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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Thought this would be appropriate for this thread. ;-)From my ... a stronghold in the upper Loire Valley appellation of Saint-Pourçain, where a few committed producers continue to showcase it in ‘varietal’ bottlings. If you’re a lover of racy, mineral-driven whites (like Chablis or Sancerre), this is one to add to your list!”  Ian Cauble, Maste... Read More

    Forum post in the topic And now for something...

  • Domaine Serge Laloue Sancerre Rouge 2014


    savoury and fruity Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim

  • So where was the Faiveley stored the last 10 years for its label to get like that? Doubtful it looked that way ex-winery.Leaves all turned in Wisconsin, I imagine. Maybe already snow further north? Love that area with the green in the summer.Regarding that 'slight' historical tangent, I had noted when the Coulee was planted, and started ruminati... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Burgundy, Barolo Dinner at...

  • Jean Baptiste Thibault la Duchesne Sancerre Rouge 2013


    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop the last time I was in Calais for 10 euros.Sancerre is an AOC created in 1936 [although viticulture here goes back to at least the Romans] for white wines made of the sauvignon blanc grape from 15 communes around the small hilltop town of that name on the west bank of the Loire river about 80 miles south... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Henri Bourgeois Sancerre les Barones 2010


    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002

  • Hi all!Hoping to wade into interesting wine talk (and food talk).  Me, I've been seriously enjoying and exploring wine for just over 20 years. On the red side, right now I'm partial to wines from Spain and the Rhone valley, but other loves are Oregon pinots, really good Italian wines (yes, it's endless, but that's the fun), and wanting to try mu... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Greetings Snoothlings...

  • Henri Bourgeois Sancerre les Barones 2010


    The wine was OK but as for the packaging ... two thumbs down. Three thumbs if I had them!! The foil was armour-plated and took me ten minutes to get into. Once I had managed to bore a small hole I found there was no cork at all - it was only the foil that was holding the liquid in there! As you might imagine I shall not be buying this wine a... Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Henri Bourgeois Sancerre les Barones 2010


    Very ripe fruit in this unusally ripe vintage, but still maintains its typicite': grapefruit, minerality, crisp and dry with the pleasant acidity that I love. Read More

    Wine review by pepp168

  • Henri Bourgeois Sancerre les Barones 2010


    Dry fruity wine. Great with pasta Read More

    Wine review by jkupe

  • Chateau de Sancerre 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by erinspritzer

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