2008 Domaine d Bertier Vin Pays des Côtes de Thongue
Applellation: Vin Pays des Côtes de Thongue
Tasting Notes: 70% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Viognier, 12% ABV. Pale gold in the glass. Nose is pineapple, citrus, some nuttiness, and a little vegetal. Bright tropical fruit, peach, grassy, a little minerality, some citrus, great acid. Nice body and mouthfeel. Mouthwatering. Nice on it’s own, would go well with a variety of light foods, salads. I paired it with sushi on a nice spring Sunday afternoon, and I’m pretty happy about it.
Rating: 4/5, 16/20, 89/100
Price: $9.99 at Bin 604
A note on ratings: I use the 100 point rating for Cellartracker, even though my palate is still developing. As a statistics geek, I know that the variability in scores works itself out as the number of scores increases. However, my score may not be yours or Robert Parker’s, it is simply a subjective value based on my palate. I much prefer to use a 5 point (or star, or whatever you want to call it) scale, as it more represents my reaction to wine, which is more simple than a 100 point scale represents. I like the 20 point scale as the more detailed score. On this site, I will provide all three, although the most meaningful are the 5 and 20 point ratings.