Clos Floridene, Graves Blanc, 2010

Clos Floridene, Graves Blanc, 2010
This is the second white in a row out if my cellar that is intensely rich. Like the Collio Friulano recently, its richness is almost too much to drink any amount of. Lemon, lemon sweetness on the nose and rich sweet juicy apricot lemon salad to chew on, erm… I mean drink.  White Bordeaux is one ...

Prestige de Calvet 2011

Prestige de Calvet 2011
Bitter, soulless and nasty. A complete contrast to the Château de Quantin, another ‘cheap’ white Bordeaux I tried last month that isn’t just a better wine – it’s also much better value for money! …I can’t even give this the benefit of being a faulty bottle! Sainsbury’s £10.00 {but don’t even consider it!} Share this:FacebookTwitter

Château de Quantin, 2009

Château de Quantin, 2009
Shopping around the local l’Eclerc hypermarche for some wine inspiration whilst on holiday, I thought – perhaps a white Bordeaux? I love white Bordeaux, especially the sublime Domain de Chevalier, which I obviously wasn’t going to find the likes of in a supermarket, but I stumbled on this, cheap (for a Bordeaux white) about £8, ...

Château de Fieuzal Blanc

Château de Fieuzal Blanc
A demi de Château de Fieuzal for Nick as I was out celebrating a friends birthday…   Share this:FacebookTwitter

Yves Cuilleron Condrieu Les Chaillets, 2007

After a week of hav­ing to take 12 horse pills each day for my poi­soned toe, and included two days of a nasty stom­ach bug that took three more to fully get over, I decided to treat my tired palate to some­thing sub­lime. Every time I try this I’m reminded just how good wine can ...
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