Tags » Chenin Blanc

What We Have Been Drinking--10/12/15

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife.  Here are some of the wines we tasted over the past few weeks: 781 more words


Moulin Touchais 1949-1999

Just over a year ago, in September 2014, I led a vertical tasting of Moulin Touchais with Munskänkarna in Stockholm, a wine tasting club. Moulin Touchais is a sweet wine from the… 826 more words


Francophiled, or Drink What You Like

I recently attended a blind A/B tasting. That means we (the tasting panel) were given four pairs of wines poured from concealed bottles, were given no information on them, and we had to compare each pair of wines against one another. 790 more words

White Wine

Glen Carlou The Welder 2012

Glen Carlou, The Welder, Chenin blanc, WO Paarl, South Africa, 2012

Wine of Origin Paarl is north-east of Cape Town, correcting many web references that say north-west, which would put it in the Southern Atlantic. 304 more words

10to20 - Still White

Dom J.Pithon Les Bonnes Blanches Anjou 2002

Domaine Jo Pithon, Les Bonnes Blanches, AOC/AOP Anjou, Maine et Loire, France, 2002

Domaine production is certified biologique by Qualite France.  Schist soils, with an exposure tending to the north. 301 more words

10to20 - Still White

Three aromatic whites

Off to South Africa and Argentina for my next reviews and three aromatic whites. The first two are both from South Africa, Fire Flower an unusual blend of Chenin Blanc / Pinot Grigio and the… 307 more words


The Wine List #10

The retirement project to sample the product of every major grape variety listed in Hugh Johnson’s pocket wine book.

Chenin Blanc

Tresors De Loire Cuvee 845… 232 more words