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How Good is Tutiac ‘Lieu-Dit Verdot’ Petit Verdot?


Wine Assessment of 2014 Les Vignerons de Tutiac ‘Lieu-Dit Verdot’ Petit Verdot, Bordeaux, France

Rating: 89/100

This Petit Verdot wine comes from the realm of origin of the grape selection, the Bordeaux area in France.

The grape for this wine come even the truth is, from a ‘lieu-dit’, a small delimited space North of Bordeaux referred to as ‘Verdot’, on the commune of Reignac close to the Blaye appellation.

Made by the Les Vignerons de Tutiac cooperative vineyard, the winery that crops these grapes covers solely a 2.5 ha floor space (6 acres) yielding about 15,000 bottles per 12 months.

The ‘Lieu-Dit’ assortment is a range by the Tutiac winegrowers of small vineyards producing wines of particular character.

After fermentation, this Petit Verdot Bordeaux wine was aged in French oak barrels.

Total Tasting Impressions

A dry and savory pink, bursting with a salivating acidity and vegetal bitterness, but feeling considerably balanced and beneficiant.

Full Tasting Notes

This Bordeaux varietal Petit Verdot is available in a reasonably darkish pink coloration with touches of oranges hues to the rim however wanting darkish and almost black to the core.

The nostril is predominantly fruity and spicy, stuffed with notes of contemporary raspberry and blackberry. Extra importantly, there’s a wealth of lifted inexperienced pepper and pink bell pepper notes, considerably typical of the grapes.

Add some smoothening oaky vanilla, a touch of caramel and woodsmoke, and you’ve got a reasonably pleasing odor, ashy and savory, barely vegetal but fruity in a typical Bordeaux wine vogue.

The palate is dry with a crispy acidity underlined by some bitter vegetal flavors, reminding that Petit Verdot generally is a little ‘inexperienced’ to style. However someway this offers this wine that’s in any other case ripe and beneficiant wine boasting pink berry and oaky flavors, a way of distinctive persona and a varietal typicity.

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Julien Miquel

Tutiac Lieu-Dit Verdot Petit Verdot Label Pictures

How Good is Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc?


Wine evaluate of 2017 Henri Bourgeois ‘Petit Bourgeois’ Sauvignon Blanc white, Vin de France from Chavignol in Loire

Rating: 89/100 pts

Though labeled as ‘Vin de France’, this Sauvignon Blanc by well-known Sancerre and Puilly-Fumé producer Henri Bourgeois is produced from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes from the Loire area in central France.

The wine was fermented solely in chrome steel tanks earlier than a Three-month ageing on lees, additionally in tanks (no oak barrels) to spherical up and smoothen its profile.

General Tasting Impression

A lightweight-in-body Sauvignon Blanc, dry and really crisp that contains a salivating and zingy acidity. It’s mild physique and really managed general steadiness make it a wine that may be very simple to sip and luxuriate in with out problems.

But, Petit Bourgeois has all of the traits of a pungent, barely grassy and generously tropical character we love in a really properly executed Sauvignon Blanc.

In just a few phrases, that is the ‘French model of a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc”.

The very best of each worlds maybe: beneficiant and pungent, but not too grassy and coming with a way of restraint, and a really lean palate sensation.

Full Tasting Notes

This Loire Sauvignon Blanc is available in a brilliant and glossy lemon-yellow shade, barely pale and with touches of inexperienced hues. Considerably typical of a dry Sauvignon Blanc model in look.

The nostril can be considerably typical of a Sauvignon Blanc wine, however clearly extra pungent and extra tropical than the typical fragrant profile for a French Sauvignon.

It’s pungently tropical, with a clearly dominant ardour fruit be aware. Pear, pineapple, grapefruit and ripe lemon come alongside the ripe ardour fruit character, for an general tempting and bursting with depth nostril.

The palate may be very dry, that includes a crisp and mineral, citrusy acidity. The medium physique simply balances out the zingy palate really feel. The wealthy and ripe citrusy flavors of lemon and pink grapefruit although, make for a luscious fruity impression.

Some phenolics add a contact of inexperienced bitterness to the end, like biting right into a recent lime.

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Julien Miquel

Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc Label Photographs

FESTA DEL CAVA EL PETIT CELLER MANRESA. PROG.2 – BLOC 2

Especial resum de la 5a. Festa del Cava organitzada per El Petit Celler de Manresa. En aquest bloc: ALTA ALELLA PRIVAT TORELLÓ FOIÀ I PATÉS COLLVERD EMENDIS ALBET i NOYA
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