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by Laurent Gibet
March 31st, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 21 Madeira wines (in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Re: 21 Madeira wines (in french)

I don't think I've ever even seen a red Madeira. Has anyone tried the recent Broadbent single cask selections (about 20-yr old wines)? Had one recently and, although good, not quite $90 good. Complements by Cécile Debroas Castaigns : Cépages Beaucoup d’hybrides sont plantés (car résistants aux mala...
by Laurent Gibet
March 31st, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 21 Madeira wines (in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Re: 21 Madeira wines (in french)

I don't think I've ever even seen a red Madeira. Has anyone tried the recent Broadbent single cask selections (about 20-yr old wines)? Had one recently and, although good, not quite $90 good. The correct name of the wine is : Vin rouge : DOP Madeirense - Ilha « Ilha da Madeira » 2017 (100% Tinta Ne...
by Laurent Gibet
March 31st, 2020, 1:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 21 Madeira wines (in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 132

21 Madeira wines (in french)

Les Madères Vendredi 24 janvier 2020 La dégustation est proposée et commentée par Attila Aranyos. Quelques commentaires de contexte : Toutes les bouteilles, stockées pendant une longue période dans des conditions optimales, ont été placées dans une cave de service, à température adaptée, verticaleme...
by Laurent Gibet
March 27th, 2020, 4:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2003 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: TN: 2003 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Kevin, I generally don't appreciate oaked nebbiolo (Sandrone, Voerzio, Prunotto, Aldo Conterno, ...). Oak can sometimes soften the tannins ... But, like for grenache, it mainly corrupts the typicity. In 2001, I had a Contino-Fantino Sori Ginestra 1996, however able to accept oak (that was also the c...
by Laurent Gibet
March 23rd, 2020, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: missing the notes
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: TN: missing the notes

Been awhile, so here goes: Alfredo Maestro, Castilla y Leon, 'Lovamor', 2016 Albillo. Color a medium gold with nutskin brown. Lemon oil and tangerine skin on the nose, while the mouth gives quince and citrus oil. Only slightly oxidized, with a green note. Not as concentrated or full as the 2011, bu...
by Laurent Gibet
March 20th, 2020, 2:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1976 Antonio Vallana e Figlio Boca (Italy, Piedmont, Northern Piedmont, Boca)
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: TN: 1976 Antonio Vallana e Figlio Boca (Italy, Piedmont, Northern Piedmont, Boca)

Kevin

Haut-Piémont offers really many very good and less expensive (compared to Barolo) wines ... (the last one for me was an excellent La Prevostura Lessona 2011).

I reported here : viewtopic.php?f=1&t=75836&p=1030133&hil ... t#p1030133
by Laurent Gibet
March 18th, 2020, 10:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Philip Togni vertical with new notes
Replies: 33
Views: 1348

Re: Philip Togni vertical with new notes

I has an excellent impression with Philip Togni 1994 in a great Cali tasting (Mondavi, Phelps, Shafer, Opus One, Dominus, ...)

That was twenty years ago ... and i'd like to taste it today.
by Laurent Gibet
March 16th, 2020, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner

Mainly the extended family of Bertrand sold to Moray Tawse, not him. But now Bertrand has some of the Bourgogne, Cherbaudes and all of the En Palluds back - though mainly still doesn't own them - selling grapes to Marchand-Tawse. The vines were worked biodynamically by Domaine Tawse between 2012 an...
by Laurent Gibet
March 16th, 2020, 5:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner

As i wrote above, the Maume Mazis-Chambertin 2009 was really stunning … exceptional … Bertrand Maume then sold to Pascal Marchand … Mainly the extended family of Bertrand sold to Moray Tawse, not him. But now Bertrand has some of the Bourgogne, Cherbaudes and all of the En Palluds back - though mai...
by Laurent Gibet
March 16th, 2020, 3:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner

As i wrote above, the Maume Mazis-Chambertin 2009 was really stunning … exceptional …

Bertrand Maume then sold to Pascal Marchand …
by Laurent Gibet
March 11th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)
Replies: 14
Views: 543

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Barbaresco, '86 Bertani Valpolicel

I tasted this Valentini Trebbiano 2007 during Vinexpo 2013. It turned out to be a great (terrific) wine, probably the best white italian I have ever tasted.

Btw, the Bruno Giacosa Barolo Le Rocche del Falletto 2007 was great too.
by Laurent Gibet
March 8th, 2020, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Recent great wines

Domaine Maume Mazis-Chambertin 2009 : 18,5/20 A great elegant pinot noir. Domaine Roulot Meursault Charmes 2005 : 18/20 Great chardonnay, dense, pure, élegant, very long. Visit at Foreau : Without surprise, great sweet chenin (2018, 2009, 1990). Foreau Vouvray moelleux Réserve 1990 : 19/20 I really...
by Laurent Gibet
March 8th, 2020, 3:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner

I don't exactly know the link but I had a great Maume Mazis-Chambertin 2009 (18,5/20) yesterday (restaurant La Promenade, Le petit Pressigny)
by Laurent Gibet
March 4th, 2020, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Recent great wines

Terroir al Limit Priorat Pedra de Guix 2017 : 17,5/20 Great style, produced with grenache, maccabeu and Pedro Ximenez. Dominio del Aguila Ribera del Duero Reserva 2016 : 16,5/17 As expected, a very elegant style. Priorat Clos Trekan 2017 : 16/20 A micro cru (600 bottles), a discovery. 15° alcohol b...
by Laurent Gibet
March 3rd, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Recent great wines

2013 red Burgundy tasting : Clos St-Jacques Rousseau 2013 : 17/20 Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru Domaine Bart 2013 : 18/20 Chambertin Clos de Bèze Grand Cru Domaine Bart 2013 : 17,5/20 (a very good surprise with these two Bart wines, close to Rousseau style) Clos Rougeard les Poyeux Saumur-Champigny 2007 : ...
by Laurent Gibet
February 25th, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1116

Re: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020

Kevin,

What do you mean by Coche-Dury Domaine et Sélection ?
by Laurent Gibet
February 25th, 2020, 10:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anything good from '81?
Replies: 54
Views: 1797

Re: Anything good from '81?

Madeira Barbeito Verdelho Frasqueira 1981 … a great fortified wine …

Top of the top :
Clos Ste-Hune 1981
Krug Collection magnum 1981
(drunk at Veyrat's)
by Laurent Gibet
February 19th, 2020, 5:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1979 Ch. Figeac - a wine from another era
Replies: 46
Views: 2089

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

Last year, I had a great Figeac 1998 (35% CS, 35% CF, 30% merlot) : 95/100 (logically ripe, elegantly balanced, excellent showing - as Kevin could say) I had a great vertical in december 2009 : http://www.invinoveritastoulouse.fr/index.php/degustations-thematiques/verticales-domaine/591-20091204-ver...
by Laurent Gibet
February 17th, 2020, 2:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

THE Grange des Pères 1992, as expensive as a Coche-Dury Corton-Charlemagne ... Typically I am good with teh current market but I didn't know that. I recently drank three and no more. [soap.gif] Sharing with good friends... Priceless! [cheers.gif] It seems that your bottle aged perefectly well ... 1...
by Laurent Gibet
February 16th, 2020, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

Second Night - Strip steak I brought a 13lb pack of Costco USDA prime strip. Perhaps due to having three well done burnt pieces, we devoured all 13lbs. 1992 Domaine de la Grange des Pères Vin de Pays de l'Hérault - France, Languedoc Roussillon, Languedoc, Vin de Pays de l'Hérault (2/15/2020) Perfec...
by Laurent Gibet
February 16th, 2020, 5:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pignan 1998 : a great wine !
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Re: Pignan 1998 : a great wine !

The wines of this great black truffle dinner : 18,5/19 : Champagne Selosse Initial 18/20 : Champagne Bollinger Grande Année 1997 Dancer Meursault Perrières 2008 Dauvissat Chablis Les Clos 2005 Pignan 1998 (bien meilleur que Rayas 1998) Burlotto Barolo Monvigliero 2008 (très reconnaissable) Bairrada ...
by Laurent Gibet
February 15th, 2020, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

Grange des Pères ... which vintage ? tell us ... I should soon try the 2013 (some disappointment, recently, with the 2010). last week glories : Selosse Initial Bollinger GA 1997 Dancer Meursault Perrières 2008 Dauvissat Chablis Les Clos 2005 Pignan 1998 Burlotto Barolo Monvigliero 2008 Bairrada Poco...
by Laurent Gibet
February 14th, 2020, 6:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pignan 1998 : a great wine !
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Pignan 1998 : a great wine !

Yesterday evening, a great dinner (Selosse Initial, Dancer Meursault Perrières 2008, Dauvissat Chablis Les Clos 2005, …). Pignan 1998 (18/20), never tasted before I think, was really beautiful and certainly much better then the relatively disappointing Rayas 1998. Interesting comparison with a great...
by Laurent Gibet
February 14th, 2020, 5:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Four old Italians, including two Quintarelli
Replies: 2
Views: 494

Re: TN: Four old Italians, including two Quintarelli

I had an excellent Quintarelli Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2009 (17,5/20) last evening : concentrated, balanced, pure and long ...
by Laurent Gibet
February 7th, 2020, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012

Other interesting wines in the same evening : Boca : Le Piane 2007 : 17/20 Langhe : Giuseppe Rinaldi 2011 : 17/20 Etna Rosso : Tenuta Delle Terre Nere « Feudo Di Mezzo – Il Quadro Delle Rose » 2016 : 17,5/20 Barbaresco : Manuel Marinacci 2013 : 16,5/20 Barabaresco : Roccalini « R » 2014 : 16/20 Barb...
by Laurent Gibet
February 7th, 2020, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012

We actuallay had the Barbaresco Riserva 2012 (nebbiolo).
My rating : 18,5/20 (hence, 96/100).
by Laurent Gibet
February 7th, 2020, 5:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012

Thank you …

The domain only describes this cuvée : Barbaresco Quindicianni ???
by Laurent Gibet
February 7th, 2020, 2:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Barbaresco cascina Barrichi Riserva 2012

A great surprise yesterday with a great Barbaresco Cascina Baricchi « Riserva » 2012.

Rarely commented ?!
by Laurent Gibet
January 29th, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 20
Views: 743

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 29th, 2020, 6:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Domaine de Chevalier vertical with Olivier Bernard
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: TN: Domaine de Chevalier vertical with Olivier Bernard

My last encounter, in december 2019 : Pessac-Léognan : Domaine de Chevalier rouge 2008 : 16,5/20 (hence, 91/100, very good wine) Senteurs véritablement tripières (rognon, foie de veau) accompagnant du cassis, de la réglisse, du poivre. Grosse sève encore lactée, en attente, et on a pu un moment imag...
by Laurent Gibet
January 27th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Madeira
Replies: 20
Views: 743

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: 20
Views: 743

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: 20
Views: 743

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: 20
Views: 743

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: 20
Views: 743

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 Frasqueira" 1994 : 17,5/20 Pereira D'Oliveiras "Sercial Frasqueira" 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: 215

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: 763

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: 215

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: 20
Views: 1626

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: 20
Views: 1626

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: 457

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: 20
Views: 1626

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: 1231

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: 1231

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: 839

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: 839

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: 1503

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: 246

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: 1231

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: 1231

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).

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