Posts Tagged Coquerel

2012 Coquerel ‘Terroir’ Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley

Fans of a rounder, barrel aged style of Sauvignon Blanc will enjoy this rendition. The oak treatment has added layers of cinnamon, clove, toast, and vanilla to the pineapple and poached pear fruit. A chalky minerality persists at the finish. Those... Read more

2012 Coquerel ‘Le Petit Coquerel’ Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley

Medium straw in color. Winemaker Christine Barbe is from Bordeaux, France, and she has brought Old World style and sensitivity to the production of this white. The varietal stamp of hay, sweet pea, and dried herbs leads to tart citrus and guava,... Read more

2012 Coquerel Verdelho, Napa Valley

Verdelho in Napa Valley? Well, why not? This one is an excellent example of why in Australia and other places it is making inroads in the dry white marketplace. This one is a light straw color. Sassy scents of lime, some grassiness, green tropical... Read more