French white wine values tasted in 2013

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 2013 (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
 

white Languedoc la clape - Les caves de Château Rouquette - Les petits grains ("Bag in Box")

nv - 3.4 € - fruity aromas of roussanne and marsanne - fat but fresh, powerful but not stiff

11100 Narbonne Plage, tél. 04 68 65 68 65

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - Les Gras Moutons

2011 - 6.8 € - lichee, kiwi - not onctuous but intense, fresh

white Saint chinian - Jean-Marie Rimbert - L'Agathe - Blanc

2011 - 7 € - aromas of freshly cut hay, of starfruit - onctuous, starfruit, a hint of bitterness, fresh, no stiffness

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Vieilles vignes

2012 - 7.2 € - very harmonious - lichee - not onctuous, lichee, minerally, tiny gas beads fresh

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier et Rémi Branger - EARL La Pépière - Cuvée 3

2009 - 9 € - great purity - a modest nose - minerally, lime blossom, fresh

Alsace wine labelwhite Alsace - Audrey et Christian Binner - Ça gazouille [lieu-dit : Katzenthal] - Riesling (sec)

2010 - 12 € - very aromatic - a lively nose - a huge aromatic intensity, orange, nougat, dense but not onctuous, wide with tidy gas beads, almost dry: with just a hint of residual sugar, fresh

white Crémant d'alsace - Les Binner (négoce) - Triple Zéro

2009 - 12 € -

 

Next releases

You may be emailed when several tasting reports are issued if you write your email address below. (There currently are 2037 subscribers.)

Milan, Italy  |  West Palm Beach, FL  |  Marco Island, FL

 

Top of page