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by Jeremy Holmes
December 9th, 2018, 6:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At the Château d'Yquem, one of the greatest dinners with exceptional wines
Replies: 21
Views: 1114

Re: At the Château d'Yquem, one of the greatest dinners with exceptional wines

Thank you François, a thoroughly enjoyable read on some memorable wines.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 9th, 2018, 6:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two Burgs with Jerry
Replies: 14
Views: 664

Re: TN: Two Burgs with Jerry

Lovely couple of bottles fellas.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 8th, 2018, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 163eme (France, Champagne)
Replies: 9
Views: 420

TN: NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 163eme (France, Champagne)

NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 163eme - France, Champagne (12/8/2018) Drinking wonderfully well. Complex and expressive nose of baked apple, toast, brioche and brown spices. The palate is rich and full with some gentle nuttiness. It is powerful with a finish that is laden with chalk an...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 8th, 2018, 11:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Replies: 26
Views: 972

Re: TN: 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

I didn't see the ripeness thread James. I'll have a look for it.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 8th, 2018, 11:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Verget Chevalier Montrachet
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: TN: 1994 Verget Chevalier Montrachet

I brought along a '94 Coche CC to your house Alan IIRC. I reckon it showed very well too.

The Verget sounds terrific. Bdm's '94 CC has always been good as well and a Roulot '94 Charmes a couple of years ago was splendid.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 7th, 2018, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Grosset Riesling Polish Hill Clare Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: TN: 2002 Grosset Riesling Polish Hill Clare Valley

A hard T and Polish as in sausage.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 6th, 2018, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wedding Wine Thoughts?
Replies: 34
Views: 1021

Re: Wedding Wine Thoughts?

My thoughts are to get rid of the 7 non-drinkers and have an even smaller wedding.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 6th, 2018, 7:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Replies: 26
Views: 972

Re: TN: 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Hi Mark, it was a fairly tasty wine. I wouldn't seek it out but happy to drink another glass if it came my way.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 6th, 2018, 6:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Replies: 26
Views: 972

TN: 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape - France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (12/6/2018) Smells of raspberries, moss, compost and meat. It has a low-acid feel with sweet fruit that has a chocolatey edge. It finishes with some wild herb action. Posted from CellarTracker
by Jeremy Holmes
December 6th, 2018, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Grosset Riesling Polish Hill Clare Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 358

TN: 2002 Grosset Riesling Polish Hill Clare Valley

2002 Grosset Riesling Polish Hill Clare Valley - Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley (12/6/2018) Simply magnificent. Has a wisp of smoke to the aroma along with citrus blossom and Tahitian lime. The palate has a steely backbone and intense citrus fruit. It is still relative...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 6th, 2018, 5:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: White Truffle Extravaganza
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Re: TN: White Truffle Extravaganza

Very nice Mike.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 6th, 2018, 3:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN's: Krug, Cristal, Leflaive... at Marea
Replies: 16
Views: 667

Re: TN's: Krug, Cristal, Leflaive... at Marea

Nice night Ray.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 5th, 2018, 7:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud Clos des Morines
Replies: 5
Views: 214

TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud Clos des Morines

2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud Clos des Morines - France, Loire Valley, Pays Nantais, Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine (12/5/2018) Smells like a beach, all shell grit, sea-spray and seaweed. There is a riper element but it is not overtly fruity. If i...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 5th, 2018, 6:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Alcohol in old burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 863

Re: Alcohol in old burgundy

I really like '83 too.

Even in the riper years there are makers who believe that a degree of chaptilization will add to the wine's mouthfeel.
by Jeremy Holmes
December 4th, 2018, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie Gorges
Replies: 1
Views: 110

TN: 2014 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie Gorges

2014 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie Gorges - France, Loire Valley, Pays Nantais, Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine (12/4/2018) Pungent minerality on the nose, some smoke, flint and loads of iodine. It is so cool, intense and focused. It tangs with briny sea creatu...
by Jeremy Holmes
December 3rd, 2018, 3:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How Long Lived Are Top Brunellos From Outstanding Vintages?
Replies: 42
Views: 1516

Re: How Long Lived Are Top Brunellos From Outstanding Vintages?

Michael, I have had quite a few at 30,40 and 50 years of age, including: 1980 Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino 1968 Tenuta Greppo (Biondi-Santi) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1970 Tenuta Greppo (Biondi-Santi) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1979 Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino 197...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 29th, 2018, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Benoit Ente Bourgogne Blanc (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc)
Replies: 1
Views: 171

TN: 2015 Benoit Ente Bourgogne Blanc (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc)

2015 Benoit Ente Bourgogne Blanc - France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc (11/29/2018) A touch of smoke and flint to the aroma along with white peach and nougat. The white peach theme continues on the palate and there's a suggestion of aniseed. It is full and plump, a wine of generosity. Acidity feels r...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 28th, 2018, 2:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drinking Rudi's treasures in NYC
Replies: 89
Views: 3941

Re: Drinking Rudi's treasures in NYC

You could get attendees to bring a wine they never received from Premier Cru Anthony.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 27th, 2018, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2018 Edition and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 55
Views: 2681

Re: WOTYs--2018 Edition and your Discovery of the Year

Paul, that 1929 R.Roger Musigny was indeed stunning and probably in my top 3 for the year.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 26th, 2018, 3:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1961 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Barolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 2
Views: 210

TN: 1961 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Barolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

1961 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Barolo - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/26/2018) This was absolutely splendid. The first whiff is that of a rose garden. There's ripe raisin-like fruit and plenty of meat and bloody iodine traits, as well as some teak and Indian spices. It is rich, heady and p...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 26th, 2018, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2002 Krug
Replies: 13
Views: 993

Re: 2002 Krug

Fantastic Champagne.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 26th, 2018, 2:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: a couple Burgs this weekend.
Replies: 18
Views: 863

Re: TN: a couple Burgs this weekend.

Greg K wrote:
November 26th, 2018, 12:55 pm
Clearly I should have taken the California bar rather than the New York bar!
Alan spends his days looking at bars!
by Jeremy Holmes
November 25th, 2018, 7:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: a couple Burgs this weekend.
Replies: 18
Views: 863

Re: TN: a couple Burgs this weekend.

Congratulations Alan.

DRC made outstanding '04's.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 25th, 2018, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ramonet | Raveneau | PYCM
Replies: 16
Views: 820

Re: Ramonet | Raveneau | PYCM

Great bracket.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 25th, 2018, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Prince Florent de Merode Corton-Renardes
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: TN: 2005 Prince Florent de Merode Corton-Renardes

Hi Luke, I reckon its two decades away from anywhere near peak drinking.

I haven't had the '05 Maréchaudes Scott.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 24th, 2018, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Prince Florent de Merode Corton-Renardes
Replies: 9
Views: 358

TN: 2005 Prince Florent de Merode Corton-Renardes

2005 Prince Florent de Merode Corton-Renardes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Corton Grand Cru (11/23/2018) Fairly tight and demure at first. Breathes up nicely and has a core of fleshy dark fruits. There's a mineral edginess and plenty of flora. It is deep and powerful with good volume and out...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 23rd, 2018, 2:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pick a champagne
Replies: 16
Views: 567

Re: Pick a champagne

'02 Krug.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 23rd, 2018, 2:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Dom Perignon Champagne (France, Champagne)
Replies: 0
Views: 186

TN: 2008 Dom Perignon Champagne (France, Champagne)

2008 Dom Perignon Champagne - France, Champagne (11/23/2018) A Legacy bottle. This started out quite tight but breathed up to show notes of spiced pear, citrus, brioche, toast and flint. It has great richness and intensity and is cut by the vintage's line of precise acidity. The finish is chalky an...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 22nd, 2018, 5:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Albert Morot Beaune 1er Cru Bressandes
Replies: 2
Views: 199

TN: 2010 Albert Morot Beaune 1er Cru Bressandes

2010 Albert Morot Beaune 1er Cru Bressandes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Beaune 1er Cru (11/22/2018) Bright red fruits, compost, musk and earth to the aroma. In the mouth a wave of vinous velvet blankets a mineral base. There's some volatility to the finish that adds lift and length is good....
by Jeremy Holmes
November 21st, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1958 Fiorina Barolo
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: TN: 1958 Fiorina Barolo

Had a '58 Barbaresco last year Jim. It showed nicely and also blossomed with plenty of air.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 21st, 2018, 2:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1958 Fiorina Barolo
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: TN: 1958 Fiorina Barolo

Well done Bill. I have had good success with those older Fiorina Barolo. They are very strong wines and need a serious decant. I tend to give them 8 hours.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 21st, 2018, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes

Hi Bill, have had a few outstanding bottles from the '60's and '70's from them. The only '90's wine I've had was a '94 Charmes-Chambertin, which in context of the vintage was quite a pleasant drink.

I have got to go to Bern's Dennis.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 20th, 2018, 10:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone had 08 BdMartray Corton Charlie?
Replies: 8
Views: 461

Re: Anyone had 08 BdMartray Corton Charlie?

I had a couple of bottles last year Scott, both terrific.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 20th, 2018, 9:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes
Replies: 4
Views: 300

TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes

1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Corton Grand Cru (11/14/2018) Just might be the best bottle of three. Engaging perfume of smoke, rose petals, musk and red fruits. Silky and voluminous with real depth and breadth. It builds right through the pala...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 19th, 2018, 3:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay
Replies: 12
Views: 346

Re: TN: 2016 Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay

Thanks for the note Kent.

I loved the '08 Yattarna and managed to back-fill a case of it. Humming along beautifully under screwcap.

Penfolds are making some very impressive whites.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 18th, 2018, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End of the Year Vinous Thanks
Replies: 6
Views: 1025

Re: End of the Year Vinous Thanks

Cheers Alan. I certainly enjoy your notes and awful puns. I hope to be back in L.A in 2019 for a few cleansers with you guys.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 18th, 2018, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Villa d’Este Wine Symposium – Kelly, RJ, Justin and Kevin's excellent adventure
Replies: 20
Views: 947

Re: TN: 2018 Villa d’Este Wine Symposium – Kelly, RJ, Justin and Kevin's excellent adventure

Thanks Kevin.

Surprised the '90 R-C topped the '99. That '99 is the most perfect wine I have ever tasted. The '90 was not far behind it.

Best Regards
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
November 17th, 2018, 7:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 JF Mugnier Chambolle-Musigny
Replies: 21
Views: 695

Re: TN: 2008 JF Mugnier Chambolle-Musigny

Lovely.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 16th, 2018, 11:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: New wave Australian Chardonnay - 2017 Stargazer (Tasmania)
Replies: 27
Views: 608

Re: TN: New wave Australian Chardonnay - 2017 Stargazer (Tasmania)

Had the 17A last night Sanjay, splendid wine. Rich and complex with plenty of struck match. Good detail and a long citrusy finish. Outstanding build and texture.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 15th, 2018, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Two Incredible new releases from Coonawarra
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: TNs: Two Incredible new releases from Coonawarra

Loved the William Wilson Kent. My note below. Cheers Jeremy 2016 William Wilson Shiraz Cabernet: This is 55% Redman’s Shiraz, off their 80 year-old North End vineyard and 45% Cabernet from Balnaves 43 year-old Paulownia block. It is a wine that is incredibly elegant and stylish, yet there is depth a...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 14th, 2018, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1974 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Speciale Bricco Boschis
Replies: 1
Views: 247

TN: 1974 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Speciale Bricco Boschis

1974 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Speciale Bricco Boschis - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/14/2018) The nose is quite smoky and has some tar and leather. After plenty of air you get florals and intense cherry. It is a strong and deep wine of real character and chew. It sweetens at its core and ha...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 13th, 2018, 3:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nice White Burgs
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Nice White Burgs

2000 Hospices de Beaune Bouchard Pere et Fils Corton-Charlemagne Cuvée François de Salins - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru (11/13/2018) Drinking at the top of its game. Complex aromatics of white mushroom, butter, orchard fruits, aniseed and Arum lillies. The palate ...
by Jeremy Holmes
November 13th, 2018, 3:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: New wave Australian Chardonnay - 2017 Stargazer (Tasmania)
Replies: 27
Views: 608

Re: TN: New wave Australian Chardonnay - 2017 Stargazer (Tasmania)

A very good winemaker Kent. Lovely Chardonnay.
by Jeremy Holmes
November 12th, 2018, 9:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNR: 2011 PYCM grande ruchottes
Replies: 7
Views: 315

Re: TNR: 2011 PYCM grande ruchottes

Michael,

I suspect PYCM pricing is about to explode. 2011 is an outstanding white Burgundy vintage. Pierre-Yves is an outstanding winemaker. The vineyard is excellent. What on earth are you waiting for?

Regards
Jeremy

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