Friday May 29, 2020

3 wines to try, buy and put by

With a touch of toasty opulence, Domaine Begude, L’Etoile Chardonnay is a wine to put by

8th November, 2015
The Three Wines

This wine is sourced in Arbois, the tenderloin of France’s Jura wine regions. The climate is close to Burgundy but with cooler evenings and lower general temperatures. Pinot Noir is grown but comes second to local indigenous grapes such as this trousseau, which has chenin blanc and pinot parentage. It is high in sugar and hardy, but produces a lighter, red-coloured wine echoing pinot noir.

This has flickers of cherry, soft red fruits,...

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