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  • 2012 Tablas Creek Esprit Blanc de Tablas – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles (1/19/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of quince, lemon, verbena, apricot and wet stones. Flavors of quince, lemon twist and tangy green apples. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (92 points)

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  • 2014 M. Chapoutier Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc La Bernardine – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (1/19/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of matchstick, petrol, yellow pears and nutmeg. Flavors of peach wasser, light lemon notes and some stony minerality. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (90 points)

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  • 2015 Tardieu-Laurent Hermitage Blanc – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage (1/19/2019)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of talc, flowers, clove and perfume. Flavors of mixed yellow fruits, lychee and minerals. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink with a little air or continue to hold. (95 points)

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  • 2016 Château de Montmirail Vacqueyras Blanc – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Vacqueyras (2/8/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Windex, lychee, peach and white flowers. Flavors of tangerine, lychee and minerals. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2015 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (7/11/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Light nose of yellow apples, yellow pears and a hint of talc. Flavors of yellow pears and yellow apples. Medium acidity, light to medium body. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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  • 2015 Tablas Creek Esprit Blanc de Tablas – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles Adelaida District (5/6/2018)
    WIML92

    Opened and served immediately. Followed over about an hour.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of flowers, talc and yellow pears. Flavors of yellow pears, apples framed over a slightly mineral streak. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. No rush to open. (92 points)

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  • 2014 Domaine Guiberteau Saumur Blanc – France, Loire Valley, Anjou-Saumur, Saumur (3/27/2017)
    WIML91

    Tasted double blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of matchstick, peach and a hint of lychee. Flavors of peach, lime, light cherry notes and some minerals. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. I’d lean towards short term.

    My guess is this is a 2014 Moncontour Vouvray from the Loire, France. (91 points)

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