The Third time I taste the Montrachet 2014 from Bouchard and it's still a tremendous wine - and somehow it's slightly difficult to understand the diverging opinions about this wine. It's intense and quite rich currently, lovely balance and intensity … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Montrachet 2014
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The 1990 Le Corton from Bouchard is now approaching maturity. One of the most consistent wines of the large Bouchard portfolio. In the bouquet red fruits, quite some floral notes, forest floor and a slight hint of truffle peel ... fine complexity. On … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Le Corton 1990
The Corton Charlemagne 1990 is now almost fully mature, but still fresh and very vivacious. The nose offer hazelnuts, hints of Belle de boskoob - intensely mineral still with a bit of citrus note. On the palate, generous, intense and mineral driven, … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 1990
The 1998 Remoissenet Montrachet is now fully mature in my view. In the nose dark yellow fruit .. pineapple, white peach, hazelnuts - with a foundation of stony minerality. The warmer and sweeter notes like acacia and fique with hints of quince … [Read more...] about Remoissenet, Montrachet 1998
The Romanee-Saint-Vivant 2008 from Arnoux-Lachaux is getting more and more detailed and balanced. The nose is quite expressive offering variations of red and dark fruits - cherries, raspberries and hints of blueberries - spiced with peony rose and a … [Read more...] about Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, Romanee-Saint-Vivant 2008
The Philippe Pacalet whites need time to unfold and blossom - especially the Corton-Charlemagne. The 2011 tasted recently is now beginng to show, and I must say this is one of the better 2011 whites I have tasted recently - a wine with a fine future … [Read more...] about Philippe Pacalet, Corton Charlemagne 2011
The Grands Echezeaux is a true delight. In the bouquet layered red and dark fruits ... lovely depth and generosity offering a delicate play between sweet red fruits and darker more vibrant notes ... all brought forward by a deep elegant earthy … [Read more...] about Domaine Georges Noëllat, Grands Echezeaux 2014
The 2015 Chassagne Les Caillerets from Domaine Lamy Caillat is a mixed bag ... but showing fine elements when served chilled. The nose offer fine minerality - hint of fennel - oak, citrus and some exotic orchard fruits. On the palate rich but … [Read more...] about Domaine Lamy-Caillat, Chassagne-Montrachet Les Caillerets 2015