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 ahead of it. The nose is now beyond the exotic fruit – and is staring to offer classical mineral notes and citrus infused chalky fruit. It’s a fresh and balanced wine – with fine acidity and freshness for the vintage. A delightful Charlie …
(Drink From 2022) – Very Fine – (93p) – Tasted 15/04/2018
Latest tasting Notes for this producer
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 1er cru 2009 July 26, 2018
- Philippe Pacalet, Corton Charlemagne 2011 May 15, 2018
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 2015 September 7, 2017
- Philippe Pacalet, Vosne-Romanee Les Chaumes 2014 August 25, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 1er cru 2014 July 24, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Gevrey Chambertin 2002 May 17, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 1er cru 2004 May 17, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Chablis Beauroy 2005 May 9, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Chablis Beauroy 2004 May 9, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Echezeaux 2010 April 28, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 2010 January 17, 2016
- Philippe Pacalet, Vosne Les Chaumes 2013 November 12, 2015
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny 2013 September 18, 2015
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle-Musigny 1er cru 2010 August 21, 2015
- Philippe Pacalet, Corton Charlemagne 2010 February 5, 2015
- Philippe Pacalet, Vosne Romanee 2012 February 4, 2015
- Philippe Pacalet, Puligny Montrachet 2013 January 16, 2015
- Philippe Pacalet, Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2013 November 13, 2014
- Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle-Musigny 1er cru 2009 September 17, 2014
- Philippe Pacalet, Gevrey Chambertin, Laveaux St. Jacques 2013 September 13, 2014
- Corton, Corton, red Corton .. exploring the hillThis week I attended a tasting of red Corton; a rare thing, in Denmark at least. The tasting included 10 Cortons from five producers, all top-flight amongst the panoply of Corton producers. The purpose was to learn: learn about different parts of the Corton vineyards, learn about the different producers … or in short, LEARN. It was ...
- Visit Philippe Pacalet – tasting of the 2018sIt’s still very early to taste the 2018s, and to make detailed tasting notes at this stage would in my view be premature. It is however great fun to taste the 2018s already now – to form an impression from the wines in general. A great place to be is then Maison Philippe Pacalet, as the ...
- Visit Philippe Pacalet, tasting of the 2016s from caskI have followed the wines of Philippe Pacalet since his first vintages, more than 15 years ago. I have furthermore followed the wines he made at Domaine Prieure-Roch before he began on his own. Let me be prefectly clear – Philippe Pacalet is a tremendously gifted winemaker, with a quite unique talent for producing very drikable ...
- More tastings of the 2016s – exiting and delightfulA very busy week with plenty of tastings – covering a large part of Burgundy. From Morey to Santenay in just the last days – meeting a lot of nice people making wines with love and talent. I’m always surprised how many new and fine estates one can find just scratching the surface. Domaine du Comte ...
- Will they keep … the low sulphur wines from Burgundy?In Denmark there have been some discussions about wines low sulphur wines – will they keep or are they somehow fragile and fall apart when they are stored for 5 to 10 years. I must admit that I have rarely seen problems with bottles from my own cellar, but I have heard about problems from other ...