White

2019 Dirty and Rowdy Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc

  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
Drink between 2021 - 2026 (Edit)
CT89.7 11 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • pryby wrote: 87 points

    January 14, 2021 - Weirdly insubstantial but with a notable cotton candy nose and flavor (what they call pink-vanilla) but not sweet. Like cotton-candy flavored water, which sounds worse than it was - it was actually kind of tasty. Regardless, not D&R’s finest in my book.

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  • Keith Levenberg wrote:

    January 1, 2021 - Give this a huge decant or come back to the bottle after a couple days, and then you gotta try it with sushi. Thank me later.

  • ohne_musik wrote: 87 points

    December 28, 2020 - Having now had both the ‘17 and ‘19 Chenin, this is just not one of my favorite D&Rs. Recognizably chenin with lemon, mineral and wax, but not terribly exciting - a bit flabby, lacking in dimension, slightly washed out. It’s not that D&R whites are not my style - I rated the ‘18 Familiar blanc a 94 and easily my QPR white of the year. Pleasant and quaffable, but just not more.

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  • dhp. Does not like this wine: 84 points

    December 27, 2020 - A major disappointment for me - intriguing tropical nose that's with good balancing acid on the palate. However, it just has no finish and didn't improve the next day. Next to a Huet CdB sec, there's just no contest for what I personally prefer.

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  • rc@ughey wrote: 90 points

    November 12, 2020 - Balanced and vibrant with D&R's characteristic light touch. Lovely wine. I like their whites as much as -- perhaps more than -- their reds.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2019
  • Type White
  • Producer Dirty and Rowdy
  • Varietal Chenin Blanc
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Mendocino County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (2%)
  • In Cellars 122 (71%)
  • Consumed 48 (28%)

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