Louis Jadot Meursault 2011

Meursault is almost entirely planted with Chardonnay – with only 5% Pinot Noir. It is known for its citrus-flavoured chardonnay, which can very floral in the most balanced vintages. Barrel fermentation and wild yeast will contribute a cashew and oatmeal character, which is what draws most drinkers – interestingly, a winemaking character rather than the…

Cuvée Sabourin Blush 2012

I have no idea where this wine comes from. The producer is dubious – according to the back of the label, it’s Producteurs Réunis de Cébazan. But that simply translates as wine cooperative of Cébezan, which is a village in the Herault area of South-Western France. But that’s a winery that doesn’t seem to exist,…

Masi Campofiorin 2009

Masi were the founders of a technique in the Valpolicella area called Ripasso, and this wine, the Campofiorin is the one they first did it with. It’s been very successful, and you’ll see plenty of other examples around. Masi discovered that if they put the fermented juice of a fresh young Valpolicella red (Corvina, Rondinella…