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by Jeremy Holmes
September 18th, 2019, 9:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon Javernières Les Impenitents
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: TN: 2018 Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon Javernières Les Impenitents

Cheers Kris. Thought the standard 2018 Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon Javernières was even better. My note below. A beautiful nose of raspberries, cherries, violets and mineral. It is full and luscious, with nice minerally detail just below the flesh. It finishes with good clarity and has loads of fl...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 18th, 2019, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Domaine Jacques Carillon Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet
Replies: 19
Views: 503

TN: 2012 Domaine Jacques Carillon Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet

2012 Domaine Jacques Carillon Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru (9/15/2019) A gorgeous nose of honeysuckle, Arum Lily, white peach and mineral. It is full, unctuous and voluminous, with great power and poise. It is complex and im...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 17th, 2019, 8:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon Javernières Les Impenitents
Replies: 2
Views: 238

TN: 2018 Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon Javernières Les Impenitents

2018 Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon Javernières Les Impenitents - France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Morgon (9/17/2019) This is an expressive, luscious, deep Bojo, that has plenty of grunt and power. It drips with black cherry fruit and has an engaging purple flower note. There's a suggestion of licorice...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 17th, 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Domaine Dujac Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Aux Combottes
Replies: 6
Views: 511

TN: 1999 Domaine Dujac Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Aux Combottes

1999 Domaine Dujac Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Aux Combottes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru (9/15/2019) Highly perfumed aromatics of rose petals, smoked meats and blue fruits. Silky in the mouth, with impeccable balance. It builds through the palate, fanning out on the f...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 15th, 2019, 5:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any recs for lunch in or around Beaune?
Replies: 21
Views: 867

Re: Any recs for lunch in or around Beaune?

Rotisserie du Chambertin: In Gevrey has fabulous Rotisserie chicken. The wine list is pretty good. Le Millisieme: In Chambolle has some inventive twists to the food. Wine list is good and you usually snare a Raveneau or Dauvissat at a good price. Le Montrachet: A 1 star in Puligny has a fabulously w...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 15th, 2019, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Hubert Lignier, Gerard Raphet
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: TNs: Hubert Lignier, Gerard Raphet

Hubert Lignier's MSD is very smart.
by Jeremy Holmes
September 15th, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Tale of an Aged La Tâche
Replies: 8
Views: 1175

The Tale of an Aged La Tâche

I was rummaging around the cellar last week and found an old bottle without a label or capsule, that had leaked quite badly. Around 15 years ago, I bought a parcel of old Burgs out of Paris that included a couple of old DRC’s and I suspected it was one of these. I took the bottle upstairs, got out t...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 12th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères

Hi C h 0 o n 6, I reckon it is an outstanding vintage for white in the Cote de Beaune (I don't love Chablis in 2011). The wines are pure, precise and cool, with good detail and decent richness. The '10's now show a bit of botrytis that wasn't evident on release and the '11 equivalent generally shows...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 12th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères

I really like where '11 is right now for whites John. Thanks for the note.
by Jeremy Holmes
September 11th, 2019, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Domaine Bruno Clair Chambertin-Clos de Bèze
Replies: 1
Views: 303

TN: 2002 Domaine Bruno Clair Chambertin-Clos de Bèze

2002 Domaine Bruno Clair Chambertin-Clos de Bèze - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru (9/11/2019) A lovely, mid-weight Beze, drinking at the top of its game. The nose is highly perfumed, showing some floral spice, blue fruits and a hint of earth. It is silky in the m...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 10th, 2019, 10:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 07 Pernot BBM
Replies: 8
Views: 425

Re: TN: 07 Pernot BBM

Nice.
by Jeremy Holmes
September 10th, 2019, 10:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No One Knows
Replies: 14
Views: 1505

Re: No One Knows

Rauno,

Of the whites my clear winner was the '11 Sauzet, followed by the '14 Sauzet. I really like Sauzet when its on.

Best Regards
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
September 10th, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No One Knows
Replies: 14
Views: 1505

No One Knows

A great song by The Queens Of The Stone age, and a fact about our last bracket at Monday’s Table this week. Matty G hosted our look at Richebourg. Wines were all served blind, as they always are at Monday Table. We’d just looked at an excellent last bracket, ranked them and then were advised of the ...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 8th, 2019, 12:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1978 Azienda Bricco Rocche (Ceretto) Barolo Villero (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 1
Views: 233

TN: 1978 Azienda Bricco Rocche (Ceretto) Barolo Villero (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

1978 Azienda Bricco Rocche (Ceretto) Barolo Villero - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (9/1/2019) Has some truffle, tar, smoked meats, mint and decaying rose to the nose. The palate is fresh, with a core of dense fruit and all sorts of savoury nuance. It is deep, layered and very long, with plenty o...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 8th, 2019, 12:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mascarello
Replies: 10
Views: 1162

Re: Mascarello

Hi Jay,

I have had '54, '58 and '61 recently. A long decant works (6-10 hours).

Cheers
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
September 4th, 2019, 7:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: '15 Grange
Replies: 0
Views: 397

'15 Grange

We are getting towards the end of building our Barossa edition of ‘repast’ and caught up with Peter Gago to taste a few wines yesterday. After some thoroughly engaging tales of Penfolds and his wine travels, he opened the recently released ’15 Grange for us to have a squiz at. It was great to check ...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 4th, 2019, 12:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Piper rare 2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1053

Re: TN: Piper rare 2002

Have motored through quite a few of these. Such a crowd pleaser. The dosage is high but cut with a line of minerally acidity. It is complex and mildly exotic.
by Jeremy Holmes
September 2nd, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Domaine Jean Chartron Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos du Cailleret
Replies: 1
Views: 248

TN: 2012 Domaine Jean Chartron Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos du Cailleret

2012 Domaine Jean Chartron Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos du Cailleret - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru (9/1/2019) A great nose of spearmint, honeysuckle, flint, aniseed and white peach. It is a full and ripe wine, but there is so much chalky minerality and great prec...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 1st, 2019, 9:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1997 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: TN: 1997 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio

It got better in the glass. I thought it was a little soft at first. Quite enjoyed the last glass.
by Jeremy Holmes
September 1st, 2019, 7:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1997 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio
Replies: 4
Views: 403

TN: 1997 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio

1997 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggio - Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico DOCG (9/1/2019) Certainly ripe, with sweet meats and tobacco notes on the nose. There's cherry fruit and it is rich and creamy with a relatively low acid feel. There's a suggestion of black oliv...
by Jeremy Holmes
September 1st, 2019, 7:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Meursault 1er Cru Charmes
Replies: 3
Views: 575

Re: TN: 2007 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Meursault 1er Cru Charmes

I reckon my bottle might have came out of your cellar Michael? Grabbed it off the list at Appellation.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 31st, 2019, 2:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Meursault 1er Cru Charmes
Replies: 3
Views: 575

TN: 2007 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Meursault 1er Cru Charmes

2007 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Meursault 1er Cru Charmes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault 1er Cru (8/31/2019) Extremely tight to begin with, bound up by plenty of matchstick sulphur. Breathes up beautifully in the glass, revealing gently exotic fruits and a dollop of almond butter. It ha...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 27th, 2019, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1961 Louis Latour Chambolle-Musigny
Replies: 4
Views: 499

Re: TN: 1961 Louis Latour Chambolle-Musigny

It was the sort of bottle that you watch 'flash past your eyes' such was the deliciousness.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 26th, 2019, 10:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1961 Louis Latour Chambolle-Musigny
Replies: 4
Views: 499

TN: 1961 Louis Latour Chambolle-Musigny

1961 Louis Latour Chambolle-Musigny - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Chambolle-Musigny (8/26/2019) There's some coffee at first but within a few minutes it begins to bloom. You get the scent of roses, beef stock, Earl Grey tea and cardamom. It is sweet and vinous in the mouth, with good volume an...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 25th, 2019, 7:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2012 Jean-Claude Ramonet Pernand-Vergelesses Les Belles Filles
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: 2012 Jean-Claude Ramonet Pernand-Vergelesses Les Belles Filles

I really like Ramonet's reds Howard. Thanks for the note.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 22nd, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy question: brett vs earth
Replies: 22
Views: 1025

Re: Burgundy question: brett vs earth

Sometimes it is reduction, it tends to blow off. Sometimes its brett, wont blow off and the finish is clipped. Sometimes its Gevrey 'sauvage' character. It wont blow off.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 22nd, 2019, 5:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2006 Keller Von der Fels
Replies: 21
Views: 941

Re: 2006 Keller Von der Fels

Hi David,

We had massive problems with Riesling oxidising in Australia in the '90's. Almost on mass, all producers switched to screwcap between 2001 and 2004. No oxidation since. No Umm...no's about it.

Best Regards
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
August 22nd, 2019, 5:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2006 Keller Von der Fels
Replies: 21
Views: 941

Re: 2006 Keller Von der Fels

You can see one in the glass there Claus. Open an '06 under screwcap! Riesling under cork has just as many problems as Chardonnay.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 21st, 2019, 11:11 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Last minute ideas: Bandol, Cassis, Provence in general
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: Last minute ideas: Bandol, Cassis, Provence in general

Have had a couple of nice lunches at Nino in Cassis over the years. Excellent bouillabaisse.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 21st, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2006 Keller Von der Fels
Replies: 21
Views: 941

Re: 2006 Keller Von der Fels

That glass looks completely oxidised Klaus.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 21st, 2019, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1978 Domaine des Hautes Cornières Santenay 1er Cru La Comme
Replies: 2
Views: 240

TN: 1978 Domaine des Hautes Cornières Santenay 1er Cru La Comme

1978 Domaine des Hautes Cornières Santenay 1er Cru La Comme - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Santenay 1er Cru (8/21/2019) A gorgeous nose of fresh strawberries and raspberries along with black earth. The palate has a sweet core of fruit and is fine and silky of texture. It is not particularly de...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 20th, 2019, 3:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 DRC La Tache
Replies: 9
Views: 1063

Re: TN: 2004 DRC La Tache

Thanks Don.

The '04 La Tache is not just a good wine for the vintage, it is a very good La Tache.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 19th, 2019, 10:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Ruchottes
Replies: 2
Views: 361

TN: 2014 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Ruchottes

2014 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Ruchottes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru (8/19/2019) A gorgeous nose of honeysuckle, white peach and aniseed. It is intense and sappy in the mouth, but also has a lightness of touch. Flavours build and it is...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 17th, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: '04 Ramonet Batard, '01 Rousseau Chambertin
Replies: 8
Views: 603

Re: '04 Ramonet Batard, '01 Rousseau Chambertin

Well done chaps.

I bought quite a bit of that '01 Chambertin for under $200. Those were the days.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 17th, 2019, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Château Lafleur-Gazin (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol)
Replies: 4
Views: 350

TN: 1998 Château Lafleur-Gazin (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol)

1998 Château Lafleur-Gazin - France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol (8/17/2019) Bought a case of this en primeur 20 years ago. It is absolutely singing today. Gorgeous nose of violets, plums and blackberries. It is still very fresh, almost primary. The palate is lush, with velvety tannins yet there ...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 16th, 2019, 5:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Astralis
Replies: 20
Views: 1551

Re: Astralis

Haven't had one recently but the 1991 Clarendon Hills Shiraz, the precursor to Australis, remains one of the greatest Shiraz wines made in our country for mine. It has aged magnificently. Sadly I only have one bottle remaining.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 15th, 2019, 10:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1970 Poderi Aldo Conterno Langhe Nebbiolo Secco (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 0
Views: 230

TN: 1970 Poderi Aldo Conterno Langhe Nebbiolo Secco (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)

1970 Poderi Aldo Conterno Langhe Nebbiolo Secco - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC (8/15/2019) An engaging nose of boot polish, smoked meats, decaying rose and cedar. It is full in the mouth, with vinous sweetness and plenty of savoury nuance. There's some Indian spice and tannins are relaxed on...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 15th, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 09 Wine
Replies: 41
Views: 2132

Re: 09 Wine

Thank you for the kind comments Brad.

Thank you for the excellent notes John.
by Jeremy Holmes
August 13th, 2019, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Question re 2017 PYCM Corton Charlemagne
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: Question re 2017 PYCM Corton Charlemagne

Hi Paul,

Tasted it from barrel last year and bottle this year with Pierre-Yves. An outstanding wine that should age particularly well.

Cheers
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
August 13th, 2019, 4:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 09 Wine
Replies: 41
Views: 2132

Re: 09 Wine

The '09 whites are certainly ripe, a little tropical and low in acidity. There is some pleasure to be derived but I'd much rather be drinking the '11's. I didn't buy a huge amount of '09 reds on release but quite like where they are now. They have calmed down and there is good perfume. Doug, The Egl...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 13th, 2019, 4:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 09 Wine
Replies: 41
Views: 2132

Re: 09 Wine

Hi William,

I didn't see the cork, I assume it was natural. having had their '09 Batard and Corton-Charlemagne recently, and both of them showing particularly well, I had hoped the Monty would have shone.

Cheers
Jeremy
by Jeremy Holmes
August 13th, 2019, 12:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 09 Wine
Replies: 41
Views: 2132

09 Wine

Rod decided that Monday Table should have a look at 2009 Burgundy, after a couple of 2002 Champagnes that is. We had an excellent meal at Matilda in Melbourne. 2002 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill : A fresh nose of ripe apple, toast and peach. It is complex, full and rich, with a rel...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 11th, 2019, 2:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères
Replies: 7
Views: 480

TN: 2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères

2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseignères - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet (8/11/2019) Ripe peach fruits are trimmed with aniseed spice. It is full, rich and sappy and is a big Puligny, but possesses the usual Ramonet elegance and lightness of touch. Length i...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 10th, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 0
Views: 283

TN: 2006 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

2006 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (8/10/2019) Very youthful and tight at first, emitting a faint whiff of hazelnut, red fruits, dried flowers and cedar. With air it concentrates at its heart and gains flesh. Cherry fruits are so pure and pristine. It has some e...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 9th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill (France, Champagne)
Replies: 3
Views: 466

TN: 2008 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill (France, Champagne)

2008 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill - France, Champagne (8/9/2019) Fresh, complex and inviting from first sip. There is a core of ripe orchard fruit and plenty of aniseed and cinnamon spice. It is rich, layered, voluminous and creamy. Flavours are backlit by electric acidity and be...
by Jeremy Holmes
August 8th, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Burg would you go for? Daniel Rion '95 vs Domaine Fourrier '96
Replies: 34
Views: 1270

Re: Which Burg would you go for? Daniel Rion '95 vs Domaine Fourrier '96

I voted for Rion. I am biased however, as we import their wines into Australia.

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