G Top 100 Wines 2016

“ THE ASSORTED WHITES ARE SO BEAUTIFUL THIS YEAR. MANY AMAZING AROMATICS!”

-JANICE KOH, ON THE RANGE OF WHITES

Chardonnay | Sauvignon Blanc | Riesling | Assorted White Varietals | Viognier

Chardonnay

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    CHASSAGNEMONTRACHET, DOMAINE BLAINGAGNARD 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Burgundy, France
    • PRICE
      $120
    • FROM
      Sarment

    Pale yellow, this wine has notes of citrus, hazelnut, cream, juicy fruit and florals. This wine favours a certain restraint over flamboyance. It is balanced with a long finish.

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    FAILLA, HAYNES VINEYARD CHARDONNAY 2013

    A light gold chardonnay with hints of grapefruit and citrus. Flavours of lemon, cream, stonefruit and minerals are beautifully woven together. It is also quite energetic.

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    GEORGES DUBOEUF, POUILLY-FUISSE PRESTIGE 2009

    • ORIGIN
      Macon, France
    • PRICE
      $61
    • FROM
      Le Vigne

    Could it be the natural amphitheatre of a vineyard with clay-calcareous soils that endows this wine with a seductive elegance? It has citrus, bread and vanilla notes, a rich velvety mouthfeel, and a crisp finish.

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    JACOB’S CREEK, REEVES POINT CHARDONNAY 2013

    Straw yellow with peach and nutty cedar oak overtones, creamy vanilla flavours and subtle toasty citrus tart finish.

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    [BEST BUY] XANADU ESTATE, CHARDONNAY 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Western Australia
    • PRICE
      $75
    • FROM
      Top Wines

    The wine’s colour is green-yellow and bright. It has the aroma of mint, apple, nashi pear and brioche. Moderately intense and medium-bodied with brisk acidity.

Sauvignon Blanc

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    FOURNIER PERE ET FILS, SANCERRE LES BELLES VIGNES 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Loire Valley, France
    • PRICE
      $98
    • FROM
      Vine Group

    Lush, rich with flint, gooseberry, vegetables and balanced by acids. Finishing with ripe citrus fruit and minerals. Made from 25-year-old vines; ageing on lees perhaps explains the complexity.

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    LEON DE FOURNIER, SAUVIGNON GRANDE CUVEE 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Loire Valley, France
    • PRICE
      $68
    • FROM
      Vine Group

    Vibrant with grapefruit, grass and a hint of asparagus. Good acids with a lemon zest texture. The finish of this Loire wine is ripe and round.

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    [BEST BUY] SATTLERHOF, PFARRWEINGARTEN MORILLON 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Sundsteiermark, Austria
    • PRICE
      $50
    • FROM
      Wein & Vin

    From one of Austria’s top wine producers, this wine has notes of gooseberry, passionfruit, peach, pepper, cucumber, mint and asparagus.

Riesling

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    HIRSCH,GAISBERG, RIESLING ZOBING 2011

    The Gaisberg brown earth and crystalline rock soils have endowed the wine with exotic fruit and minerals. There’s also white florals, peach and starched cotton notes with herbs. Acids are medium and the wine finishes medium long and off-dry, with kyoho grape flavours.

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    JACOB’S CREEK, STEINGARTEN RIESLING 2007

    Light yellow with dried lemon, camomile, green cantaloupe, flint and hint of nuts and mineral oil. Broadly appealing maturation notes, dry, clean lean finish. A top scorer.

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    LE GALLAIS, WILTINGER BRAUNE KUPP RIESLING SPATLESE 2011

    From Egon Muller’s second winery, this medium-intensity wine has a mineral floral nose with honeysuckle, passionfruit and lime. Good persistence in the mouth with good balance and structure.

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    MOUNT LANGI GHIRAN, CLIFF EDGE RIESLING 2011

    • ORIGIN
      Victoria, Australia
    • PRICE
      $69
    • FROM
      Top Wines

    Light yellow-green, with aromas of flowers, herbs and grape. Dry with high acidity on the palate, alongside some florals, herbs and smoke. Enjoyable for its freshness and persistence.

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    [BEST BUY] NEIL HAHN, EDEN VALLEY RIESLING 2012

    Fresh floral aromas; dry with a light oily texture. Balanced and with a good structure and tingly acidity. Memorable flavours of fresh grape, minerals and a medium long finish.

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    WEISER KUNSTLER, ELLERGRUB GROSSE EULE 2014

    Grosse Eule (Great Owl) is a play on the Grosse Gewachs title awarded to top-level wines. This wine delivers a gorgeous nose of poached pear, saffron, herbs and smoke. It’s juicy and lean with tight acids, and a minerally finish.

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    ZIND-HUMBRECHT, CLOS WINDSBUHL RIESLING 2012

    • ORIGIN
      Alsace, France
    • PRICE
      $100
    • FROM
      Wein & Vin

    Vibrant notes of ginger blossom, ripe honeyed fruit, biscuit, nashi pear and yellow flowers. Generous, forward, tactile, perfectly framed and balanced. Biodynamic, single vineyard wine.

Assorted White Varietals

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    HERDADE DA MALHADINHA NOVA, WHITE 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Alentejo, Portugal
    • PRICE
      $70
    • FROM
      Alentasia

    A classic example of Condrieu wine. There are notes of peach, honeysuckle, fl orals, rosewater and fennel. It also has excellent oak integration, weight, concentration, texture, softness with good balance and a sensual finish. Sublime.

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    [BEST BUY]JULIUSSPITAL, SILVANER TROCKEN WURZBURGER STEIN 2014

    Perfumed with small white flowers and white peach. Stone fruit, green apple, hint of biscuit; tight and balanced with generous finish.

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    [SPECIAL MENTION] LVNAE BOSONI, COLLI DI LUNI VERMENTINO 2012

    The garland of wild flower aromas lends the nose a certain exuberance. Deftly woven onto the palate are golden apple and honey. This structured wine is complex, sumptuous and dignified. The winery’s flagship and a great vermentino.

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    QUINTA DE SOALHEIRO, ALVARINHO PRIMEIRAS VINHAS 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Minho, Portugal
    • PRICE
      $58
    • FROM
      Alentasia

    Bright yellow-straw. White fl owers and peach mark this wine which has a medium depth palate. Even if the acids are low, the wine remains quite balanced and fi nishes long.

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    SWARTLAND, BUSH VINE CHENIN BLANC 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Western Cape, South Africa
    • PRICE
      $50
    • FROM
      Stellez Vine

    Sweet notes of honey and white flowers. The wine is soft and delicious with toasty fl avours incorporating vanilla, pear, citrus, spices and some minerals.

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    [BEST BUY]TASCA D’ ALMERITA, GRILLO CAVALLO DELLE FATE 2015

    This wine offers a bouquet of Mediterranean flowers – Daphne, Grevillea protea, lily of the Nile – alongside a freshness and minerality with citrus and a crisp finish. It pairs well with charcoal grilled fish with lashings of olive oil and lemon.

Viognier

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    CONDRIEU, COTEAU DE VERON 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Rhone Valley, France
    • PRICE
      $208
    • FROM
      Sarment

    A classic example of Condrieu wine. There are notes of peach, honeysuckle, fl orals, rosewater and fennel. It also has excellent oak integration, weight, concentration, texture, softness with good balance and a sensual finish. Sublime.

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    VIJAY AMRITRAJ, RESERVE COLLECTION WHITE 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Nashik, India
    • PRICE
      $98
    • FROM
      Buyan

    Named after the former Indian tennis star, this bottle has many attributes of a good wine – spices, lemon, florals; soft texture, medium body, good balance and a long finish.

Stockists

A

  • AETHER WINES & SPIRITS

    Tel: 6694-2337
  • ALENTASIA

    Tel: 9118-0338
  • ANALOGUE WINE MERCHANT

    Tel: 6635-4770
  • ANG LEONG HUAT

    Tel: 6749-9988
  • ARTISAN CELLARS

    Tel: 6838-0373
  • ASIA WINE NETWORK

    Tel: 6533-2646

B

  • BARWORKS WINE & SPIRITS

    Tel: 6534-1995
  • BUYAN

    Tel: 6223-7008

C

  • C&C DRINKS SHOP

    Tel: 6635-8890
  • CALIWINES

    Tel: 9622-8269
  • CERTAIN CELLARS

    Tel: 6270-3230
  • CRYSTAL WINES

    Tel: 6737-3540

F

  • FDH

    Tel: 9643-2204
  • FINE WINES SG

    Tel: 6385-2438

H

  • HAI CHOO WINES & SPIRITS

    Tel: 6515-6538 / 6515-6539
  • HOCKHUA WINES

    Tel: 6482-6006

I

  • ICON WINES

    Tel: 6297-7548

L

  • LE VIGNE

    Tel: 6314-1597

P

  • PERNOD RICARD SINGAPORE

    Tel: 6235-5055

S

  • SARMENT

    Tel: 6636-9863
  • SCHMIDT VINOTHEK (SINGAPORE)

    Tel: 6275-7888
  • SENSUS WINE STUDIO

    Tel: 9832-9630
  • STELLEZ VINE

    Tel: 9756-4509

T

  • THE ITALIAN WINE LIST

    Tel: 6314-9473
  • THE STRAITS WINE COMPANY

    Tel: 6593-6333
  • TOP WINES

    Tel: 6468-3866

V

  • VCT GROUP OF WINERIES ASIA

    Tel: 8511-9276
  • VINE GROUP

    Tel: 6314-1597
  • VINUM FINE WINES

    Tel: 6735-3700

W

  • WEIN AND VIN

    Tel: 9009-3827
  • WORLD WINE VAULT

    Tel: 6659-6368