1997 Verget Saint-Veran, Tete de Cuvee
Saint-Veran, Burgundy, France
WB Rating: 84

Alcohol by volume: 13.0%
Price at time of purchase: $13.00 (Premier Cru)
Type: Chardonnay
Principal varietal(s): 100% Chardonnay

Good wine, but a bit disappointing because we always expect a miracle from Verget's inexpensive white Burgundies. Soft mouth feel, without the acid and spirit of the typical Verget. Pleasant, round flavors of butter and butterscotch, a touch of peach, but little of the minerality normally found. Actually, maybe a little past its prime. - HK 2000-09-15


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