Seyval Blanc

Fireside Winery

Marengo Seyval 2020

A wine from Iowa. A first for me. And what a nice surprise. A really well made wine. This French hybrid does well in cooler weather and this is a really good example. A bit like a Pinot Grigio or Pinot Blanc. But not sweet and nothing foxy or weird. Really very enjoyable. — 17 days ago

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Louis-Benjamin Dagueneau

Silex Pouilly-Fumé Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Stat bright pale straw. Lighter but inviting nose of Asian pear, toasted vanilla spice, and rocks. Palate is medium full yielding chalky pear, flinty citrus rind, and a hint of chalky vanilla. Medium long finish, especially as the wine warms up. The flagship wine of Domaine Dagueneau lives up to all the hype. “A red in white clothing,” as my drinking partner puts it. Allegedly, Didier preferred this wine with a rare steak. I totally get that, having had this with a lightly marbled New York strip (and shrimp). It’s Cabernet Sauvignon’s mother after all. So much complexity and general “stuff” in this wine! If you’re one of those who won’t spend a lot on white wines, you’re missing out. This is up there with Savienneres and White Burgundy among white wine royalty. Fork over the cash. You won’t regret it. Drink now through 2026. — 3 days ago

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Great bottle. Made by his son after his sudden death approximately 10 - 12 years ago…
Keith Crump

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Love this wine

Chalk Hill

Estate Bottled Chalk Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2019

A great SB! Blend of 96% Sauv Blanc with 4% Sauv Gris adding an interesting dynamic to the wine & distinctive aromas (prior to ‘18 vintage some Semillon added). Pale lemon color, citrus, tropical & floral aromas. On the palate peach, melon, herb & earthy tones, well balanced with acidity, smooth yet robust on a long finish ending rich with wet stone character. Good value! A Fav!! Very consistent with ‘18!! — 10 days ago

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Pertois-Lebrun

Le Fond du Bateau Terroir de Chouilly No. 10 Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc

Spectacular Grand Cru grower Chardonnay from Chouilly. Medium gold in the glass. Meager, medium sized bubbles that dissipate rather quickly. Very zippy and lively from the jump. The nose is terrific with a little salt and herbs along with some toffee. Really nice citrus fruit leaps out of the glass. Buttered brioche and spice compliment.

Single vineyard Grand Cru fruit from a tiny plot called “Le Fond du Bateau”, the bottom of the boat. Bottled in June of 2010 and disgorged in May of 2018 with a dosage of 1 g/l to let the terroir truly shine. So bold and so full of personality. Racy acidity and distinctive minerality throughout. Nice depth and complexity here.

This really does get better and better as it evolves in the glass. The beautiful citrus expresses itself initially with peaches and green apples. Pears, apricots, and a nice bit of spice. Bold but oh so elegant simultaneously. This is long and very posh. An instant favorite and will be so much better down there road.
— 6 days ago

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A good photo and notes! Cheers!🥂

Coquerel Family Wine Estates

Walnut Wash Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Has almost 8 years in bottle where it developed a complex lively apple cider theme. This oxidized and evolved into a caramel appley vinegar tropical mix.

Beautiful apricot golden color. Smoked peaches, apple cider, and tarragon on the nose.

Acid hanging around after all these years.

Flavors of dried pineapple and dried mango and plenty more apple cider to sip through.
— 6 days ago

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Ant Moore

Signature Series Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

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Unripe honey dew. The last Friday boat night of the season here in Michigan. Beautiful night on the lake. Had some tasty wines on the boat this summer. Sad to see it come to an end. Decent wine and shrimp ceviche. — a day ago

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Maison Albert Vevey

Blanc Flapi Prié Blanc

Dessert wine, but not extremely sweet
Very fresh
On the nose is almondy and cheese plus amazingly floral as if you are on an Alps highland where cows are free range
It reminds me of a Malga Toma di Gressonay
On the palate is very citrusy somewhere between an orange rind and a grapefruit plus all the flowers still there and a almondy finish
Very very good
Production is so limited i can't even hope to get another bottle unless i go to visit Val d'Aosta
— 5 days ago

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Celene

Diamant Grande Réserve Crémant de Bordeaux Brut Nature Blanc de Blancs 2015

Vintage 2015 | Cremant from… Bordeaux! Semillon and Muscadelle. 36 months sur lie. Love it! | Paired with sushi — a day ago

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Domaine François Cotat

La Grande Côte Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Very tart, fresh, light but filled with energy. Citrus and stone, pond lilly. Need to let this warm up a bit more than standard Sancerre. Becomes honeyed, then shows muskmelon. Takes a while to show its colors; time will be kind to this I think. — 3 days ago

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Lyle Fass

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Best at 15-20 years. They can be as good as blingy white burg with proper age.
Josh Morgenthau

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Makes sense! Haven’t had the opportunity to taste one that old, but have a few at 5 years in the cellar and I’m going to try for it.
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@Josh Morgenthau worth the wait

Gamble Family Vineyards

Gamble Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2019

2019 vintage. This changes a lot, depending on temperature. Passionfruit, lime, gooseberry when well-chilled; fatter, oakier notes when warmer, like lemon meringue pie, apple skin, dried white fig, apricot, chalk, little coconut and dill. — 4 days ago

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