Paul Pernot Bourgogne Aligote’, 2017

The working man's white Burgundy. What a pleasure, and a refreshing view of the world's finest terroir through the lens of the OTHER Burgundy varietal (and close Chardonnay cousin) Aligoté. Top example from one of the great domaines in Puligny. Bosc pear, green apple, wet stone and clean linen come through on the nose. The … Continue reading Paul Pernot Bourgogne Aligote’, 2017

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Chablis Domaine Vocoret

Vintage 2014, four-generation winemaking family in Chablis. This is as classic as it gets; high-toned and racy with bracing acidity and long, lip-smacking mineral finish. Developing a medium-lemon color in its adolescence. You can definitely feel the cool '14 vintage's effects with lean fruit and green apple freshness, but there is plenty of weight and … Continue reading Chablis Domaine Vocoret

Chablis Villes Vignes 2016, Domaine George

Chablis, domaine George

Domaine Henry Boillot, 1er Cru Les Fremiets 2005

Burgundy’s prized vineyards stretch from the city of Auxerre in the north down to the city of Macon in the south. In Auxerre we find the wines of Chablis, made with the Chardonnaygrapes, moving south we traverse Irancy and its red wines and Saint Bris with Sauvignon Blancs. While moving south we reach the place where the most sought-after and expensive … Continue reading Domaine Henry Boillot, 1er Cru Les Fremiets 2005

Chateau du Hureau, Saumur Champigny, Tuffe.2015

  Cherries, iodine and mulch. Medium-bodied and dry with an incredible balance between ripe fruit and dusty earth. This taster enjoyed the wine with a classic carbonara. W.M.

Daniel Etienne Defaix, Chablis 1er Cru, Les Lys 2005

Beautifully aged, mineral-laden Chardonnay from top growing site in Chablis.  Meyer lemon, seashells and hay on the nose, round and soft on the palate with complex texture and excellent length. William Marengo. Editor @ sipnotes.org

Domaine de l’Arlot NSG, La Gerbotte 2014

This is a rare expression of Chardonnay from NSG ( Nuit Saint George ) Village, offering underripe orchard fruit and green apple, bracing minerality and chalkiness on the way to a crisp, salty finish. William Marengo. Editor @ sipnotes.org