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Big body, lots of apricot and of course citrus. Drink now. (++)

Very complex as all white Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Big body, lots of apricot and of course citrus. Drink now. (++)