This is a very special wine from Giroud. After bottling the other reds from the domaine, they assemble the racked lees from all the wines, give it time to settle as best as possible, and then bottle the blend. The wine is sold as a Bourgogne rouge, … [Read more...] about Camille Giroud Bourgogne Cuvee L 2009
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The 2001 Bienvenue Batard Montrachet from Ramonet et an very fine perhaps even outstanding white burgundy. Perfectly balanced, good length and with a fresh acidity structure. I really enjoyed this wine, and it just confirm the high quality level at … [Read more...] about Domaine Ramonet Bienvenue Batard Montrachet 2001
The Kistler Vineyards Sonoma Valley 2007 was served just after Leflaive Puligny Montrachet 2006, and thus seemed quite balanced and well structured. I reality the Leflaive tasted more Californian than the Kistler. Not all the credit goes to Kistler, … [Read more...] about Kistler, Kistler Vineyards Sonoma Valley 2007
The 2006 Puligny village wine is not a got effort from Domaine Leflaive. It's alcoholic in both bouquet and on the palate - a direct result of the 14,5% alcohol level. Only average - and not a pleasure. It's hard to say if it will improve with … [Read more...] about Domaine Leflaive Puligny Montrachet 2006
Clos du Chateau 2009 a very fine wine without the usual heavy sweet notes from the 2009 vintage. A Lovely, elegant, silky and seductive wine, classic Vosne Romanee. Note, this is not a big wine, but an incredibly well-made and charming village wine. … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair Clos du Chateau 2009
The Meo-Camuzet Clos de Vougeot 2004 will turn into a fine wine, it's focused as most 2004 wines, and starting to show a little sweetness on the palate. It still need some time, before it will show all it's potential, but is a pleasure with food now. … [Read more...] about Domaine Meo-Camuzet Clos de Vougeot 2004
The 1996 Cristial is a outstanding Champagne. The 1996 vintage is perfect for Cristal, as it can be a little on the sweet and unfocused side. The 1996 tightness and acidity transforms the wine, and adds up to a classic and focused glass of champagne. … [Read more...] about Louis Roederer Cristal 1996
Fritz Haag, Auslese GK 2004 # 9, a very fine Auslese GK still has youthful fruit, but is beginning to show signs of development. Not a big wine, but a really good effort from Haag. (2015-2030) - 93p … [Read more...] about Fritz Haag Auslese GK 2004 #9