The Clos de Tart 2005 is a big almost massive Burgundy. In the nose loads of ripe dark and red fruits – spices, coffee, a earthy note and a quite strong impression of oak. Somewhat closed but still with a powerfull expression. On the palate layers of dense juicy ripe fruit, loads of silky but firm tannins. The oak is quite present also on the palate, but will without doubt be absorbed by this massive wine. A huge slightly rustic and currently not very refined Burgundy that needs time and will offer complexity and good drinking after 15 years or more in the celler. A very impressive effort and a confirmation of the 2005 greatness. Only slightly negative note is the somewhat rustic caracter of the wine and the terroir. A very conservative rating …
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Mommesin, Clos de Tart 2005 October 2, 2017
- Mommesin, Clos de Tart 1996 September 22, 2016
- Mommesin, Clos de Tart 2004 July 12, 2014
- Mommesin, Clos de Tart 1990 October 15, 2012
- Mommesin, Clos de Tart 2005 September 5, 2012
- Matching the big crus – from Chambolle to Le Chambertin One rarely taste four evenly matched grand crus from the top end on a saturday afternoon. This was nevertheles the case today when Clos de Tart, Bonnes Mares from Vogüé and Roumier were opened with the Chambertin from Trapet. All wines were from the 2013 vintage .. young – surprisingly open and forward on this fine ...
- WineHog rating system – more than points Tasting and rating wine is not exact science … and therefore I prefer to use a scale that reflects that wine is a living organism and that a wine can taste like 94 points one day … and 93 the next day … depending on the moon, the glass, temperature and or my mood! I ...