2014 Dirty and Rowdy Melon de Bourgogne Antle Vineyard

Melon de Bourgogne

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Chalone
Drink between 2016 - 2017 (Edit)
CT89 24 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 19

  • Millennial Drinkers wrote: 88 points

    July 10, 2019 - Delicious orange wine. Cloudy and medium amber orange, almost like apple juice. Robust nose coated in waxy apples, baking spices, candied flowers and a little yeasty. A slightly creamy texture with grippy tannins and balanced acidity. Medium bodied with beeswax, honeyed fruit and minerality. Medium length finish. Drink till 2020.

  • sunnylea57 wrote: 88 points

    December 17, 2018 - Now that's an orange wine. Lurid orange. Cloudy. Tangerines and yeast. Fun, but not something I'd seek out repeatedly, or even something of which I'd want to drink a whole bottle.

  • Jahull03 wrote:

    October 1, 2018 - Funky and wonderful skin-fermented wine. Definitely mineral-driven, with a bit of floral nose but dominated by the skin-fermented/rougher texture. Slight orange, slight yeastiness. Ample acid.
    If you value and enjoy different/interesting, this is a fun one, and in the world of orange wines this is very accessible.

  • rc@ughey wrote:

    October 9, 2017 - Super cloudy. Orange-tinged. This is tart but not particularly bright. Deep but no particularly complex. Has blood orange and savory notes. Interesting and enjoyable but not for everyone.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Grape_ape wrote:

    June 5, 2017 - interesting wine, but not sure I'm a fan or not...

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2014
  • Type White
  • Producer Dirty and Rowdy
  • Varietal Melon de Bourgogne
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Antle Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Chalone

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
  • In Cellars 85 (38%)
  • Consumed 135 (61%)

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