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Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

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Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

So Friday night was fun. We headed over to a home in the Hollywood Hills. En route we stopped at DomaineLA, a brilliant wine shop, and stocked up.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

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And then when we got there Abe and Alex cooked, and a jolly and diverse crowd who had gathered tucked in. These were some of the wine highlights.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

Brochet’s Le Mont Benoit is a thrilling Champagne. Such perfect balance. This went down very fast.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

Abe Schoeners Scholium Project VLV Reserve 2014 had real depth and intensity to it. It’s a Verdelho from Lodi, and has a lot of fruit weight.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

De Moor’s Sans Bruit (a play on Saint Bris) is a Sauvignon from Burgundy, from limestone soils. It’s rich, textured and engrossing. A lovely wine.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

Herve Souhaut’s Souteronne – a Gamay from Ardeche – is one of my favourites. The 2018 is precise and delicious with really expressive red fruits.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

Domaine Nicolas Faure is one to watch. Whole cluster pressing of reds, wild ferments, no new oak. From a 0.23 hectare plot, Les Herbues is from 50 year old vines planted in deeper silt/clay soils. It’s a lovely, pure, precise wine.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

I don’t remember much about this Quintarelli other than that it was fully delicious.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

But I do remember this wine: a thrilling, precise, dark-fruited Mondeuse from Jaimee Motley. This is a brilliant wine.

Houseparty in the Hollywood Hills with nice wines Jamie Goodes wine blog

Finally, back to white. A delicious, compact Petite Arvine. Biodynamic Italian alpine wine from vineyards at 700 m, showing nice intensity.

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