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by Laurent Gibet
January 27th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 13
Views: 297

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 Laurent Gibet
January 27th, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 13
Views: 297

Re: I love Madeira

Eric Ifune wrote:
January 27th, 2020, 4:06 pm
I'm a great fan of Borges 15 year old series.
Last month opened a 1850 Joao Lomelino Boal. Pretty good.
Will be visiting the island again later this year.
I don't know these wineries ... but it sounds great ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 27th, 2020, 7:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 13
Views: 297

Re: I love Madeira

Markus S wrote:
January 27th, 2020, 6:16 am
So do I , but wish they were cheaper!
Barbeito "Verdelho" Reserva Velha 10 Ans" : bought 34 euros
Pereira D'Oliveiras "Verdelho Frasqueria" 1994 : 65 euros
Pereira D'Oliveiras "Sercial Frasqueria" 1969 : 165 euros

Blandy Verdelho 10 ans (16,5/20) : only 21 euros
by Laurent Gibet
January 27th, 2020, 6:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 13
Views: 297

Re: I love Madeira

Other interesting bottles : Blandy's "Sercial 10 ans" Blandy's "Verdleho 10 ans" Blandy's "Malmsey 10 ans" Barbeito "Boal" Reserva Velha 10 Ans" Pereira D'Oliveiras "Sercial Colheita" 1999 Barbeito "Malvoisie Colheita Casco Unico 132 A+D" 2004 Flawed : Madère : Pereira D'Oliveiras "Boal Colheita" 20...
by Laurent Gibet
January 27th, 2020, 5:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 13
Views: 297

I love Madeira

I recently had an interesting Madeira tasting. The best wines turned out to be : Barbeito "Verdelho" Reserva Velha 10 Ans" : 17,5/20 Pereira D'Oliveiras "Verdelho Frasqueria" 1994 : 17,5/20 Pereira D'Oliveiras "Sercial Frasqueria" 1969 : 17/20 (sercial particularly needs time) In my pantheon : Barbe...
by Laurent Gibet
January 24th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Forgotten grape varieties : gamay de Bouze, ribeyrenc, persan, oeillades, gringet, ... (report in french)
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Forgotten grape varieties : gamay de Bouze, ribeyrenc, persan, oeillades, gringet, ... (report in french)

The bouysselet should soon allow the production of interesting whites in Fronton, my neighbours around Toulouse ... (the reds, very good and inexpensive, are worth discovering, with the interesting and quite unique négrette grape) ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 24th, 2020, 7:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bellet the Blue Sky
Replies: 9
Views: 721

Re: Bellet the Blue Sky

Découverte des vins de L’appellation Bellet Vendredi 04 octobre 2018 La dégustation, préparée par Eric Ambiaud, est commentée par Eric Ambiaud (présentation) et Gulnar Murat (vins dégustés le soir). Quelques commentaires de contexte : Toutes les bouteilles, stockées pendant une longue période dans ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 24th, 2020, 2:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Forgotten grape varieties : gamay de Bouze, ribeyrenc, persan, oeillades, gringet, ... (report in french)
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Forgotten grape varieties : gamay de Bouze, ribeyrenc, persan, oeillades, gringet, ... (report in french)

Dégustation originale : Les cépages modestes et oubliés de France Le vendredi 13 décembre 2019 La dégustation est proposée par Odile Debacker et Eric Ambiaud. Elle est commentée par Rémy Verdo, nouveau membre In Vino Veritas. Quelques commentaires de contexte : La parole est à Rémy Verdo : « J'étai...
by Laurent Gibet
January 21st, 2020, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 19
Views: 1332

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

Claus Jeppesen wrote:
January 21st, 2020, 10:30 am
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
sorry,

I actually meant Caroline Morey Chassagne Chaumées 2015 ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 20th, 2020, 2:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 19
Views: 1332

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

Claus,

I had an excellent Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Chaumées 2015 in june 2018 ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 15th, 2020, 3:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Bernard Boisson-Vadot Meursault Les Grands Charrons
Replies: 4
Views: 429

Re: 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 Laurent Gibet
January 15th, 2020, 2:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 19
Views: 1332

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

This wine is STUNNING! 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets Under DIAM30 (YES!). A wonderful vibrant complex nose of golden fruit, spice and minerals. The palate is stunning. Special balance. A "Zen Balance". Great fruit/acid balance with a rush of mineral on the finish. Long fin...
by Laurent Gibet
January 13th, 2020, 5:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

Vajra Barolo Coste di Rose 2015 : 16/20 Never tasted before this new cuvée. I expected a more sophisticated expression. Il Colle Rosso di Montalcino 2016 : 15,5/20 Some strange sweetness. I recently prefered the Brunello 2016 (16,5/20). Fernando Castilla Jerez Palo Cortado : 16,5/20 An interesting ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 10th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

Malaga Jorge Ordonez n°2 Victoria 2016 : 17/20 An excellent concentrated, sweet, muscat d’Alexandrie. Niepoort Moscatel Douro : 16,5/20 Apricot, marzipan, like in a white port. Madrid Maranones Pena Caballera 2011 : 16,5/20 Madrid Daniel Landi Cantos del Diablo 2011 : 17/20 I like this approach of ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 8th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 dinner (Petrus 95, d'Yquem 88, Trotanoy 99, Pontet-Canet 47, Gruaud-Larose 28, ...)
Replies: 6
Views: 717

Re: End 2019 dinner (Petrus 95, d'Yquem 88, Trotanoy 99, Pontet-Canet 47, Gruaud-Larose 28, ...)

Thank you for the notes! I have got to get more 1988 Yquem Google Translate rendered part of your Cahors note as: led by fairly authoritarian but classy tannin Which gave me an unexpected laugh [cheers.gif] The style of this very good domain, if you know it. The same description for an excellent st...
by Laurent Gibet
January 8th, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 dinner (Petrus 95, d'Yquem 88, Trotanoy 99, Pontet-Canet 47, Gruaud-Larose 28, ...)
Replies: 6
Views: 717

End 2019 dinner (Petrus 95, d'Yquem 88, Trotanoy 99, Pontet-Canet 47, Gruaud-Larose 28, ...)

Dîner, Dégustation de Gala Fin d’année 2019 Jeudi 19 décembre 2019 Les fidèles participants aux dégustations 2019 de milieu de semaine se sont réunis afin de marquer la fin de notre année de dégustation 2019. Compte-rendu par Laurent Gibet. Etaient présents : DS : Didier Sanchez - LG : Laurent Gibet...
by Laurent Gibet
January 7th, 2020, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1458

Re: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

My last tasting was the occasion to dive into the past … 8. Sauternes : château d’Yquem 1988 (december 2019) : DS18,5 - LG18 - MS18,5 - FM18,5 - AA18,5 - GM18 - NC18,5 - EA18 - EG18,5+ Complexité évoluée avec ces belles senteurs d’orangette, de noix de coco caramélisée, de citron vert, d’épices, de ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 7th, 2020, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Petrus 1995 (a better showing than in 2008)
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Petrus 1995 (a better showing than in 2008)

December 2019 : Pomerol : Petrus 1995 DS18 - LG18 - MS18 - FM18 - AA18 - GM18 - NC18 - EA18 - EG18 Profil bordelais : cassis, herbes aromatiques, camphre, graphite, boîte à cigares, … Truffe et cacao, en complément, pour peut-être orienter vers Pomerol. La classe s’exprime par une réelle singularité...
by Laurent Gibet
January 6th, 2020, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

This Jamet 2013 lacks flesh … Good however (15,5/16), maybe more a slender St-Joseph than a sensual Côte-Rôtie. I have a lot of this, bummer. And I really like the vintage overall. Do you see the possibility of improvement over time or is that there is no “there there”. I have not thought to touch ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 6th, 2020, 2:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

Clos des Papes red 2016 (18,5/20, hence future WOTY 2020) and Château de Beaucastel red 2016 (18/20) shined last saturday in an interesting grenache tasting (Châteauneuf vs Sierra de Gredos).
by Laurent Gibet
January 5th, 2020, 4:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

This Jamet 2013 lacks flesh … Good however (15,5/16), maybe more a slender St-Joseph than a sensual Côte-Rôtie. I have a lot of this, bummer. And I really like the vintage overall. Do you see the possibility of improvement over time or is that there is no “there there”. I have not thought to touch ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 3rd, 2020, 8:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

This Jamet 2013 lacks flesh …
Good however (15,5/16), maybe more a slender St-Joseph than a sensual Côte-Rôtie.
by Laurent Gibet
January 3rd, 2020, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

End 2019 - beginning 2020 : the best (and the rest)

18/20 Champagne Egly-Ouriet « V.P. » 80 mois sur Lattes, dégorgé en 2017, Extra Brut NM Sauternes : château d’Yquem 1988 Pomerol : Petrus 1995 Pomerol : château Trotanoy 1999 Trimbach Riesling Frédéric Emile 2007 17,5/20 : Côtes du Rhône : château de Fonsalette 2007 Champagne Diebolt-Vallois Brut B...
by Laurent Gibet
December 25th, 2019, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre 1982
Replies: 33
Views: 1206

Re: Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre 1982

See here for the 1996 and the extraordinary old vintages (1970, 1961, 1959, 1947, ...) :
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=25882&p=341541&hilit=aligre#p341541
by Laurent Gibet
December 19th, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges
Replies: 11
Views: 700

Re: TN: 2005 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges

PCLIN wrote:
December 19th, 2019, 7:48 am
Laurent Gibet wrote:
December 19th, 2019, 7:34 am

At the end of our visit, the NSG Les St-Georges 1958 turned out to be deliciously ready ...


So no hurry to consume the ‘93 LSG then.... [cheers.gif]
Gouges + 1993 … time is of course required ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 19th, 2019, 7:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges
Replies: 11
Views: 700

Re: TN: 2005 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges

Time needed when I tasted the NSG Clos des Porrets St-Georges 2005 at the domain in 2009.

At the end of our visit, the NSG Les St-Georges 1958 turned out to be deliciously ready ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 19th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks
Replies: 69
Views: 5660

Re: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks

By the cask, in 2009, very good satisfaction (and potential) too with : Gouges 2008 (NSG Les St-Georges) Louis-Michel Liger-Bélair 2008 (Echézeaux, La Romanée) Domaine de l'Arlot Romanée-St-Vivant 2008 About Rouget, by the cask : Domaine Emmanuel Rouget Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru « Les Beaumonts » 2008 V...
by Laurent Gibet
December 19th, 2019, 3:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks
Replies: 69
Views: 5660

Re: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks

We had a blind tasting yesterday : 12 premier cru red wines from 2008 . A couple of wines were ok but overall , this is not good , many poor bottles from expensive domaines . We voted for our top 3 ( 10 tasters ) and were pretty consistent : first place : Nuits St Georges les Cailles from Lucien Le...
by Laurent Gibet
December 18th, 2019, 4:57 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Lièvre à la Royale.
Replies: 13
Views: 862

Re: Lièvre à la Royale.

Foie gras, black truffles (Tuber Melanosporum) .. a must with also a Chave Cathelin 1991 ... [cheers.gif]
by Laurent Gibet
December 16th, 2019, 9:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: La Grand Rue mini-vertical
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Re: La Grand Rue mini-vertical

A wine I drink rarely (and rarely commented). I had an interesting La Grande Rue 2000 in 2007 : François Lamarche La Grande-Rue 2000 : 16,5/17 - 27/7/07 Classe aromatique et finesse de texture perturbées car le vin est malheureusement servi trop chaud. Notes florales, fumées, fruitées dans une gangu...
by Laurent Gibet
December 12th, 2019, 6:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 14809

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

WOTY (so far): Bubbles : NV Prevost Beguines - incredible nose, a real WTF moment for me that got me looking for more Pinot Meuniere White: 2015 PYCM Corton Charlemagne - BTG at L'Assiette Champenoise in Reims. Liquid purity. I don't see how chardonnay gets better in terms of raw material, only in ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 10th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile (France, Alsace)
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: TN: 2007 Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile (France, Alsace)

I have a couple 2010s. Great wine when I opened a bottle last year. How does the vintage in 2007 compare to 2010? My last FE verticale at the domain in november 2013 : Trimbach Riesling Frédéric Emile 2010 : LG18/20 Le grand millésime permet ici la production d’un vin cristallin. Parfums de lys, de...
by Laurent Gibet
December 5th, 2019, 11:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

So, I opened a 2001 and 2003 Rayas last night as part of my tasting group’s last monthly tasting of the year. They were opened about 5:30, decanted, and served blind about 6:30, a little earlier than I thought they would be poured. Initially, a little colder than I wanted and they hadn’t had enough...
by Laurent Gibet
December 5th, 2019, 5:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 24 various italian wines (and many "logic" disappointments)
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: 24 various italian wines (and many "logic" disappointments)

I recently liked :
Sagliette Barolo Brunate 2013 : 17/20
Il Colle Brunello di Montalcino 2013 : 16,5/20

This Dirupi Riserva 2012 was an interesting confirmation :
http://www.invinoveritastoulouse.fr/ind ... &Itemid=54
by Laurent Gibet
December 5th, 2019, 5:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 24 various italian wines (and many "logic" disappointments)
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: 24 various italian wines (and many "logic" disappointments)

Great notes, as always, Laurent, A pleasure to read, so succinct, yet incisive as well as distinctive, personal. Hard to do. Strange about the Barbi, but it seems true generally of Brunellos; when they are on, superb wines, but they often disappoint. Cheers! Josh Thank you. The selection was unfort...
by Laurent Gibet
December 5th, 2019, 3:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

So, I opened a 2001 and 2003 Rayas last night as part of my tasting group’s last monthly tasting of the year. They were opened about 5:30, decanted, and served blind about 6:30, a little earlier than I thought they would be poured. Initially, a little colder than I wanted and they hadn’t had enough...
by Laurent Gibet
December 5th, 2019, 3:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 24 various italian wines (and many "logic" disappointments)
Replies: 4
Views: 413

24 various italian wines (and many "logic" disappointments)

Grande balade viticole italienne Vendredi 22 novembre 2019 La dégustation, préparée par Attila Aranyos, est commentée par Laurent Gibet. Quelques commentaires de contexte : Notre 2ème rencontre sur ce thème en 2019 (la 1ère en mars 2019). Toutes les bouteilles, stockées pendant une longue période da...
by Laurent Gibet
December 4th, 2019, 8:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

Yesterday evening, another excellent evening : Foreau Brut Réserve 2007 : 16,5/20 Coche-Dury Meursault 2017 : 17/20 (wait, wait, wait) Valette Mâcon Chaintré 2012 : 16,5/20 Palette Château Simone blanc 2010 : 16,5/17 (thought Tondonia Reserva 2005) Savennières Coulée de Serrant 2005 : 17/20 Sagliett...
by Laurent Gibet
December 4th, 2019, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

Chris V. wrote:
December 2nd, 2019, 11:03 am
I tried some Duband wines for the first time earlier this year and really liked them. Good reminder to try to buy some when I can find them.
I had an excellent Duband Vosne-Romanée 2008 (17/2) last year.
And also an excellent Duband Echézeaux 2007 (17,5/20) in 2014.
by Laurent Gibet
December 4th, 2019, 5:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo Sediment
Replies: 113
Views: 5010

Re: Barolo Sediment

I recently was disappointed by some Barolos, showing curiuos signs of evolution at these ages (soy sauce). This is here for Bartolo Mascarello 2008 and 2004 : https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=159953&p=2711023&hilit=mascarello#p2711023 Note : wines in magnum and maybe a probl...
by Laurent Gibet
December 2nd, 2019, 10:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

And also : Champagne Beaumont des Crayères collection privée 1999 : 17,5/20 Willi Schaefer Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett 2015 : 17/20 Roussette de Savoie Dupasquier Marestel 2006 : 16,5/17 (an interesting wine, as always, evoking both chenin and pinot gris - a remarkable Q/P). Chinon Joguet...
by Laurent Gibet
December 2nd, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Kruger-Rumpf Im Pitterberg Riesling Kabinett (Germany, Nahe)
Replies: 7
Views: 582

Re: TN: 2017 Kruger-Rumpf Im Pitterberg Riesling Kabinett (Germany, Nahe)

I just tasted once this domain during the auctions in 2011 : Kruger-Rumpf Münsterer Pitterberg auslese GK 2010.

A great expression ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 2nd, 2019, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 14809

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Best wines: 1978 Musar Rouge...unbelievably youthful and clean (for Musar) 1983 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese 2011 Paolo Bea San Valentino 2004 Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco Secco Pagliaro 1995 Zilliken Saarburger Rausch Auslese 2010 François Chidaine Montlouis-sur-Loire L...
by Laurent Gibet
December 2nd, 2019, 3:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

Last Week-end : Agrapart Champagne Minéral BdN Extra Brut 2009 : 17/20 Expression encore un peu fermée, robuste, que j’imaginais en dominante de pinot noir (décidemment, deviner l’encépagement d’un champagne reste très aléatoire). Vouette et Sorbée Champagne Fidèle Brut Nature : 17/20 Structuré et t...
by Laurent Gibet
December 1st, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

Chuck Miller wrote:
December 1st, 2019, 11:49 am
Re: 2001 Rayas. I am opening my only bottle on Tuesday and will let you know. However, several recent CT TN’s mentioned tertiary, advanced characteristics.
Tell us ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 1st, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Re: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

Gerhard P. wrote:
December 1st, 2019, 11:45 am
Laurent Gibet wrote:
December 1st, 2019, 11:14 am
....

Some deep doubts about Rayas red 2001 (seventh encounter), not as shinny as usually (the wine seems older, with tertiary tastes and lacks energy).
Anyone had it recently ?
Must have been a bad bottle - no doubt, my last was even a bit young ...
That's what I thought ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 1st, 2019, 11:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)
Replies: 13
Views: 984

Recent tastings (Selosse, Duband, Rayas, ...)

Lovely wines : Champagne Selosse Initiale Champagne Agrapart Minéral 2009 Pomerol La Conseillante 1999 : a very good surprise for a classy, persistant expression. David Duband Echézeaux 2013 François Cotat Sancerre Culs de Beaujeu 2005 : still very young, with this specific aroma of elderberry. Inte...
by Laurent Gibet
November 25th, 2019, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?
Replies: 65
Views: 3327

Re: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
November 25th, 2019, 7:57 am
I have been eyeing a case of 05 Lenoir Les Roches Chinon. Yes I know, not Bordeaux but still...
I had this Lenoir red Chinon 2005 in march 2019. Very good but needs time. [cheers.gif]
by Laurent Gibet
November 25th, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?
Replies: 65
Views: 3327

Re: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?

I liked :
Carmes Haut-Brion 2005 (verticale at the domain - 17+/20 in jun 2015)
Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre 2005 : 17/20 in july 2017
Montrose 2005 (17/20 in 2014)

Some nice Sauternes 2005 too (including La Tour Blanche)
by Laurent Gibet
November 25th, 2019, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The second Viking dinner
Replies: 8
Views: 990

Re: TN: The second Viking dinner

Amazing, yes ... The Rousseau Chambertin 2010 waits in my cellar ... My last Roulot Perrières was 2016 at the domain in 2018 : a great expression ... (very expensive but still double the price for Coche-Dury Perrières 2016). Roulots taste really good upon release then something happens. Cochran Per...

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