White | Sauvignon Blanc | New Zealand | Marlborough | 750ml
The aromatics in this 2011 Sauvignon are distinctly tropical. Indulging the nose the initial sweet passion fruit then gives way to hints of lime, classic gooseberry, and dried herbs. But it is the palate where this wine embodies all that is Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The entry onto the palate is smooth and fruit driven, which accelerates through to a midpalate burst of energy from the firm lively acidity with a lingering mouth-watering finish.
White | Sauvignon Blanc | France | Loire Valley | 750ml
Red | Sauvignon Blanc | France | Loire Valley | 750ml
Lively like the look in your eyes, sweet like a kiss.Very fine gold color with a green sheen. Its nose has a flowery fruity bouquet. Being pure and honest it is seducer from the outset. Flowers flit around, trees bend down to give their most beautiful fruits to us and the air we breathe is so sweet in this garden full of sweetness that it is intoxicating. Lively, supple and welcoming taste. Predominantly honest in a welcoming balance, it reflects a pretty grape, a fine harvest in the singing and laughter of the men and women pickers. It tells us of work well done in the divine order and Nature's kindness. It is fair, and all one expected and to cap it all there is happiness there.
White | Sauvignon Blanc | Chile | Casablanca Valley | 750ml
White | Sauvignon Blanc | France | Vin de Pays | 750ml
"Attitude" has a beautiful freshness in mouth, a frank attack, delicate green and lemon flavors, citrus fruits, green apple and kiwi aromas. The minerality gives a long finish to the wine, a smoothness and elegance - characteristics of all of Pascal Jolivet's wines.
White | Sauvignon Blanc | South Africa | Constantia | 750ml
White | Sauvignon Blanc | New Zealand | 750ml
White | Sauvignon Blanc | United States | California | 750ml
White | Sauvignon Blanc | Argentina | Mendoza | 750ml
White | Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle | France | Bordeaux | 750ml
Picked predominantly over 10 days from October 14, the 2010 d'Yquem has 141gms/L residual sugar and pH 3.80. It is a slow-burner, the nose understated at first but unfurling with each passing moment with subtle scents of freshly sliced apricots, Clementine, clear honey and white flowers. There is an underlying minerality that really defines this bouquet. The palate is similar to the nose, revealing hidden facets with almost each swirl of the glass – orange blossom, limestone, white peach and honeysuckle. This is such a precise d'Yquem; it is after you have swallowed the wine that one comprehends just how brilliant it is.
White | Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle | France | Bordeaux | 375ml
White | Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle | France | Sauternes | 750ml
White | Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle | France | Sauternes | 375ml
White | Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle | France | 375ml
White | Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle | France | 750ml
Shows enticing aromas of toffee, cream, dried apricot and caramel. Full-bodied, very sweet and thick, with honey and caramel flavors. Long and rich, oozing with sweet, ripe fruit, this is like liquid candy. Wine Spectator 96 Points
James Suckling 95-96 Points: I love the botrytis spice character to this wine with dried apricots and tropical fruits. It's full bodied, medium sweet with a long intense finish. It's very layered. Wine of the vintage.
This has quite a bit of sulphur on the nose at first, but it clears with aeration. It remains tightly-coiled, with lemon, honey, apricot and limestone, demonstrating fine minerality. The palate has great tension on the entry, quite spicy and nutty in style, with a vibrant, zesty finish. This is an exuberant Sigalas-Rabaud with great potential.