Monday, 17 October 2011


Two quality whites from Cambridge Wine; tasted Sunday, 16 October 2011.

2009 Domaine Treloar 'La Terre Promise'
Cambridge Wine £13.99. B+

Full on white fruits showing, dominated by ripe peaches and quince; theres a slight oxidative touch to this and also a hint of toast. Decent weight and texture on the palate, quite oily; its a big, full style; definitely mouthfilling; lingering finish. A fairly robust white that would show well with creamy foods.

2009 Petit Chablis 'pas si petit' La Chablisienne
Cambridge Wine £12. B+

Lots of lemon peel and bright citrus fruit on the nose, which carries through to the palate where its bursting with ripe lemons. Atypically rather big for a Petit Chablis, with almost explosive ripe fruits showing alongside a good backbone of steely acidity; lingering lemony finish. Sophisticated stuff.

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