While the Bonnes Mares perhaps is the bigger wine the Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses is always a special treat and event - and the 2015 is one of the best I have tasted. The bouquet is brimming with vivacious and sensual red sorbet like fruit - … [Read more...] about Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Chambolle Les Amoureuses 2015
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The Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 2004 from Groffier is a treat. It’s quite mature offering sous-bois, hints of truffle and other tertiary aromas. It’s a fine wine for the vintage - floral and expressive and relatively ligherfooted and very … [Read more...] about Domaine Robert Groffier, Chambolle Les Amoureuses 2004
Even better than last time - the 2010 Blanchot Dessus from Domaine Jean-Claude Bachelet is showing the best sides of Chassagne 1er crus. In the nose pure and airy white and yellow fruit brought forward by a vibrant and citrus infused filligree … [Read more...] about Domaine Bachelet, Chassagne Blanchot Dessus 2010
The Gevrey Chambertin Aux Combottes 2013 from Rossignol-Trapet is a quite delicate effort. The bouquet offer pure red and dark berry fruit - slightly closed perhaps - but offering a lovely display of minerality. On the palate somewhat on the lighter … [Read more...] about Domaine Rossignol-Trapet, Gevrey Chambertin Aux Combottes 2013
The Bonnes Mares 2015 is a true beauty offering plenty of layered fruit and a very vibrant and charming personality. In the nose generous red and darker fruits - blueberries, blackberries, pomegranate and red currant - spiced with a forward … [Read more...] about Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Bonnes Mares 2015
The Musigny 2015 could well be a legend in the making. It does offer a unique balance between seductive generosity and a vibrant freshness found in very few vintages. Some have mentioned the 1929 vintage in connection with the 2015s - and while I … [Read more...] about Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Musigny 2015
The white Musigny from Vogüé is now back - and bottled - a treat to have the opportunity to taste it after the elevage. As with most 2015s whites it has really gained focus and structural presence after botling. It’s clearly not a acidity driven … [Read more...] about Domaine Comte de Vogüé, Musigny Blanc 2015
The 2008 Les Vergers is a beauty .. I adore the 2008 whites. The nose is still vibrant and fresh - but quite some maturing notes - hazelnuts, brioche and a lovely salty minerality. On the palate lovely freshness and focus - good weight and balance - … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne Montrachet Les Vergers 2008