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by Claus Jeppesen
April 7th, 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia
Replies: 73
Views: 4246

Re: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia

Jason T wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 11:59 pm
Dangit, 2009 not available yet in the UK.
Are you sure you have not missed it?
The 2010 is out
by Claus Jeppesen
April 7th, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 40
Views: 1306

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

I agree. Extremely elegant wine. The Boisee red
I tried the 2014 Boisee. There are many great things coming out of this wine in some years
by Claus Jeppesen
April 7th, 2020, 9:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Domaine de L'Arlot Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts St. Georges
Replies: 10
Views: 423

Re: TN: 2001 Domaine de L'Arlot Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts St. Georges

I think this is a gem
Like it normally more than Clos de L'Arlot
Thanks Lord Holmes
by Claus Jeppesen
March 31st, 2020, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your thoughts on Morey 1er Cru's
Replies: 32
Views: 1260

Re: Your thoughts on Morey 1er Cru's

JasperMorris wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 9:30 am
I am a big fan of Faconnières

The growers in Morey have just paid for a geological survey of their vineyards, but the results aren't out yet
Me too. Both Stéphane Magnien and Lignier Michelot are very fine in 2005 and 2010.
by Claus Jeppesen
March 31st, 2020, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 40
Views: 1306

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

Had the 2010 Boisee rouge recently. It was in fact a surprisingly elegant and balanced Cabernet Franc beginning to show an existing potential. Looking very much forward to following this the next 10-20 years
It reminded me of old school St Emillion Cab Franc blend
by Claus Jeppesen
March 31st, 2020, 3:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 40
Views: 1306

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

The 2014 is Magnum

Unfortunately the Boisee (red and white) is not available in magnums
It is the polished Chinon. I guess even Leve would like it pileon
by Claus Jeppesen
March 29th, 2020, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 40
Views: 1306

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

Baudry releases this excellent wine in Magnums
Buy!!!
by Claus Jeppesen
March 29th, 2020, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dauvissat Vaillons
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: 2010 Dauvissat Vaillons

I had the 2 other 2010 1er cru this year
They were pure. Glorious
No pox
The GC I will keep a few years
The 2017's are fantastic
by Claus Jeppesen
March 29th, 2020, 7:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 277
Views: 7805

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

Ian Sutton wrote:
March 14th, 2020, 2:24 pm
Claus Jeppesen wrote:
February 15th, 2020, 1:51 am
Very famous producer:
late to the game - I'd guess Gaja, making a point of crossing out the G in DOCG (and if not them, then Borgogno for their protest label)
It is 1964 Produttori Riserva Speziale
by Claus Jeppesen
March 29th, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dauvissat Vaillons
Replies: 12
Views: 547

2010 Dauvissat Vaillons

by Claus Jeppesen
March 26th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The New Paradigm For Barolo?
Replies: 49
Views: 3657

Re: The New Paradigm For Barolo?

Well I am just enjoying a 2015 Fratelli Alessandria San Lorenzo di Verduno and it fits the description
Painfully enjoyable
by Claus Jeppesen
March 20th, 2020, 9:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Two goodies - Chidaine Clos Baudoin 05 and Soc. Mallet Cuvée JG 96 + Mas de Daumas G 05
Replies: 9
Views: 246

Re: Two goodies - Chidaine Clos Baudoin 05 and Soc. Mallet Cuvée JG 96 + Mas de Daumas G 05

the 96 JG is a whole lot better than the standard SM I tried recently
I agree. The 96 JG is awesome
Thanks for this post
by Claus Jeppesen
March 18th, 2020, 1:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Van Volxem Riesling 2015 horizontal (plus a few 2013s)
Replies: 9
Views: 309

Re: TN: Van Volxem Riesling 2015 horizontal (plus a few 2013s)

Kiitos pallion Otto
For my taste Volz is a stunner every vintage
Especially 2017. And great qpr.
by Claus Jeppesen
March 15th, 2020, 11:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle
Replies: 26
Views: 1995

Re: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
March 15th, 2020, 10:53 am
I knew that was coming.....

Ouch, the pain, humiliation and suffering!

I’m sending my Ovid to Claus.
Hmm. I thought it was your wife's
Anyway Denmarks borders are closed so please keep them champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
March 15th, 2020, 8:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Duhart-Milon - Pauillac - 2003
Replies: 8
Views: 323

Re: Duhart-Milon - Pauillac - 2003

Thanks Julian. I like 2003 Duhart
Drank the 2003 Branaire last weekend
Utterly boring it was
by Claus Jeppesen
March 15th, 2020, 8:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle
Replies: 26
Views: 1995

Re: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
March 14th, 2020, 2:19 pm
It’s the Rolland pixie dust! ;)
Some people can enjoy both deliciou green Loire Cab Franc and lush Rolland Pomerol Cab Franc [cheers.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
March 14th, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle
Replies: 26
Views: 1995

Re: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle

Panos, I have now finally tried all the cheaper 2016 suggestions
And the Clos du Clocher was best😎
by Claus Jeppesen
March 11th, 2020, 9:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CA Pinot vs Burgundy — why are critics kinder to CA?
Replies: 112
Views: 4300

Re: CA Pinot vs Burgundy — why are critics kinder to CA?

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A grand payable Burgundy is somewhat rare
A grand drinkable CA Pinit is even rarer
by Claus Jeppesen
February 29th, 2020, 6:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2011 White Burgundy Vintage Assessment Dinners – Night Two – March 14, 2019 at Drago Centro
Replies: 168
Views: 10167

Re: 2011 White Burgundy Vintage Assessment Dinners – Night Two – March 14, 2019 at Drago Centro

The Great Premox Thread was started on ebob by Pierre-Antoine Rovani in 2005
It is really odd that the problem still exists
It is a far more widespread problem than tca
by Claus Jeppesen
February 24th, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anything good from '81?
Replies: 54
Views: 1858

Re: Anything good from '81?

It's my birth year, too. Some highlights (these aren't listed in any particular order): 1. Beaucastel 2. Unico 3. Krug 4. Gruaud Larose 5. La Rioja Alta Rioja Gran Reserva 904 6. Jean Bourdy Côtes du Jura Rouge 7. Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private Reserve 8. Château Pal...
by Claus Jeppesen
February 22nd, 2020, 5:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 white Burgundy blind tasting ( 11 wines )
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: 2010 white Burgundy blind tasting ( 11 wines )

Many thanks Herwig.
I will start to drink my Carillon and Dauvissat up
Already started with a very fresh Carillon Village
by Claus Jeppesen
February 18th, 2020, 7:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1979 Ch. Figeac - a wine from another era
Replies: 46
Views: 2094

Re: 1979 Ch. Figeac - a wine from another era

Capsule and cork

Martin, next time we can make a comprehensive Figeac + Magdelaine vertical [cheers.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
February 15th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 22 Year-Old Sauternes Under Screwcap
Replies: 8
Views: 802

Re: 22 Year-Old Sauternes Under Screwcap

Funny coincidence
An even older bottle under screwcap. Probably 60 years old
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by Claus Jeppesen
February 15th, 2020, 1:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 277
Views: 7805

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

A lot of medals
by Claus Jeppesen
February 15th, 2020, 1:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 277
Views: 7805

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

Very famous producer:
by Claus Jeppesen
February 15th, 2020, 1:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco - its all about BALANCE
Replies: 97
Views: 8283

Re: TN: 2016 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco - its all about BALANCE

A 1964 Riserva Speciale was extremely delicious and youngish
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FWIW the price here has doubled since the 2010 vintage
by Claus Jeppesen
February 13th, 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Amazing Cappellano Chinato under screwcap.
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Amazing Cappellano Chinato under screwcap.

Amazing nose, colour and taste. Really a special drink. Very different from younger Chinato
The bottle is probably from the 50's
by Claus Jeppesen
February 13th, 2020, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let's talk trocken
Replies: 40
Views: 1944

Re: Let's talk trocken

This is the best Trocken I have tasted in a while

by Claus Jeppesen
February 4th, 2020, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Schloss Lieser Riesling Kabinett 'Goldtröpfchen' 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1581

Re: TN: Schloss Lieser Riesling Kabinett 'Goldtröpfchen' 2018

Also Goldtröpfchen Riesling Großes Gewächs trocken 2018 is truly awesome your Davyness champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
February 4th, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Les Saint Remys Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 11
Views: 723

Re: 2014 Marguet Les Saint Remys Grand Cru brut nature

Frank
I wish it was me who had 5 of these in my cellar
It is still a bit less expressive than the Crayeres but:

Marguet is Marguet
by Claus Jeppesen
February 4th, 2020, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Ch. Calon-Ségur - what a beauty
Replies: 53
Views: 4794

Re: 2016 Ch. Calon-Ségur - what a beauty

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
February 4th, 2020, 10:43 am
Claus Jeppesen wrote:
February 4th, 2020, 10:36 am
FWIW Martin praised 2016 Comtesse even more and she is now in deep Sleeping Beauty mode
So I missed the window?
I have not tasted the 2016 Calon. It might still be open.
by Claus Jeppesen
February 4th, 2020, 10:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 20
Views: 1628

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Thanks Laurent I will try Chaumees
by Claus Jeppesen
February 4th, 2020, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Ch. Calon-Ségur - what a beauty
Replies: 53
Views: 4794

Re: 2016 Ch. Calon-Ségur - what a beauty

FWIW Martin praised 2016 Comtesse even more and she is now in deep Sleeping Beauty mode
by Claus Jeppesen
January 31st, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissee (updated with 2011 Grezeaux note)
Replies: 78
Views: 4121

Re: TN: 2011 Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissee (updated with 2011 Grezeaux note)

Drinking the 2010 Croix Boisee now. What a pleasure.
After a few hours of air.
More lively than most
Incredible quality and value
by Claus Jeppesen
January 29th, 2020, 7:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 20
Views: 745

Re: I love Madeira

I own exactly one bottle of Madeira, purchased when I was in Portugal a couple years ago and tasted through some and enjoyed it, but had no reference point for what I was doing. There were several in the gift / wine shop where I was staying so picked up one for my wife's birth year. It's 1979 Bland...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 24th, 2020, 11:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre
Replies: 10
Views: 744

Re: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre

Finally tries the 1995 and 1996 BAMA side by side I have enjoyed several bottles of each and never figured out which one I preferred Now drinking both at the same time I still think they are equally good 1996 is more elegant and balanced 1995 is also in balance but with an appealing mystique spicine...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 24th, 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any must have rieslings on this list?
Replies: 41
Views: 3026

Re: Any must have rieslings on this list?

I really think it is a fact that: -German dry Riesling contains same level of alcohol as any other Riesling from Alsace or Austria -Aged German Riesling does not smell more or less than other aged Riesling Personal taste is another matter... No, Riesling from alsace : between 12,5 and 14,5 degrees ...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 23rd, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any must have rieslings on this list?
Replies: 41
Views: 3026

Re: Any must have rieslings on this list?

Claus : sorry for ???? Less alcohol and smelt more oil barrel. As i try to say, it's a question of personal taste I really think it is a fact that: -German dry Riesling contains same level of alcohol as any other Riesling from Alsace or Austria -Aged German Riesling does not smell more or less than...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 22nd, 2020, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any must have rieslings on this list?
Replies: 41
Views: 3026

Re: Any must have rieslings on this list?

There are big differences between french (alsace) and german riesling. I let the other answer for german riesling ( i don't like them : less alcool ???? and smelt more a barril of oil ???? ) The 3 producers in list belong of the top : trimbach, boxler, deiss. Indeed great producers of dry Riesling ...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 21st, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre
Replies: 10
Views: 744

Re: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre

Classy note
Classy claret, BAMA
Will try the 96 next to 95 next
by Claus Jeppesen
January 21st, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 20
Views: 1628

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Laurent Gibet wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 2:20 am
Claus,

I had an excellent Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Chaumées 2015 in june 2018 ...
Larent, from which Colin?
I have tried most 1er Cru Chassagne from Marc Colin but not this
Vide-Bourse is great too
by Claus Jeppesen
January 18th, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar
Replies: 107
Views: 5730

Re: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar

Dauvissat
Pycm
???
by Claus Jeppesen
January 17th, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 20
Views: 1628

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Joseph Colin, the smaller brother, makes a wonderful version from 65+ year old vines Claus. I think Joseph Colin is the winemaker for the Domaine Marc Colin wines also? Damien & Joseph made the wines together but they amicably separated in 2016/17 and Joseph now has his own domaine / maison just do...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 16th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 20
Views: 1628

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Joseph Colin, the smaller brother, makes a wonderful version from 65+ year old vines
by Claus Jeppesen
January 6th, 2020, 4:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?
Replies: 88
Views: 4553

Re: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?

Will there be an additional thread with place 1 and 2? [scratch.gif]
My first place goes nevertheless to Robert and BAMA
by Claus Jeppesen
January 5th, 2020, 12:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?
Replies: 88
Views: 4553

Re: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?

BAMA by Robert.A.Jr.
Xavier Gerard by Fu
Timorasso by Otto
by Claus Jeppesen
January 3rd, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then
Replies: 131
Views: 5361

Re: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then

My point was that everyone made pruney wines in the Rhone in 03, so judging anyone on 03 is bizarre. Plenty of northern Rhone producers I love whose 03s are well nigh undrinkable. Anyway, our definition of traditional in CdP may be different, random comments regarding vulgarians notwithstanding. Es...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 3rd, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then
Replies: 131
Views: 5361

Re: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then

I put 05 in the group as it lacks the backbone structure that comes in 2010 and 2016. That's my general issue with that group of vintages. As you note, I greatly prefer years like 2004 and 2006, but I do hold 2010 and 2016 in high regard as vintages that will age very well. ... You think 2005 lacks...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 1st, 2020, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is your favorite wine with seared foie gras?
Replies: 36
Views: 1106

Re: What is your favorite wine with seared foie gras?

I think the extreme fatty structure is screaming for acidity

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