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by Laurent Gibet
February 25th, 2021, 2:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A ridiculously long birthday tasting
Replies: 13
Views: 882

Re: TN: A ridiculously long birthday tasting

Bravo pour l'effort de rédaction … My last Lenkey (that was a Discovery … and a success) : Lenkey Uragya Tokaji Furmint 2011 : 17/20 - February 2021 638 bouteilles produites, 12° d’alcool. Un air de Riesling ou plutôt de Grüner Veltliner en raison de ces odeurs de camphre et de menthe. Agrumes et se...
by Laurent Gibet
February 25th, 2021, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

Maury sec La Sabina del Rey La Sabina 2019 : 15,5/16 – 25/2/2021 60% grenache noir, 30 syrah, 10% carignan. Petits rendement, vieilles vignes. Environ 10 euros caviste (très bon marché). 14,5°. Nez superbe très VDN, fruité, corsé, avec des senteurs incitantes d’olive, de cacao. Charnu, solaire, trè...
by Laurent Gibet
February 25th, 2021, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking
Replies: 46
Views: 1522

Re: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking

VdF Domaine de Cressance (Pont du Gard - Uzès) Myriades rouge 2019 : 15/20 - august 2020
80% cépage chenanson. 20% syrah. Fait très syrah, assez fluide mais agréable.

Le chenanson est un croisement de grenache noir et de jurançon noir (un autre cépage rare, que l'on trouve à Fronton, Cahors).
by Laurent Gibet
February 24th, 2021, 1:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking
Replies: 46
Views: 1522

Re: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking

Mencia, anyone? Hits that medium-bodied weeknight red wine craving. Endlessly pairable. Mencia can be excellent in Bierzo (Castilla Y Leon) and Ribeira Sacra (Galicia). Many possible expressions … more or less fresh, more or less complex. Bodegas Estefania, Dominio do Bibei Lacima, Descendientes de...
by Laurent Gibet
February 23rd, 2021, 10:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking
Replies: 46
Views: 1522

Re: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking

Idlewild just released their first ever Erbaluce. My best Erbaluce wines, at the domain in november 2015 : Barbaglia Colline Novaresi Lucino 2013 : 15,5/20 Cépage erbaluce. Matière déterminée, florale, citronnée. Très dynamique (avec ses 5g de sucre résiduel), un goût salin, du caractère. Barbaglia...
by Laurent Gibet
February 23rd, 2021, 9:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking
Replies: 46
Views: 1522

Re: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking

Vin de France (Gaillac - Sud-Ouest) Plageoles Mauzac noir 2019 : 14/20 – 23/2/2021
12°. Robe assez pâle. Matière fluide, acidulée et « verte », rappelant par ses goûts nets (mais simples) la groseille et le poivre (du cépage gaillacois Duras ?).

Very unusual ...
by Laurent Gibet
February 23rd, 2021, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking
Replies: 46
Views: 1522

Re: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking

LasseK wrote: February 23rd, 2021, 7:44 amSavagnin!
Savagnin often produces excellent wines in French Jura, Arbois and Côtes du Jura (sometimes combined with chardonnay).
Vin jaune and Château-Chalon can be tremendous !

Poulsard and Trousseau are worth tasting there (not only pinot noir).
by Laurent Gibet
February 23rd, 2021, 5:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking
Replies: 46
Views: 1522

Re: Uncommon wine varietals for everyday drinking

Mollard, persan, Ribeyrenc, Verdanel, Chatus, Genouillet, Terret, gringet, bouysselet, …

http://www.invinoveritastoulouse.fr/les ... de-france/
by Laurent Gibet
February 21st, 2021, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

P@u1_M3nk3s wrote: February 21st, 2021, 1:06 pm The 2000 Clos de Gamot was one of my favorites of 2020.
These Cahors age well …
http://www.invinoveritastoulouse.fr/201 ... -de-gamot/
by Laurent Gibet
February 21st, 2021, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

I have enjoyed this wine in several vintages. Frank, exotic and a bit unpolished but lots of character. Very well priced for a unique wine - around $10-$13US An interesting rusticity … The domain is my neighbour, in the city of Fronton( close to Toulouse). Have you tried "la vieille syrah de d...
by Laurent Gibet
February 21st, 2021, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

Fronton Le Roc Folle Noire d’Ambat 2019 : 15,5/20 – 3/2/2021 14°. Négrette. Typé, jacinthe, fruits noirs, réglisse, épices. Matière de beau volume (avec une discrète accroche terrienne/tannique), mûre mais sans lourdeur, expressive/gourmande, corsée, sauvage mais nette. Une réussite. Note : rare cé...
by Laurent Gibet
February 21st, 2021, 9:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

VdF Roussillon Col de la Done (Calce) Nouvelle Don(n)e (Wilfried Valat) Nouvelle Vague rouge 2019 : (14/20) – 21/2/2021 70 carignan, 15 grenache, 15 mourvèdre. Vin acidulé (griotte), avec probablement une recherche de sous-maturité, comme à une époque chez Gauby ou Pédréno (Roc d’Anglade). La matiè...
by Laurent Gibet
February 18th, 2021, 4:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Foreau Vouvray demi-sec 2011 : 16/20 Très vouvrillon avec des stigmates végétaux marqués (cosse de fève) pour représenter le millésime. Esprit demi-sec en effet, auquel je ne suis pas totalement sensible. François Cotat Sancerre Grande Côte cuvée spéciale 1997 : 16,5/20 Typé (sureau) mais difficile...
by Laurent Gibet
February 16th, 2021, 3:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)

Lenkey Uragya Tokaji Furmint 2011 : 17/20 638 bouteilles produites, 12° d’alcool. Un air de Riesling ou plutôt de Grüner Veltliner en raison de ces odeurs de camphre et de menthe. Agrumes et sensation saline/marine déstablisante pour le coup (pour proposer un Trebbiano de Valentini ou encoure un As...
by Laurent Gibet
February 16th, 2021, 1:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)

Vous buvez bien. Avez vous bu le FE Trimbach 2008? Mon favorit récemment. We are lucky enough to share our cellars :-) --> June 2018 at the domain : Riesling Frédéric Emile 2008 : 17/20 Citron (vert), pomme (verte) et cassis pour une matière électrisante, très élancée, caractérisée par une acidité ...
by Laurent Gibet
February 15th, 2021, 2:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)

Châteauneuf-du-Pape rouge Rayas 2006 : 18/20 Encore une fois, on se régale avec un grenache brillant, solaire, corsé et raffiné, moins concentré que le 2009 (plus proche du 2008). Xavier Liger-Bélair Richebourg 1996 : 16,5/17 Pinot viandé, épicé, assez svelte, porté par son acidité, conformément au...
by Laurent Gibet
February 15th, 2021, 3:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Recent great wines shared with friends (short report in french)

Selosse Champagne VO Extra Brut : 18/20 Chardonnay, dégorgé en 2008. Agréable évolution aromatique (agrumes). Bulle discrète, cohérence d’une trame incisive. Sauternes Doisy-Daëne 2001 : 17,5/20 Beau Sauternes à maturité, cohérent, marqué par des goûts de datte et de clou de girofle. Sauternes Clos...
by Laurent Gibet
February 10th, 2021, 1:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mature Frederic Emile
Replies: 7
Views: 767

Re: Mature Frederic Emile

I rarely drink "sweet" Trimbach wines.

I formerly found great :
Frédéric Emile VT 1990
Clos Ste-Hune VT 1989
by Laurent Gibet
February 8th, 2021, 2:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mature Frederic Emile
Replies: 7
Views: 767

Re: Mature Frederic Emile

June 2018 at the domain : Riesling Frédéric Emile 1990 : 18,5/19 Bouteille parfaite selon Pierre Trimbach. Nez d’une précision diabolique, complexe (bergamote, tilleul, coco, cassis, framboise). Matière au long cours, spectaculaire, très sapide, encore très jeune, avec une formidable énergie intern...
by Laurent Gibet
February 7th, 2021, 7:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Les Halos de Jupiter Châteauneuf-du-Pape Adrastee
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: TN: 2012 Les Halos de Jupiter Châteauneuf-du-Pape Adrastee

"Are you quite sure it wasn't user error?" - Phillippe Yes, this is a Philippe Cambie and Michel Gassier négoce wine. Bettane et Dessauve were pretty charmed by the 2012: 2012 signe une réussite majeure. Vins profonds, avec une parfaite définition du fruit et beaucoup de charme. It might ...
by Laurent Gibet
February 7th, 2021, 1:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Les Halos de Jupiter Châteauneuf-du-Pape Adrastee
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: TN: 2012 Les Halos de Jupiter Châteauneuf-du-Pape Adrastee

2012 Les Halos de Jupiter Châteauneuf-du-Pape Adrastee - France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (2/5/2021) First experience with this wine. It took a long time for the nose to show anything (too cold initially). It finally showed black fruits, guarrigue, star anise and hints of vanilla....
by Laurent Gibet
February 4th, 2021, 2:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Quinta do Côtto Vinha do Dote (Baixo Corgo, Douro, Portugal)
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: TN: 2016 Quinta do Côtto Vinha do Dote (Baixo Corgo, Douro, Portugal)

I visited Alves de Sousa in 2008 … Great Port wines, specially … Quinta da Gaivosa Tawny 20 ans : 18,5/20 Remarquable caractère, pour une production ranciotée (confiture de fruits rouges et noirs, marmelade d’orange, cacao, épices, fruits secs, Jabugo, camphre, Havane, …), millimétrée, qui joue dans...
by Laurent Gibet
February 3rd, 2021, 9:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

Fronton Le Roc Folle Noire d’Ambat 2019 : 15,5/20 – 3/2/2021 14°. Négrette. Typé, jacinthe, fruits noirs, réglisse, épices. Matière de beau volume (avec une discrète accroche terrienne/tannique), mûre mais sans lourdeur, expressive/gourmande, corsée, sauvage mais nette. Une réussite. Note : rare cé...
by Laurent Gibet
February 3rd, 2021, 1:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you buy 2015 Rousseau Chambertin?
Replies: 137
Views: 7212

Re: Would you buy 2015 Rousseau Chambertin?

Lucky you!!! Clos St-Jacques 2018 at the domain (via a good/sharing friend) : 250 euros (I paid 90 euros for the 2007). Maybe with VAT, but that still seems high. Is the CSJ priced higher than CdlR at the cellar door? Last 2018 prices, take away ... for some rich happy few : Clos de Bèze 432€ (same...
by Laurent Gibet
February 2nd, 2021, 3:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you buy 2015 Rousseau Chambertin?
Replies: 137
Views: 7212

Re: Would you buy 2015 Rousseau Chambertin?

Friends, Each year I have a small allocation of CHAMBERIN, CLOS de BEZE, CLOS ST JACQUES, RUCHOTTES, CLOS de LA ROCCHE and CAZETIERS at the domaine itself. I have beeen a client there since 1991 and haven't missed one single year. Wouldn't want to miss it and prices CHEZ ROUSSEAU are far more reaso...
by Laurent Gibet
February 1st, 2021, 2:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Follin-Arbelet Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Les Vercots
Replies: 6
Views: 310

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Follin-Arbelet Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Les Vercots

Brady Daniels wrote: January 31st, 2021, 11:17 pm Nice note Matt. Welcome to the board.

I really like Follin-Arbelet, and also that they are a relative bargain.

I’m not surprised anymore by 2011’s showing advanced for their age. Many of them seem to be.
Did someone try the Romanée-St-Vivant 2011 ?
by Laurent Gibet
January 31st, 2021, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: "Modest" (everyday) wines

Côtes Catalanes Danjou-Banessy La Truffière 2018 : 16/20 – 31/1/2021 12,5° d’alcool. Non filtré, non collé, non levuré, non acidifié, non chaptalisé. Grenache, carignan et mourvèdre en vendange entière. Style du domaine, sans trop d’extraction et avec un équilibre sur la fraîcheur. Jolis arômes fru...
by Laurent Gibet
January 30th, 2021, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Modest" (everyday) wines
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

"Modest" (everyday) wines

This funest curfew (before a new lockdown ?) however allows some discoveries at home … U Stiliccionu Antica sciaccarello 2017 : 15,5/20 – 29/1/2021 Vin corse. Robe claire. Confituré, fraise, herbes du maquis, épices … connoté. Beau caractère, élégance. Somewhat tastes like grenache. St-Pourçain Les ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 25th, 2021, 9:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Would love to hear more about the Rayas and Allemand. The Allemand I've also had a bad experience with - ordered at a restaurant, first bottle had out of control VA, second still had some but more manageable Rayas great as it can be … pure, elegant … I love it. Not as intense as the huge 2009 and 2...
by Laurent Gibet
January 25th, 2021, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Francis Boulard et fille Champagne BdB VV extra brut 2015 : 16+/20 Still very young, should improve with years. Zind-Humbrecht Rangen de Thann Gewurztraminer 2007 : 17/20 Lychee and rose as expect, exuberant. Highly opulent (16,5°). Liban Château Musar rouge 2010 : 16,5/17 Difficult to guess (blind...
by Laurent Gibet
January 24th, 2021, 6:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Thanks for these, helpful and interesting as always. I had an '05 Clape Cornas recently that was also quite good and surprisingly approachable. Very nice to hear about the '08 Rayas, as well. My only one and I am intending to drink it on my birthday later this year. Thanks … Rayas is a pure wonder ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 24th, 2021, 1:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Sauternes Haut-Bergeron 2001 : 18,5/20 A great Sauternes, pure, long, that will age longly. Powerful, stale through (at least) three days. Boisson-Vadot Meursault Chevalières 2007 : 17+/20 Dense, highly closed/mute despite 13 years. Boxler riesling Sommerberg Dudenstein 2010 : 17/20 Very mute too. ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 22nd, 2021, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A memorable gathering
Replies: 17
Views: 2087

Re: TN: A memorable gathering

The Wooki now officially joined AFWE, no more SQN king. What about the Leroy Chambertin ???? I dissuaded RJ from opening by mentioning the current auction price, i.e. more than the 90 La Tache. I perfectly understand, Kevin … :-) I loved La Tâche 1990 in the cellar, kindly offered by Bernard Noblet...
by Laurent Gibet
January 22nd, 2021, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Rayas rouge 2008 : 18,5/20 ... Domaine Thierry Allemand, ' Chaillots' , Cornas 2005 : 16,5/20 Would love to hear more about the Rayas and Allemand. The Allemand I've also had a bad experience with - ordered at a restaurant, first bottle had out of control VA, second still had some but more manageab...
by Laurent Gibet
January 22nd, 2021, 9:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The seduction and disappointment in German Spätburgunders
Replies: 31
Views: 2044

Re: TN: The seduction and disappointment in German Spätburgunders

Otto, Thank you for this very well-written survey and helpful commentary. I purchased a single bottle of 2011 Markus Molitor Trarbacher Schlossberg PN trocken ** four years ago and haven't decided yet when I might want to open it. It's a pretty strapping wine at 14.5% per the label. I think I will ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 22nd, 2021, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

Re: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Discovery, for a very good rip wine :
Nicolas Badel St-Joseph 2018 : 16/20 – 22/1/2021
Gourmand, très mûr. Gelée de cassis, poivré, velouté. On peut se croire plus au Sud (Costières de Nîmes, Terrasses du Larzac).
by Laurent Gibet
January 22nd, 2021, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A memorable gathering
Replies: 17
Views: 2087

Re: TN: A memorable gathering

k s h i n wrote: January 18th, 2021, 1:47 pm
Kelly Walker wrote: January 18th, 2021, 8:08 am Awesome my friend! RJ is as generous as anyone I have ever met. Was the Wooki there? I am told my buddy Ken (you met him at my birthday party) was in contact with you.
The Wooki now officially joined AFWE, no more SQN king.
What about the Leroy Chambertin ????
by Laurent Gibet
January 13th, 2021, 3:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

End 2020 - Beginning 2021 interesting wines (and also a few relative disappointments)

Arbois Authentique Jérôme Arnoux 2016 : 17/20 Discovery. Savagnin non ouillé, very pure/long. Champagne JM Sélèque Solessense rosé : 17,5/20 Discovery. Quite cheap and should age well . Châteauneuf-du-Pape New Castle Poivre d’âne 2016 : 16,5/20 Discovery. Thought it could be Mas St-Louis. Domaine Im...
by Laurent Gibet
January 10th, 2021, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Château de Beaucastel Côtes du Rhône Coudoulet de Beaucastel
Replies: 15
Views: 1166

Re: TN: 2016 Château de Beaucastel Côtes du Rhône Coudoulet de Beaucastel

Robert.A.Jr. wrote: January 10th, 2021, 9:14 am Yup, and this year was gorgeous for Beaucastel.
Beaucastel 2016 is great (18/20) ...
by Laurent Gibet
January 8th, 2021, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 PYCM St. Aubin en Remilly.
Replies: 14
Views: 1169

Re: TN: 2010 PYCM St. Aubin en Remilly.

I love the PYCM en Remilly. But the 2010 vintage as a whole for white burgs is not in my wheelhouse. I find them too rich and round. Definitly not the case for the great, vital Meursault Coche-Dury 2010 I had for Christmas, Kelly … (better than the rich 2009) Try Ramonet's 2009 CM Vergers The Coche...
by Laurent Gibet
January 7th, 2021, 11:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 PYCM St. Aubin en Remilly.
Replies: 14
Views: 1169

Re: TN: 2010 PYCM St. Aubin en Remilly.

Kelly Walker wrote: January 7th, 2021, 6:29 am I love the PYCM en Remilly. But the 2010 vintage as a whole for white burgs is not in my wheelhouse. I find them too rich and round.
Definitly not the case for the great, vital Meursault Coche-Dury 2010 I had for Christmas, Kelly … (better than the rich 2009)
by Laurent Gibet
January 7th, 2021, 5:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 PYCM St. Aubin en Remilly.
Replies: 14
Views: 1169

Re: TN: 2010 PYCM St. Aubin en Remilly.

after the Ancegnieres thread, I wanted a bottle. Couldn’t find one older than 2014 and that one is tight. So I popped this one. It’s way softer than expected, almost round in the mouth. Balanced and gentle, all well-integrated. Fruit is restrained. It’s a nice wine but doesn’t move my world. We wil...
by Laurent Gibet
December 20th, 2020, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Domaine de l'Ecu tasting, part II
Replies: 11
Views: 760

Re: TN: Domaine de l'Ecu tasting, part II

I had a 2002 Orthogneiss a couple of months ago and it was quite good. I like l’Ecu and am surprised it gets no accolades. Maybe they need to move over to Louis Dresner to become the latest cult Muscadet... Completely agree - along with the best of Chéreau-Carré, and Pépière Granit and Clos de Brio...
by Laurent Gibet
December 17th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Domaine de l'Ecu tasting, part II
Replies: 11
Views: 760

Re: TN: Domaine de l'Ecu tasting, part II

This is continuation on the first Domaine de l'Ecu tasting we had; that tasting had the entry-level Muscadet wines along with most of the wines from the Les Temps des Copains range, i.e. wines made by Fred Niger of Domaine de l'Ecu from purchased fruit. In that tasting we came to the conclusion tha...
by Laurent Gibet
December 12th, 2020, 11:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Is Bordeaux 2000 still going strong?
Replies: 96
Views: 5235

Re: TN: Is Bordeaux 2000 still going strong?

Anyone commented LLC and BAMA 2000 ? :-)
by Laurent Gibet
December 12th, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50 wines from Corsica (in french)
Replies: 1
Views: 640

Re: 50 wines from Corsica (in french)

Cantina di Torra Patrimonio 2019 (Nicolas Mariotti Bindi) : 15,5/20 – 12/12/2020 12,2° d’alcool. Fruits rouges en avant (cerise, fraise), légère animalité de caractère. Expression sanguine complétée d’herbes maquisardes (cela se dit ?), de fleurs, d’épices subtiles. Infime perlant. Corsée, libre et...
by Laurent Gibet
December 11th, 2020, 2:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1952 Mario Minuto Barbaresco
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: TN: 1952 Mario Minuto Barbaresco

I had an excellent Barbaresco Minuto 1967 a few years ago ...
by Laurent Gibet
December 10th, 2020, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Is Bordeaux 2000 still going strong?
Replies: 96
Views: 5235

Re: TN: Is Bordeaux 2000 still going strong?

Jürgen Steinke wrote: December 10th, 2020, 3:43 am Many tasters complained about green notes in 2000 PLL when it was young.
What does PLL mean ?
by Laurent Gibet
December 9th, 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Is Bordeaux 2000 still going strong?
Replies: 96
Views: 5235

Re: TN: Is Bordeaux 2000 still going strong?

Very interestng panel and report. I'm still waiting for my 2000, specially Palmer, Pontet-Canet, Lafite and Margaux. Friends opened a remarkable Beauséjour-Bécot 2000 in july 2019 (18/20). In 2018, I enjoyed : Lynch-Bages 2000 (17/20+) Pavie-Macquin 2000 (17,5/20) Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre (tasted tw...
by Laurent Gibet
December 7th, 2020, 7:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Jean-François Ganevat Côtes du Jura Cuvée Oregane
Replies: 4
Views: 532

Re: TN: 2014 Jean-François Ganevat Côtes du Jura Cuvée Oregane

First encounter yesterday with this blend ( avey good wine) ... Côtes du Jura Ganevat Orégane 2016 : 16/20 – 6/12/2020 Assemblage savagnin, chardonnay (melon à queue rouge). Matière ample, sapide, incisive, nette (non collée, non filtré, sans ajout de soufre) et persistante sur le citron vert, le ge...

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