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DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2017

The Grande Cuvee white wine 2015 AOC has received a Bronze Medal

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2016

 

Silver Medal for the Grande Cuvee White wine vintage 2014.

 

 

Bronze Medal fo Sancerre Rose wine vintage 2015.

 

Recommended for Sancerre White wine vintage 2015.

WINE ENTHUSIAST LE MAG 2015-2016 - TASTING NOTES

- SANCERRE WHITE WINE AOC 2014: 91 Points

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/domaine-jean-paul-balland-2014-sauvignon-blanc-sancerre

- GRANDE CUVEE SANCERRE WHITE WINE AOC 2013: 93 Points

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/domaine-jean-paul-balland-2013-grande-cuvee-sauvignon-blanc-sancerre

- SANCERRE RED WINE AOC 2014: 90 Points

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/domaine-jean-paul-balland-2014-sancerre-234260

VIVINO 2016

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2015

The Traditional Sancerre White Wine 2014 won a Gold Medal Regional Trophy.

The Grande Cuvee Sancerre White wine 2013 and the Sancerre Rose wine 2014 won a Bronze Medal.




DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2014

Grande Cuvee 2012 is the International Trophy winner.

(Sauvignon Blanc more than 15 £)

 

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DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2009

SILVER FOR THE SANCERRE WHITE WINE AOC 2008
Quite minerally with some tropical fruits. really attractive. Starts off very gentle but then builds texture and weight. Really good.


COMMENDED FOR THE ROSE WINE AOC 2008


SILVER FOR THE GRANDE CUVEE AOC 2007

Very ripe exotic fruit and toasty oak noce, nice purity, full and ripe, soft and clean in the mouth. Long fresh finish.

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WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE, APRIL 2007

 

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2008

Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
Sancerre Blanc 2007
SILVER


Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
Sancerre Grande Cuvée 2006
BRONZE


Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
Sancerre Rouge 2006
COMMENDED


 

 

Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
Grande Cuvée 2005
BRONZE

Decanter Magazine, Edition  2007
Very positive nose. Full. Spicy and long palate. Concentrated acidity..
Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
Sancerre White Wine 2005
BRONZE
Very pure aromas, with some pear and grapefruit scents. Ripe and intense flavours with spice minerality, and good depth and length. Excellent value for money.
Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
Grande Cuvée 2004
BRONZE
Spicy oaky scents. Inviting aroma. Very fresh and pointed sherbety acidity. Ripe for the vintage and judicious use of oak. Long finish.

 Decanter Magazine, Edition 2006

 

Domaine Jean-Paul Balland
The Grande Cuvee 2002
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Low intensity – hint of smoke and nettle. Very good nose with an oakiness. Medium full body.Great concentration and fine balance. Blast of minerals on long finish. Up to 5 years.

Decanter Magazine, Edition 2005

THE OBSERVER

 

 

Domaine Jean Paul Balland
The Grande Cuvee 2002 is the Winner of Loire dry white trophy

 

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