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Domaine Arnaud Lambert

Brézé Clos de Midi Lieu-Dit Saumur Chenin Blanc 2020

Nice weight. The fruit veers tropical but still very cool-climate. Slays with Thai/Vietnamese. — 11 days ago

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Domaine de l'Aujardière (Eric Chevalier)

Le Clos de la Butte Muscadet Côtes de Grand Lieu Melon de Bourgogne 2015

Round 2 of blind tasting and we all got stumped, but then it was obvious. Pale golden yellow hues that match some golden apple, saline lemon zest, and orange pith aromas. Ripe and bruised fruit that blends in with honeysuckle and wax. Slight amount of spice with a dry and moderate acidity finish. You could see this a mile away being delivered on a plate of oysters. — 9 days ago

Jillian Varner
with Jillian

Lieu Dit

Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Franc 2021

Trendy wine, enjoyable. Cheers. — 2 months ago

Juan, Severn and 11 others liked this

Cave des vins de Bourgueil

Lieu-dit Beauregard Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2020

Red bell pepper, along with red fruits on the nose. A little thin, dry, and no tannins. Pine needles? Red fruits as well. — 11 days ago

Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2020

What an experience!! Nose is relatively shy, hard to tell it’s got 50+ g/l sugar, displaying fine but not exhuberant stonefruit, bruised apple. It is the power of the surprises, with even more structure and austerity. than its dry counterpart, fully enveloping  the luscious core achieving perfect balance. It’s very much not a dessert wine, it just has the balance the grape is asking for. Can’t add more notes, gotta save it and try with ages cheese :-) — a month ago

Emmanuel Darnaud

Lieu dit La Dardouille Saint-Joseph Syrah 2016

Lyle Fass

Dynamite wine and so different than the Gripa. Awesome nose of rich blackberry fruit, granite and kalamate olive. Palate is juicy and slippery with terrific freshness, energy and granite tones. Ripe, juicy tannins and terrific opulence with great structure and purity. Long and echoing finish with top notch linearity and delineation. You can tell an engineer made this wine which Emmanuel is. This is going to a 9.7 now air air. So integrated and seamless with such vivid and precise black fruits. Fresh and refined. Awesome. — 2 months ago

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Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Sec Vouvray Chenin Blanc

The prettiest of a great lineup. Much more Mosel than Vouvray, leads with intense, ripe white peach and nectarine, fragrant apple, subtle florals. The exuberance of fruit never exceeds into Voigner-like cocktail but it’s kept in check by the mineral backbone in the nose. The palate has a perfect touch of rd to underline the fruity character and abundant minerality and acidity promising even better times to come with age — a month ago

Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Demi-Sec Vouvray Chenin Blanc

Tasted between its sec and molleaux companions it loses steam, neither here nor there but still quite fine on its own — a month ago