With Goat Cheese

Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Sec Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2017

So floral. Beeswax. Green apple, but somewhat mild acidity. Fantastic with aged goat cheese. — 6 days ago

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Mocavero

Curtirussi Verdeca 2015

This wine smells like washrind barny creamy goat Camembert cheese. Front notes on the mouth smoothly escalate front delicate to a clean steely limey tongue with a sharp uplifted acid zing before the succinct yet soft finish. I like it! — 3 days ago

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Ruinart

Dom Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2007

So wonderful; dancing on my tongue! Hints of butterscotch, a touch of citrus. Pair with goat cheese. — a day ago

Donkey and Goat

Eliza Barsotti Vineyard White Blend 2016

Classic Eliza. Great stuff, paired with seared scallops and white bean panzanella. — 18 days ago

Domaine La Millière

La Bessade Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2014

3L!! Crusty wax took about 10 flakey minutes with a knife trying to break through. Totally worth the effort. Goat cheese and brownies-, unlikely pairings but absolutely delicious. — 12 hours ago

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Luigi Scala

Rosso Classico Superiore Cirò Gaglioppo

2010: Lingering earthy character, funky on the nose—delicious! Excellent with chicken liver mousse, grilled octopus and goat cheese agnolotti. — 7 hours ago

Donkey and Goat

Nouveau Glou California Clairette Merlot 2018

Whoa. Wouldn’t expect this. A red & white blend that is absolutely perfect with cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving. Three cheers! — 17 days ago

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Donkey and Goat

Skin Ferment Marsanne 2017

Slight haze (10 month skin contact in clay vessle, natural ferment, unfined, unfiltered, sediment in bottle) medium yellow-gold

Clean scent, very mild scent of apple cider vinegar, stones, youthful and would be interested to see where the aromas go with age. Smells like a good healthy natural wine.

Dry, medium acidity, medium tannin, medium body, medium intensity of clay and stones, light notes of dry under ripe peach.

Wine is more about texture than fruit and other characteristics. Medium finish.

Nice wine, not your typical Marsanne, look forward to future vintages. Would be interesting to see a portion of the Marsanne (or Roussanne) done in stainless (fruit retention) and blended in. Should talk with Big Basin about Roussanne - “2015 Roussanne Homestead Block is a super-expressive wine. In this vintage, most of the wine (80%) was fermented and aged in amphora, an approach that has worked beautifully here.”

TECHNICAL INFO
* Appellation: El Dorado Vineyard: Fenaughty Varietal: Marsanne Clone: Tablas Age: Planted 1990 Elevation: 2600 feet Soil: Decomposed granite w/red clay loam Harvested: September 12, 2017 Pressed: July 18, 2018 Maceration: 10 months in handmade Italian clay Fermentation: Wild yeast and bacteria Bottled: August 10, 2018 Production: 59 cases Release date: November 2018
— 19 days ago

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Donkey and Goat

The Gadabout California White Blend 2017

Super interesting. Acid with balance, gold, slight clouds — 9 days ago

François Chidaine

Les Bournais Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2014

Hiding in my cellar like that, but I can’t stay mad at you! Absolute golden color. The mineral, lanolin, and brioche nose gives way to chamomile, apricots yellow apple, quince, and honey flavors. Rounded mouth feel, but no perceptible residual sugars. I really am a sucker for a dry Chenin Blanc. MY wife found a killer Spring Valley goat cheese from Chester Spring, PA to have with this wine. — 9 days ago

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