Category Archives: Chenin Blanc

Summer sippers: Easy-to-find white blends

Earlier this week, I published a blog post about some outstanding white wines from Lodi. While they’re extraordinary, they aren’t easy to find, and most people will need to order them directly from the winemakers. This post will cover some … Continue reading

Posted in California, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Moscato/Muscat, Muscat Alexandria, Muscat Canelli, Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris), Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Viognier | 2 Comments

PINE RIDGE ONLINE TASTING, PART TWO. ZOWIE!

As a follow-up to the Friday, April 13th post on the Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc+Viognier (visit www.thefrugalwinesnob. com/?p=1064 for the review as well as some details about the winery), here’s my report on the online tasting as a whole. Not … Continue reading

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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Pine Ridge 2010 Chenin Blanc + Viognier (79% Chenin Blanc, 21% Viognier), California. 13% ABV. $13.99; available for as little as $8.99.

Three of us enjoyed this delightful wine that is both delicious and way off the beaten path. Opened at 51°, it was intensely aromatic and flavorful, although the flavor didn’t quite match the nose. That’s okay—it just made the wine … Continue reading

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