Not many people know this, but I am a member of the Commanderie de Bordeaux in Copenhagen (although honestly, I see little use for this membership). Bordeaux can be lovely but, sadly, rarely is these days, with global warming pumping up its wines … [Read more...] about What are we drinking? On the border between old and new school!
The La Lagune 2009 is oozing with ripe fruit. In the bouquet sweet fruit - cassis with hints of raspberries and liquorice - very young and fresh. On the palate same story - rich juicy fruit with layers of very ripe soft tannins. Very fruity with a … [Read more...] about Chateau La Lagune 2009
The La Lagune 2005 La Lagune is a very nice old school claret. In the bouquet cassis, liquorice with some dusty notes and hints of cedar. On the palate firmly structured with lovely ripe fruit and tannins. Good mid-palate concentration, a good … [Read more...] about Chateau La Lagune 2005
The La Lagune 2000 is a classic quite old school Bordeaux. In bouquet cassis, pencil shavings with some hints of liquorice and cedar. On the palate fine juicy fruit with good support from the ripe tannins. It's very well balanced but relatively light … [Read more...] about Chateau La Lagune 2000
The 2000 Lamothe-Cissac is a good mature wine. In the nose classic mature claret notes liquorice, penzil, leather, meat, cassis and cedar. On the palate rich quite silky openly knit fruit, a good backbone of acidity and classical Bordeaux tannins. A … [Read more...] about Chateau Lamothe-Cissac 2000
The Leoville Poyferre 1996 is not really showing at the moment. In the bouquet matured fruit with notes of cassis, liquorice, pine needles and eucalyptus. On the palate fine balance and length, very good fruityness held together by a very fine … [Read more...] about Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1996
The Leoville Poyferre 1989 is a very good old school claret. In the bouquet lovely matured fruit with notes of cassis, liquorice, brown cookies and hints of pencil lead. On the palate fine balance and length, nice fruit expression focused by a good … [Read more...] about Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1989
The Leoville Poyferre 1999 is a good wine and quite typical for the vintage. In the bouquet quite open with cassis, hints of cedar and pencil lead. On the palate quite approachable with good midpalate concentration It's well balanced and offer a … [Read more...] about Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1999