William Fèvre Petit Chablis 2014, Burgundy, France (£16.60 Wine Importers, Hailsham Cellars, Bubbles and Wine, The Wine Shop, John Hattersley Wines) Forget the Petit bit, this is fresh, vibrant wine with a light nectarine note alongside the floral citrus flavours and a crisp mineral note on the finish. Good for […]

Chardonnays from France & Chile

Slightly tardy in some of posting these but got there in the end… Domaine Cheysson ‘L’Exception’ Beaujolais Blanc 2014, Burgundy, France (£13.99 Laithwaites) There’s and almost salty tangy to this wine, which is crisp, brisk and reminds me more of Burgundies from further north. Taut citrus, light peach, very tasty […]

A raft of Chardonnays

Simonnet-Febvre Chablis 2014, Burgundy, France (£14.99 Campbell Moore, Hailsham Cellars,, Bablake Wines, The Mount Bay Wine Co, Bon Coeur, Edward Beer & Wine, Bakers and Larners of Holt, Hennings Fine Wines) Has the classic Chablis combo of richness and leanness, with the bracing citrus and apple (fresh and cooked) […]

Two White Burgundies

The last of the catch-up-on-tasting-notes posts (see intro HERE if that doesn’t make sense) Blind Spot Chardonnay 2014, Yarra Valley, Australia (£7.95 The Wine Society) Dry, crisp, tangy young wine, lots of taut apple and lemon flavours balanced by leesy richness, pure and clean, but not lacking depth, brilliant value. S- […]

Five Chardonnays from Australia, New Zealand & France

Blason de Bourgogne Chablis La Réserve 2012, Burgundy, France (£12.99 Sainsbury’s) Typical (decent) Chablis, seems as if it’s going to be quite rich, creamy and nutty, but then the citrus finesse kicks in, along with a touch of brine. B+ Kalfu Kuda Unoaked Chardonnay 2013, Leyda, Chile (£11.99 The Wine […]

Chardonnays from France, Chile, South Africa & California