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
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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
The Chassagne-Montrachet La Maltroie 2014 is a delightful wine - confirming the greatness and refinement of the 2014 vintage. The bouquet is crisp and focused - lovely citrusdriven fruit and a detailed minerality - slightly reductive. On the palate … [Read more...] about Domaine Heitz-Lochardet, Chassagne La Maltroie 2014
The 2009 Aux Reignots is also beginning to unfold - shedding the dark fruit and the slightly reductive note it have had for some years. The nose is blessed with lovely ripe and delicate red fruits, detailed Vosne spices and a strong mineral … [Read more...] about Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, Vosne-Romanee Aux Reignots 2009
The tasting Grandes Maisons Grands Cru during Grands Jours de Bourgogne included the opportunity to taste some great wines from the big houses. The Clos de la Roche 2015 from Maison Bichot is intense yet quite cool for the vintage. The nose offer … [Read more...] about Maison Albert Bichot, Clos de la Roche 2015