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Cuvée du Vatican

Réserve de l'Abbé Côtes du Rhône Red Rhône Blend 2017

Fruit-driven character on this #cotesdurhone, cassis and bramble berry up front, finishes with some toffee and vanilla notes, plenty of acididty and a long finish with lingering tannins. It's a bit thin at the end and missing some herbs and spice to make things more interesting. #wsjwineclub
— 3 days ago

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Paris Street

Pinot Noir 2017


For the price, not a bad Pinot Noir
#rose at all. Hints of watermelon, strawberry and citrus aroma. Bit of tartness and more alcohol compared to my benchmark Provence Rose. The Pinot Noir adds a thread of spice so this one might be more interesting paired with food - my first #romanianwine #wsjwineclub
— 2 months ago

Vanessa liked this

Ricella Alta

Vigne del Pareto Gavi Cortese 2016

Graceful #gavi, just slightly off-dry, white peach and green apple backed by nice mineral structure. #wsjwineclub — 3 months ago

Manny and Kendall liked this

Fleur du Mistral

Rosé 2018

Absolutely killer #provencal #rose for the price. Pale salmon color, citrus and unripe strawberry on the nose. Let this one warm up a touch in the glass and an excellent balance of acidity, fruit and some herbs start coming out. Delicious paired with grilled salmon and new potatoes for lunch. #wsjwineclub — a month ago

Vanessa liked this

Château Le Coin

Bordeaux Sauvignon Gris 2018

Interesting 100% #sauvignongris #bordeauxblanc. Mix of grassy notes and tropical fruit on the nose; slightly oily texture on the tongue with an effervescent-like zing at the same time. A teensy bit of green apple and loads of white/yellow citrus up-front and grapefruit pith bitterness linger on a long finish. This one paired nicely with pan-seared barramundi with a lemon and dill pollen marinade. ***Update: After a week in the fridge it’s actually even better as the zing has gone away and the bitterness has mellowed out. Simply lovely wine. #wsjwineclub — 2 months ago

Neil liked this

Casa Ermelinda Freitas

Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Fairly interesting value #portugal #cabernetsauvignon - cherry, raisins, tartness, touch of cola but one-dimensional and unwieldy tannins. Still for the price, decent wine. #wsjwineclub — 6 months ago

Neil liked this

Cuvée du Vatican

Réserve de l'Abbé Côtes du Rhône White Rhone Blend 2017

Fantastic #chateauneufdupapeblanc that is not labeled as such but tastes like it anyway. Swirls of mineral layers, touch of Provençal spice, floral and stone orchard fruit aromas that matches the taste and ideal acidity. #wsjwineclub — 2 months ago

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Fabulo

Spumante Prosecco

Likable, but not lovely #prosecco - quite dry, some green apple and pear. #wsjwineclub — 2 months ago

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Chateau Rochebert

Bordeaux Sémillon Blend 2016

Here’s a #bordeauxblanc comprising % 75/15/10 #semillon #sauvignonblanc #muscadelle . It’s a splendid blend with fresh citrus and white orchard fruit, some tropical and a touch of mineral notes. #wsjwineclub — 2 months ago

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Maison Albert Bichot

Baron de Charette Château de Dracy Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 2015

A rather humdrum #bourgogneblanc, fresh acidity but I can’t taste much steely minerality and a touch oily and buttery. #wsjwineclub — 8 months ago

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