Category Archives: Quarts de Chaume

Singing sweetly in the Loire

Chateau Pierre-Bise, Quarts de Chaume 2004 Honey is the signature smell that jumps out of the glass with caramel and some noticeable but tolerable VA.  When you think of the Sauternes model, it works just fine.  There’s also citrus, like … Continue reading

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Hungary Reigns

The previous tasting in the California and Europe class in San Francisco pitted Baumard against Oremus. Tonight’s flight brings in a different top-flight producer, this time from Sauternes. Both the Raymond-Lafon and the Oremus will be tasted side-by-side. In both … Continue reading

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