Domaine Hubert Lamy, Saint-Aubin Les Frionnes 2012

The Saint-Aubin Les Frionnes is one of the “lesser” 1er crus but still a both gorgeous and vibrant wine. The nose is slightly restained and more chalky and offer discrete white orchard fruits with more density and minerality than the village. On the palate lovely balance and weight … beautifully balanced and refined. A lovely energetic effort.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From 2019) – Very Good – (89p) – Tasted 17/03/2014 at the domaine.

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Domaine Hubert Lamy, Puligny-Montrachet Vieilles Vignes 2012

The Puligny-Montrachet is made on the village terroir “Les Tremblots” from very old vines – planted in 1946 and 1970. The terroir is located below Les Ensignieres on the Chassagne side of Puligny. In the nose pear and acacia blossom .. quite rich, ripe and expressive with a gorgeous display of Puligny terroir. On the palate very fine nerve and weight for a village Puligny … beautifully balanced. Really impressed by this wine … a top end Puligny village in my view.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From 2020) – Fine – (91p) – Tasted 17/03/2014 at the domaine.

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Bruno Clavelier, Chambolle Musigny La Combe D’Orveaux 2008

The 2008 La Combe D’Orveaux is a gorgeous and very mineralic Chambolle 1er cru. The bouquet is bursting with acidity driven red and dark berry fruit – notes of elderberries, raspberries – boosted by a energetic crisp minerality. On the palate beautiful acidity driven fruit – medium weight – focused by a dramatic and very powerful minerality. Quite close to grand cru level … love the energy and transparency.

20120309-125513.jpg(Drink from 2021) – Fine+ – (93p) – Tasted 04/04/2014.

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