French white wine values tasted in 2013
The selected French bottlings have given me much pleasure for the price. I have purchased them again for personal consumption. Featured values include 3 Muscadet-de-sèvre-et-maine.
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The below wines were tasted in France, in 2013 (between April and December).
Muscadet - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - Les Gras Moutons
2011 - USD 11 - lichee, kiwi - not onctuous but intense, fresh
Saint chinian - Jean-Marie Rimbert - L'Agathe - Blanc
2011 - USD 12 - aromas of freshly cut hay, of starfruit - onctuous, starfruit, a hint of bitterness, fresh, no stiffness
Muscadet - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Vieilles vignes
2012 - USD 12 - very harmonious - lichee - not onctuous, lichee, minerally, tiny gas beads fresh
Muscadet - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - Cuvée 3
2009 - USD 14 - great purity - a modest nose - minerally, lime blossom, fresh
Alsace - Audrey et Christian Binner - Ça gazouille [lieu-dit : Katzenthal] - Riesling (sec)
2010 - USD 18 - very aromatic - a lively nose - a huge aromatic intensity, orange, nougat, dense but not onctuous, wide with tidy gas beads, almost dry: with just a hint of residual sugar, fresh
Crémant d'alsace - Les Binner (négoce) - Triple Zéro
2009 - USD 18 -
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