White Wine

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‘delicate, impeccable’ white Burgundy: 2010 SAINT AUBIN 1er Cru Frionnes Domaine Hubert Lamy

By on 17/09/2014

‘The cooler side of St. Aubin emerges in the 2010 St. Aubin Les Frionnes. Precise mineral notes frame exquisite fruit in this delicate, impeccable Burgundy. There is an understated intensity in the Frionnes that is gorgeous. The rocky soils in this site trap the daytime heat, yet at the same time force the roots to grow deep into the soils for nourishment.’ 93 Antonio Galloni, www.vinousmedia.com

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2012 Rully 1er Cru ‘La Pucelle’ – Still my personal favourite of the Jacqueson whites

By on 02/09/2014

The adventurous and sportif Paul Jacqueson and his wife Marie make wines of impeccable quality, when not climbing in the Himalayas, close indeed to their much more expensive cousins on the Côte d’Or. We have a particular fondness for their whites, and especially the Pucelle, which is a model of what a great Rully can be year after year.

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A superb Malvasia from Croatia

By on 17/07/2014

We were led to Istrian wine by our our friend Tony Hodges. Tony, who sadly departed earlier this year, coined the slogan 'The lightness of being Istria' for the nascent wine export drive. The 'basic' wines have been well-appreciated for a couple of years.

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