Vidal Blanc

Peller Estates

Private Reserve Niagara Peninsula Icewine Vidal

Golden orange in color. Jasmine and apple on the nose. White apricot and honey drizzled peaches on the palette. Sweet but not overly so. — 2 days ago

Newport Vineyards

Ice Wine Vidal Blanc

Sweet, syrupy, with a slight dryness that was surprising on the finish. — a month ago

Grgich Hills Estate

Dry Napa Valley Fumé Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Pale lemon with complex aromas of fresh ripe citrus and tropical fruits with grassy herb mineral notes. On the palate flavors of peach, apple and melon with lemongrass and herb notes. Long finish ending with juicy fruit, herb and grassy notes, lively acidity with mineral character. Outstanding! — 14 days ago

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Kiona Vineyards

Columbia Valley Chenin Blanc 2021

Pale yellow, excellent clarity. Pear and orchard fruit notes in nose, lemon and peach in the mouth. Fruity, soft, marvelous stuff. Builds in crispness over time. Great value for a common supermarket wine. A neglected varietal, shamefully. — 6 days ago

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Delightful photos! Looks good!🧀🥂

Laherte Frères

Les Grandes Crayères 1er Cru Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs 2015

wow. I’ve only had a smattering of Laherte wines but, wow, that’s gonna change. This wine is just gorgeous, lovely density of fresh orchard fruit and citrus, ginger hints, green apple, spice, not yeasty or oxidative. It’s all in harmony and just delicious. Will last and likely improve. — 3 days ago

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Agreed. Just fantastic. Had one last week.

Claude Riffault

Monoparcelle 469 Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2019

2019; Very hot today (96°) needed cold wine relief.
Nose has under-ripe green apple, lime zest, peach, crushed lemongrass, green melon, river stones and wet chalk.
Palate has under-ripe pineapple, key lime, yellow grapefruit, under-ripe white peach, crushed limestone and faint salinity with medium acidity.

I'm familiar with this producer, but the first time seeing this single lieu-dit (Les Sentiers) selection. Very nice effort here. Double decanted with 2H rest. 93-94
— 6 days ago

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Great notes - thanks
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@Douglas Braun Quite welcome. 👍

Torres Alegre

Cru Garage Sauvignon Blanc 2006

How a couple of these bottles landed in my cellar is a story best saved for another day. Needless to say, this is sixteen year old Sauv Blanc from Baja California by a renowned producer in the region.

The wine has a medium to deep yellow tone with floral and mature pineapple scents. The pallet is two dimensional: starts round with white tea flavors then turns to waxy buttery and vanilla flavors.
Light, low alcohol; the finish is slightly acidic and citrus but substancial.

Turned into an interesting wine where I wasn’t expecting much to be honest. My brain is baffled as parts of the wine taste a lot like a young heavily oaked Cali Chard. Must pair the remaining bottle; thinking a creamy and slightly spicy chile poblano soup. Hopefully that’ll clear up my baffling…
— 13 days ago

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Napa Valley Blanc de Blancs

Meadowcroft Wines Napa Valley Blanc de Blancs Non Vintage, California

Pale lemon in color.

On the nose grapefruits, green apples, white pepper, light limes and minerals.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity and medium sized bubbles.

Dry on the palate with lemons, citrus, green apples, herbs, spices, minerals and white pepper.

Tangy finish with limes and spices.

This is a very tasty sparkling wine from Napa Valley. Nicely balanced and tangy. Spicy and interesting.

Easy drinking and good by itself. Good right out of the bottle and better with airtime.

100% Chardonnay grapes from Napa Valley. A tiny production of only 122 cases.

12.9% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

— 13 days ago

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Tzafona Cellars

Icewine Vidal 2014

A vegan, kosher, Canadian ice wine.

Burnt orange crème brûlée, purple plum, & custard undertones. Fun stuff.
— a month ago

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Patent Wines

Yountville Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Pale lemon in color with a green tint.

Very aromatic nose of white flowers, citrus, limes, green apples, gooseberry, light tropical fruits, spices, guava, lemon peel and herbs.

Light to medium in body with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, green apples, earth, herbs and spices.

Spicy finish with almonds and limes.

This is a tasty Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley. Spicy, refreshing and tangy.

Feels very much like a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, and better after 15 minutes of airtime.

A good pool wine that I paired with a beautiful day by the beach. Will also pair nicely with oysters.

14.2% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

— 11 days ago

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Pretty photo!☀️

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@Trixie thanks 😃