Exilé Blanc” is sourced in the biodynamic estate of Tangui Méliet located in Gascony, blend of 50% Chenin Blanc, 50% Colombard, blend changes every year, Chenin is 40 years old and comes from an organic producer in Anjou. All grapes are vinified separately. Medium lemon color with aromas of stone fruits with citrus and noticeable lees notes. On the palate flavors of apple and pear with citrus notes. Medium finish ending with fruit, mineral notes and a yeasty character. A unique wine. — 2 days ago
Nose has under-ripe peach, lemon zest, cold chalk and wet beach sand.
Palate has pineapple core, dried lemon, sea spray and dehydrated peach.
Nice balanced acidity, no real herbal notes to speak of, a different expression than the traditional style. This wine should have a long life ahead, drink 2024-31.
The inaugural, single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc for Saracina from the Lolonis Vineyard; possibly some of the oldest SB vines in the US, planted in 1942.
On the Lawn at Tanglewood this afternoon with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Our conductor Andris Nelsons and pianist Paul Lewis collaborate on the third of three concerts encompassing all five of Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano concertos in one weekend. Today's program includes OGONEK (Starling Variations, 2022; world premiere), FARRENC (Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Opus. 36) and BEETHOVEN (Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Opus 73, Emperor). This weekend has been an auditory pleasure, enjoying all five of Beethoven's piano concerti, and what a finale today! — 15 days ago
The nose is really superb, between bright notes of fruit (citrus fruits, apricot stones), barrel notes. Lively mouth, beautiful minerality, gunstone, notes of onion, poultry. Balanced, well-built body. Superb finish also, bringing together the tasting bouquet. Nice pleasure!
Le nez est vraiment superbe, entre notes vives de fruits (agrumes, noyaux d’abricot), notes de fût. Bouche vive, belle minéralité, pierre à fusil, des notes d’oignon, volaille. Corp équilibré, bien construit. Finale superbe également, réunissant le bouquet de dégustation. Beau plaisir! — 4 days ago
Light golden in color with a yellow tint.
Strong nose of gooseberry, limes, grapefruits, light earth, green apples, spices, grass and light sea salt.
Medium bodied with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.
Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, citrus, green apples, bitter herbs, light vegetables, light tropical fruits, spices, earth and white pepper.
Long finish with light almonds and spices.
This is a delicious Sauvignon Blanc based blend from Napa Valley.
Easy drinking and good by itself or with food. Has a light creamy feel, which is very enjoyable.
Nicely balanced and tangy, with a soft mouthfeel.
Showing nice complexity, which you don't usually see at this young age. I can see it getting even better in the next 3 years.
I had it all by itself by the pool.
A blend of 73% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Chardonnay and 13% Malvasia. Aged for 7 months in used French oak barrels. A small production of 600 cases.
14.2% alcohol by volume.
$60. — 15 days ago
Big bodied white, unique . Distinctive, Interesting but not complex — 8 days ago
Pale yellow with aromas of ripe white stone and citrus fruits with dried floral grassy notes, aged on lees for 5 months. On the palate flavors of rich apple and lemon with crisp acidity and pronounced mineral notes. Medium+ finish, ending with creamy citrus, herb and flinty mineral character. Good now and will improve over next several years! — 12 days ago
Pop and pour. A breathtaking light straw color. On the nose: green apple, pear, lime, touch of banana. Taste: soft, juicy wine with lemon, grass, honeydew melon, chalky minerals, and a metallic grapefruit. Nothing special, may need a little more time. Cheers! — 7 days ago