2010 Domaine Comte Abbatucci Faustine Blanc


  • France
  • Corsica
  • Ajaccio
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • french16 wrote:

    May 21, 2020 - Wow, this was drinking so well. So much balance in this wine. Lost its baby fat to show great chalky minerality on the palate.
    Intoxicating nose with plenty of citrus and lemon notes. With more air, touches here and there of pineapple. Some fresh spicy licorice on the back end.
    What a great wine.

  • bps2266 wrote: 92 points

    July 21, 2016 - bright, flowery nose with lemon zest. wonderful sweet lemon and mineral flavor with a perfectly balanced acidity. light medium body. really good.

  • french16 wrote:

    March 1, 2015 - Way better on day 2. Still a great wine, white flowers, hint of licorice and lemon. Oily texture but full of energy.
    Textbook vermentino.

  • french16 wrote:

    October 12, 2013 - A few days after drinking Leccia Patrimonio this was an interesting comparison.
    Very good as well with the same chalky minerality. The palate seemed broader here with riper fruits. The balance was actually much better on the 2nd day with more harmonious fruit (almost too intense on day one).
    This still has a few years to go.

  • dead puddle wrote: 85 points

    August 9, 2013 - Blind tasting. Nose discret ; red currant, dust, a bit of coffee, a hint of minth. The mouth in fine, medium bodied, on bloody orange, a bit like a rosso di montalcino. This plesant fine stylee in unusual in corsica. Interesting, almost very good.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/9/2013 (link) 91 points

    (Domaine Comte Abbatucci Faustine Blanc) Light yellow color; aromatic, tart pear, apple, oats nose; tasty, oats, tart pear, tart apple, mineral palate; medium-plus finish (100% Vermentino; 13% alcohol) 91+ points

  • By Richard Jennings
    3/24/2012 (link) 91 points

    (Domaine Comte Abbatucci Faustine Blanc) Very light green-tinged yellow color; focused, tart peach, mineral, lemon nose; poised, focused, tart citrus, tart peach, mineral palate with medium acidity; medium-plus finish 91+ points (very appealing Vermentino, but pricey at $37)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine Comte Abbatucci
  • Varietal Vermentinu
  • Designation Faustine Blanc
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Corsica
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Ajaccio
  • UPC Code 761503812292

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  • In Cellars 24 (38%)
  • Consumed 40 (63%)

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