French white wine values tasted in 2011

The selected French bottlings have given me much pleasure for the price. I have purchased them again for personal consumption. Featured values include 3 Muscadet-de-sèvre-et-maine. You’ll learn the availability of wines if you enter a location name in the search box at the top of the page.

The below wines were tasted in France, in 2011 (between April and December). The tasting notes are listed by increasing prices, with the following format:

Appellation - producer - plot or brand - variety
Vintage - approximate price - general impression - on nose - on palate - after swallowing
 

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier - Domaine de la Pépière Agriculture Biologique

2010 - 5 € - kiwi - assertive but not dense, no gas, fresh

Saint-chinian wine labelwhite Saint chinian - Jean-Marie Rimbert - blanc - (clairette, roussanne, rolle, grenache)

2010 - 6.5 € -

Côtes-du-ventoux wine labelwhite Côtes du ventoux - Paul Jaboulet Aîné - Les Traverses

2009 - 7 € - apricot - onctuous, apricot, starfruit, fresh

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier - Domaine de la Pépière - Les Gras Moutons

2009 - 7 € - bright aromatic character, kiwi, peach, flower - juicy, pervasive, kiwi, peach, lemon sorbet, dries the tongue and palate, fresh and sappy

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier - Clos des Briords

2010 - 8 € - great purity - ethereal - dry, minerally, fresh

 

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