2007 Château Gaudrelle Vouvray


He says: This is only a few dollars more than most BC-based Chenin Blanc, and well worth it.

She says: Overall, a well balanced and good value Vouvray that will lure me back for more.

2006 Domaine de la Taille aux Loups Vouvray Sec Les Caburoches


She says: Riper, richer tropical fruit flavours that translated to a seemingly fuller body although this lacked the balance of the other wine.

He says: A solid wine, but not outstanding for the price…

Wine truths

“A typical wine writer was once described as someone with a typewriter who was looking for his name in print, a free lunch, and a way to write off his wine cellar. It’s a dated view. Wine writers now use computers.”
by Frank Prial

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.