Louis Jadot – Macon Villages 2018 UPDATE

I last reviewed this wine 3 years ago, when I used a point system and I rated it pretty highly. At upwards of £10 a bottle it’s not quite everyday drinking. The label still confers quality – but what of the contents? Winemakers go to great pains to ensure that their products have a degree…

Macon Villages Waitrose

This Waitrose Chardonnay weighs in at £8.69 a bottle. It’s from Cave de Lugny, a Burgundian co-operative producer. The same wine is on sale at Co-Op 70p cheaper (no big deal) but what makes the Co-Op wine marginally better in my opinion is the fact that theirs is from 2013, rather than 2015 like this…

Macon-Villages, Cave de Lugny, Co-Op

Had to grab a bottle in a hurry, to go with our planned chip supper; Chablis seems a bit excessive for battered haddock – although I like the juxtaposition… An alternative to the more expensive white burgundies, which goes well with fish – even the battered type – is this good chardonnay from Co-Op. They…

Macon Villages Blanc, Tesco

It’s white, from burgundy and 100% chardonnay. All good? Not quite… It’s £6.75 a bottle, however with the Tesco ‘buy 6, get 25% off’ deal it comes down to £5.06 a bottle. It even tasted pretty good. So what’s not to like? I woke up at 4am with a pounding headache – my wife 3…