French white wine values tasted in 2017

The selected French bottlings have given me much pleasure for the price. I have purchased them again for personal consumption. You may look up the availability of wines if you enter a location name in the search box at the top of the page.

The below wines were tasted in France, in 2017 (between April and December). The tasting notes are listed by increasing prices, with the following format:

Appellation - producer - plot or brand - variety
Vintage - approximate price - general impression - on nose - on palate - after swallowing
 

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière (AB)

2016 - 7.4 € - classic - punchy, peach, kiwi, short, lively - opens up on the second day

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Vieilles vignes

2016 - 9.1 € - grapefruit, peach - neither oily nor stiff, grapefruit, peach, fresh

muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marion Pescheux, Manuel Landron - Domaine Complemen'terre - Croix Moriceau

2015 - 9.5 € - intense - peach - velvety, peach, nougat, juicy, no stiffness, fresh

white Crémant d'Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Brut

NV - 10 € -

Cheverny wine labelwhite Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - 13 € -

white Alsace muscat - Audrey et Christian Binner - Hinterburg - [sans sulfite ajouté]

2013 - 18 € - very intense, Muscat - wide, fresh almond, intense and minerally, fresh

 

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