White Blend

    Wine of the Week; 2012 Vrinioti Iama White

    … Vradiano and the white grapes –  Roditis, Savvatiano, Assyrtiko and Malagouzia. The Wine Iama stands for something that fosters good health and metaphorically, something special.  That it is.  It’s a a fascinating blend of two distinctly different native Greek wine grapes – 60% Malagouzia and 40% Assyrtiko.   Malagouzia is an ancient grape variety…

    3 readers - By ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

    Quick Pour: Sans Liege Call to Arms 2011

    …Producer: Sans Liege Region: Paso Robles AVA, California, United States Wine: Call to Arms Price: $30 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: 70% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne; (15.1% ABV) Virginia Pour House Notes: Fresh lemon meringue, touch of honey, lush, white tropical fruit, and flaky pastry aromas lead to a smooth, honey-coated palate with plenty…

    3 readers - By Virginia Pour House

    France, White Blend, Bila-Haut, Michel Chapoutier, Côtes Du Roussillon, 2013

    … White blend of: grenache gris, greanche blanc, macabeo, and vermentino. N/ Vanilla taffy, sea spray, marine wafts, melon, hay, cedar, and dry river rocks. T/ Medium mouthfeel. A lime and honeysuckle tart starts thing off, leading to some softer honeysuckle, tropical fruit, and green apple notes. A touch of slate closes her. Highly gulpable. This […] The post France, White Blend, Bila-Haut, Michel Chapoutier, Côtes Du Roussillon, 2013 appeared first on BrainWines.com. …

    2 readers - By BrainWines.com

    Old York Cellars Tasting

    … struck and were inspired to give back to New Jersey charities. What Exit White Pale gold in color with aromas of citrus zest and a hint of minerals. Pear and apple flavors were supported by a good streak of acidity along with subtle suggestions of soft sandalwood. Finishing clean and crisp, this is a fantastically glugable white blend that’s super…

    8 readers - By the buddha in your glass

    DeBarge Vineyards and Winery

    … explain the origins. It's a refreshing contrast to the shenanigans in Texas. All of the wines sampled here are enclosed with screwcaps and most are available from the website. Two of the whites had just been bottled and were shipped as advance samples before the labels had been delivered. NV DeBarge Chardonnooga Chardonnel & Cayuga…

    3 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

    Wines of Sud Ouest France

    …Bordeaux Blanc is an odd sort of critter in the wine world... It plays second fiddle to the highly prized reds, and true enthusiasts of French white wines tend to focus on Burgundy. Don't get me wrong, I've had some great Bordeaux Blanc and I'm not putting it down. However, the cost of real estate tends to inflate the prices of those bottles…

    1 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews