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by Jeremy Holmes
January 22nd, 2020, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need help finding the right Volnay.
Replies: 34
Views: 1340

Re: Need help finding the right Volnay.

The Jean-Marc Bouley wines are terrific.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 19th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: La Tache in Tuscon
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Re: TN: La Tache in Tuscon

Well done Brad.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 18th, 2020, 8:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CSD
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: CSD

alan weinberg wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 4:22 pm
Kent Comley wrote:
January 18th, 2020, 4:08 pm
I also have had a wierd bottle of the 01 Duracell.
taste like battery acid?
Will it be Ever Ready?
by Jeremy Holmes
January 18th, 2020, 3:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CSD
Replies: 6
Views: 779

CSD

Shot down to Tassie last night where Greg put on Monday Table on a Saturday night, just to confuse us all. The theme was Clos St.Denis. The food at Hobart’s Me Wah restaurant was splendid. 2002 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut : Supremely youthful. Fresh, flinty and direct. Green apple fruit, c...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 15th, 2020, 6:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Greenock Creek Creek Block
Replies: 18
Views: 909

Re: Greenock Creek Creek Block

Cleverly concealed alcohol?
by Jeremy Holmes
January 15th, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Enthusiast 2020 Vintage Chart
Replies: 22
Views: 2164

Re: Wine Enthusiast 2020 Vintage Chart

Vintage charts are about as nonsensical as drinking windows. The person who did this one obviously hasn't drunk much 1999 red Burgundy.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 15th, 2020, 1:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Bernard Boisson-Vadot Meursault Les Grands Charrons
Replies: 4
Views: 424

TN: 2009 Bernard Boisson-Vadot Meursault Les Grands Charrons

2009 Bernard Boisson-Vadot Meursault Les Grands Charrons - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault (1/15/2020) Great colour, tinged with green. The nose is complex, with a whiff of smoke, some almond butter, white peach and something mildly exotic. It is dense and rich, with excellent detail an...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 14th, 2020, 12:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets
Replies: 9
Views: 579

TN: 2017 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets

2017 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru (1/14/2020) A great nose of flinty, smoky mineral, white peach and aniseed. It is intense, linear and powerful, with great drive and cut. The finish is long and ...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 11th, 2020, 1:32 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: South Australia recommendations
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: South Australia recommendations

Also near The Louise are David Franz Wines (Dave Lehmann) and Hayes Family Wines. Both well worth a visit.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 11th, 2020, 3:23 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: South Australia recommendations
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: South Australia recommendations

Jeff, Both Kingsford and The Louise are excellent options, although The Louise is a bit closer to all the action. They have also just revamped their restaurant and opened a good bar. The Eatery, just down the road from The Louise is a must for lunch. Vintners, fermentAsian and Fino are excellent. He...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 11th, 2020, 12:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 42
Views: 2178

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet

Robert, wine drinking is a pleasurable thing. Your posts are more negative than half a battery factory. There’s no point whining like a Chevrolet diff about everything. You’ll cop a few losses along the way but I reckon you’ve had some good wine drinking moments over the years. I hope you have.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 10th, 2020, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 42
Views: 2178

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet

Had the 2014 Jean-Claude Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères with lunch today. It is extremely fresh and youthful. Very Puligny with elegant white peach fruit and white flowers a plenty. There's a touch of barrel toast, some mint and aniseed too. It has flesh coupled with great clarity and is...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 10th, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Gérard Tremblay Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: TN: 2008 Gérard Tremblay Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume

It is loaded with citrus and iodine, which is squint-inducing. It makes your face go all 'Renée Zellweger'!
by Jeremy Holmes
January 9th, 2020, 10:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Gérard Tremblay Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume
Replies: 4
Views: 294

TN: 2008 Gérard Tremblay Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume

2008 Gérard Tremblay Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume - France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis 1er Cru (1/9/2020) A pale colour and supremely fresh. There's smoky mineral reduction and preserved lemon notes. The pungent smokiness flows onto the palate and it is classic Chablis in every way, loaded with squin...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 6th, 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Barthod Bourgogne
Replies: 34
Views: 1518

Re: TN: 2015 Barthod Bourgogne

Matthew King wrote:
January 6th, 2020, 3:49 pm
Jeremy Holmes wrote:
January 6th, 2020, 3:02 pm
I would happily buy every bottle of that '15 Bourgogne I could find at $50.

Are those Aussie dollars? [wink.gif]

Of course!
by Jeremy Holmes
January 6th, 2020, 3:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Barthod Bourgogne
Replies: 34
Views: 1518

Re: TN: 2015 Barthod Bourgogne

I would happily buy every bottle of that '15 Bourgogne I could find at $50.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 5th, 2020, 5:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1964 Bouchard Père et Fils Gevrey-Chambertin
Replies: 0
Views: 273

TN: 1964 Bouchard Père et Fils Gevrey-Chambertin

1964 Bouchard Père et Fils Gevrey-Chambertin - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin (1/5/2020) The nose has plenty of pine needle sap and decaying leaves. With air you get smoked meats, coffee and liqueur cherry fruit. It has some truffle/mushroom development and is a fresh and strong...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 4th, 2020, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prieure-Roch and Bernstein
Replies: 34
Views: 1799

Re: Prieur-Roch and Bernstein

The Priuré-Roch wines can be erratic, but when they are on they are seriously good.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 4th, 2020, 1:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are your wines of the 2010s?
Replies: 46
Views: 2038

Re: What are your wines of the 2010s?

1999 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Romanée-Conti
1861 Château Vigneau, Sauternes
1964 Salon Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut (Magnum)
by Jeremy Holmes
January 4th, 2020, 1:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Dujac Charmes-Chambertin
Replies: 0
Views: 309

TN: 2011 Domaine Dujac Charmes-Chambertin

2011 Domaine Dujac Charmes-Chambertin - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru (1/4/2020) A very floral nose, with some sandalwood notes too. It has a hint of meatiness in the mouth and crisp cherry fruit. It is relatively compact and lithe, finishing with good cut and fannin...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 3rd, 2020, 10:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1971 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Riserva (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Re: TN: 1971 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Riserva (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

The '47 is remarkable Rob. Probably the best Borgogno I have had. The '64 is special too.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 3rd, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Jean-Marc Roulot Meursault 1er Cru
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: TN: 2010 Jean-Marc Roulot Meursault 1er Cru

A very nice wine from Boucheres Larry. Thanks for the note.
by Jeremy Holmes
January 3rd, 2020, 3:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1971 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Riserva (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 530

TN: 1971 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Riserva (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

1971 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Riserva - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (1/2/2020) From large format (3.78L) this thing was rocking. A complex nose of tobacco, tar, Indian spice and dried fruits. It sweetens up and has a concentrated heart. It has some mushroom/truffle development. There's p...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 2nd, 2020, 5:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent 2013 Burg tasting notes
Replies: 26
Views: 1173

Re: Recent 2013 Burg tasting notes

William,

I recall the long-term importer of Rousseau here in Australia mentioning that Charles Rousseau likened 2008 to how he saw 1978 at an early stage. I reckon we all wish we had more '78's in the cellar.

Cheers
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
January 2nd, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent 2013 Burg tasting notes
Replies: 26
Views: 1173

Re: Recent 2013 Burg tasting notes

Had the 2013 Domaine Méo-Camuzet Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Brulées on New Year's Eve. A wonderful nose of ripe cherry, sandalwood, rose petal and aniseed. It is full, rich and creamy and cut with the vintage's bright acidity. It really builds through the palate, fanning out on the finish. Still supr...
by Jeremy Holmes
January 1st, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Raveneau MDT
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: 2014 Raveneau MDT

Amsterdam must be ground zero for Raveneau. Gebr Hartering had a well-priced selection when we were there a few years ago.

had the '09 MdT last night. Absolutely singing. Quite plump and round but awesome dry extract, texture and chew.

Thanks for the note Barry.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 31st, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 42
Views: 2178

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet

Robert, I only pose the screwcap question, as to me this is the fix for Ramonet, and every other white wine producer. These discussions tend to go around in circles. We can give you limited experience with the '14 Ramonets, but whilst they are sealed under cork, they will always be susceptible to ox...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 31st, 2019, 1:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 42
Views: 2178

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet

Do you or would you buy white Burgundy under screwcap, Robert?
by Jeremy Holmes
December 30th, 2019, 8:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 100% tariffs - effect on other regions’ prices ?.
Replies: 29
Views: 1731

Re: 100% tariffs - effect on other regions’ prices ?.

My initial thoughts are that Champagne prices here in Australia should fall. Given that we are a reasonable market for Champagne considering our population size, I suspect that some focus will be put on our market and others, to take up the slack that will be sales lost in The States. I'm not so sur...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 30th, 2019, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1986 Faiveley Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: TN: 1986 Faiveley Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Thanks John. Faiveley made very good '86's.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 30th, 2019, 7:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 42
Views: 2178

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet

When '10 are on, they are great. I've had far too many premox'd '10's though, 3xRuchottes and 1xBBM. The '14's are super, perhaps the best of these three vintages that you mention Fred. Haven't had an '04 Ramonet in a longtime, apart from a Monty in 2017 that Paul Hanna served that was perhaps my wi...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 30th, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 42
Views: 2178

TN: 2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet

2010 Domaine Ramonet Bâtard-Montrachet - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru (12/30/2019) A complex and exuberant nose of spearmint cream, smoke, white peach, lavender and apricot. There's a hint of white mushroom and brulee development. It is full, rich, heady and powerfu...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 28th, 2019, 1:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Foillard with some age
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Foillard with some age

At age 12, this is really drinking well. 2007 Jean Foillard Morgon Côte du Py: There’s a nose that shows equal parts fruit, plant matter and earth. It has a coffee note that I see in Gamay when it takes on some age. It has a velvety feel in the mouth and a core of cherry and raspberry fruits. There’...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 26th, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Terrible fires in Adelaide Hills burn vineyards including Henschke
Replies: 16
Views: 1591

Re: Terrible fires in Adelaide Hills burn vineyards including Henschke

My thoughts are with Stephen and Prue and all of the others have have been affected by the terrible fires right throughout Australia. Another mate of mine, Geoff Weaver, had to jump in his dam to survive. Sadly he lost around 30% of his vineyard as well as copping damage to the winery. It has been a...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 26th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Chicago Wine Auctions (without buyer premiums)
Replies: 15
Views: 1176

Re: RIP Chicago Wine Auctions

Wouldn't you just accept that 20% is part of the price, work out what a bottle will cost you all in and bid accordingly? It is not a crime for a business to make a living.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 26th, 2019, 2:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: TN: 1994 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes

I have had this '94 a few times Kris and it has never looked better than this bottle. It seemed a little more sweet and exotic last time out. Now it has added some true tertiary development and maintained its freshness. A great bottle.

Happy Christmas to you. Holidays are always happy.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 25th, 2019, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes
Replies: 2
Views: 364

TN: 1994 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes

1994 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru (12/23/2019) This was in terrific condition. The nose has some mildly exotic fruit notes along with a hint of honey, some truffle and toast. It is dense, rich and sappy, wit...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 23rd, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers

They are big enough.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 23rd, 2019, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: TN: 1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento

That '99 sounds good Henry. I have a couple of '95's. I might crack one over the next week or two to check in.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 23rd, 2019, 3:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers

Such an awesome white vintage, and a pretty darn good one in red too!

Happy Christmas Dr Weinberg and Mr Buzz.

Cheers
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
December 23rd, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Davenport Cellars is Closing 65% off all Wines
Replies: 70
Views: 5236

Re: Davenport Cellars is Closing 65% off all Wines

It is sad that Continuity wont be continuing.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 23rd, 2019, 2:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento
Replies: 2
Views: 231

TN: 1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento

1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento - Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (12/20/2019) A dense and youthful colour. The nose is deep and penetrating, with berry and cassis fruits, some leather, tobacco and cedar. It is perfumed and powerful, with ou...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 21st, 2019, 12:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre
Replies: 13
Views: 712

Re: TN: 2012 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre

Sounds brilliant. Thanks for the note David.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 20th, 2019, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Replies: 10
Views: 686

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses

Fevre had bad premox problems, as have had and still do a lot of producers. It has been fixed here in Australia since the early 2000's, when on mass the industry switched to screwcap. The romance of cork still lives on, and in an effort to fix their problem, Fevre went for Diam from 2008 onwards. I ...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 20th, 2019, 1:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Replies: 10
Views: 686

TN: 2014 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses

2014 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses - France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru (12/20/2019) This is seriously good. So pure, piercing and precise. Loads of citrus and cool, wet stone minerality. It is sharp in the mouth, with incredible intensity and so much chalky, dry ext...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 17th, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Bit Of A Christmas Drink
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: A Bit Of A Christmas Drink

John, I enjoyed it as much as the Krug, which is twice its price in our market. A buy for sure.

David, no harm in busting it now, although still plenty of upside.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 17th, 2019, 12:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2012 Yalumba Coonawarra The Cigar Cabernet Sauvignon I
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: 2012 Yalumba Coonawarra The Cigar Cabernet Sauvignon I

It is meant to describe the shape of the terra rossa strip of Coonawarra, I suspect.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 16th, 2019, 2:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DRC vs Leroy
Replies: 11
Views: 1237

Re: DRC vs Leroy

In the context of other great wines R-C proves its ultimate greatness. What a line-up. Thanks Paul.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 16th, 2019, 2:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vietti 2016s Baroli
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Re: Vietti 2016s Baroli

Tasted the following '16's over dinner with Lucca two month's ago. All were beautifully balanced and crackled with energy. The Rocche was the most expressive and open today, with engaging florals and intense red fruits. There was a cool, underlying stoniness. The Brunate was luscious, layered and de...

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