A few weeks back, I was at a tremendous tasting where three bottles of Cathiard Malconsorts were opened as an extra treat at the end of the event. The trio of 2014, 2015 and 2016 is a display of Vosne supremacy. Not many wines outside the … [Read more...] about What are we drinking? Cathiard Malconsorts x 3
A fine tasting - that for me apparently marked the end of an era in Copenhagen indulgence - was held on September 26th in the form of my last Enomania lunch: Damiano and his team will in future only be open evenings. The lunch sessions at Enomania … [Read more...] about What are we drinking? Double bubbles, and the last lunch
The Puligny Pucelles 2000 is in a beautiful place ... fully mature yet still fresh and vivid. The bouquet offer yellow fruits, hazelnuts - good freshness and a ever so slight hint of gunpowder. On the palate fine quite delicate fruit - rather … [Read more...] about Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles 2000
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!
Winehog reader: "... just a few names of your personal favourites for casual drinking. It does not always need to be so formal with your tasting notes, etc." Belive it or not, I do enjoy wines casually, and mainly for hedonistic purposes - the … [Read more...] about What are we drinking? Commando G …
Tasting old bottles - 50-year-old wines - is something of a lottery. Nevertheless, the expectations were very high this week when I tasted a Romanée-Conti 1966. Let's be honest: It was not in top form. Dead to be precise, with very strong oxidised … [Read more...] about Hope for an old Romanée-Conti, and a delightful Dujac 1976
The Chambolle-Musigny Les Hauts Doix 2010 is a delightful wine with perfect balance and lovely intensity. As always, forward and rewarding, revealing lovely mid-palate fruit and fine, defined minerality. A treat and definitely a wine that offers … [Read more...] about Domaine Robert Groffier Chambolle Les Hauts Doix 2010
This is a rare bird - the 2006 Charmes-Chambertin from Blair Pethel and Domaine Dublère. This is showing very well currently, rich and still fruity - with a quite openly knit structure. Plenty of stuffing showing its grand cru intensity on the table … [Read more...] about Domaine Dublère, Charmes-Chambertin 2006