Expected .. but failed .. the Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 1er cru is to be honest slightly tired already. The fruit is still drinking quite well, but the fundmental question is however .. did this wine show better two five years ago? And yes … [Read more...] about Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 1er cru 2009
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Old Burgundies ... can be a real treat. This was the case with the Gevrey-Chambertin Les Cazetiers 1969 from Maison Leroy. Starting out a bit mouldy .. but pure and crisp after 5 to 10 minutes in the glass. In the bouquet bright red berries - … [Read more...] about Maison Leroy, Gevrey-Chambertin Les Cazetiers 1969
The Echezeaux 2008 from Domaine Dujac is rather firm and backward - and really needs air to unfold. Quite a contrast to the Dujac Aux Malconsort 2008 - that showed much more expressive and open for business (tasted on the same day). The Echezeaux is … [Read more...] about Domaine Dujac, Echezeaux 2008
The Vosne-Romanée Aux Malconsort 2008 from Domaine Dujac is in a gorgeous place. In the bouquet red organic fruit - lovely spicy and floral notes - cinnamon and violets. On the palate vibrant and vivid fruit, lovely minerality and acidity - openly … [Read more...] about Domaine Dujac, Vosne-Romanée Aux Malconsort 2008
The Gevrey-Chambertin Clos Saint Jacques 2000 from Rousseau is in a beautiful place - offering maturing notes. In the bouquet red and dark berries, lovely complex notes - hints of iron, asian spices. On the palate partly resolved fruit - red and dark … [Read more...] about Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos St. Jacques 2000
Bouchard Pere et Fils really nailed the 2016 Meursault Genevrieres. It's lighter and more airy than the Meursault Perrieres, and seem to have a special effortless intensity - lovely balance. The nose offer lovely cool mainly white fruit - fine citrus … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Meursault Genevrieres 2016
The Vosne-Romanée “Genaivrières” from Domaine Leroy is a village from a vineyard located just below the Domaine Leroy estate in Vosne. A 1.2331 ha plot covering the area between the estate and the N974. The 2002 is mature or should I say matured - … [Read more...] about Domaine Leroy, Vosne-Romanée “Genaivrières” 2002
Bouchard Pere et Fils has a 0.75 ha plot located in the southern end of Meausault Perrieres. The 2016 Meursault Perrieres is showing well - and not touched by the frost. The nose is offering cool and vibrant fruit - nice minerality - citrus infused … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Meursault Perrieres 2016