Top 10 wines in the US press

25th June, 2015 by Lauren Eads

2012 Dancing Coyote Clarksburg Chenin Blanc, California, US

“For this cork dork, there’s something special about Chenin Blanc”, wrote Bill Ward in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

“Maybe it’s the combination of mouth-coating texture and crisp elegance”, he said. “Or maybe it’s just the deliciousness of bottles such as the 2012 Dancing Coyote Clarksburg Chenin Blanc , with delightful green-apple and pear flavours.

“Either way, the floral aromas and clean, cool finish make this a swell patio quaffer. This fabulous cheese wine also should play well with most Asian dishes and a wide array of fruits of the sea. Rumor has it that the winery is discontinuing the wine, so pounce.”

Price: $15….

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2 Responses to “Top 10 wines in the US press”

  1. Charles Garrett says:

    Not in fact – or by any means – Italy’s only white wine DOCG. There is also the (admittedly obscure) Albana di Romagna DOCG, which predates it as a DOCG (1987 v. 1993). And there is Soave, also white wine only, which has DOCG status for Soave Superiore. And going south what about Greco di Tufo and Fiano di Avellino, both white wine only and DOCG in status?

    Not clear whether the error lies with Lettie Teague or the DB compiler

  2. Many thanks for including Artesana’s TMZ on this list and thanks to Dave McIntyre for his review in the Washington Post. We are a small production estate winery specializing in terroir-driven Tannat blends handcrafted by our two award-winning Uruguayan women winemakers. We now have distribution in 12 states. There are approximately 200 wineries in Uruguay, most family run and very small, miniscule compared to Argentina or Chile. I recently wrote an article about visiting this extraordinary country with its many outstanding wines, not to mention gorgeous beaches: http://www.winetouristmagazine.com/new-best-kept-secret-south-america-uruguay/.

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