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#1 Post by Laurent Gibet » March 11th, 2019, 9:13 am

3 classic wines from nebbiolo :
Barolo Massolino Parussi 2011 : 18/20
Barolo Burlotto Acclivi 2013 : 18/20
Barolo Rinaldi Tre Tine 2011 : 18/20

2 great cabernet-franc, with the producer, in his cellar :
Bourgueil Lamé Delisle Boucard 1959 : 18,5/20
Bourgueil Lamé Delisle Boucard 1947 : 17,5/20

5 spanish andalousian gems :
Jerez (Xeres) : Amontillado VORS Tradicion « 30 anos » : 18/20
Jerez (Xeres) : Palo Cortado VORS Lustau : 18,5/20
Jerez (Xeres) : Oloroso VORS Tradicion « 30 anos » : 18/20
Jerez (Xeres) : VORS Equipo Navazos « La Bota de Pedro Ximenez Bota 76 » : 18/20
Montilla Morilles : PX Hors d’Age Toro Albala « Don PX Convento Seleccion 1929 » : 18,5/20

A great idiosyncratic botrytis :
Sauternes Rousset-Peyraguey Sélection 2007 (vin de voile) : 18/20
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#2 Post by Mike Grammer » March 11th, 2019, 12:14 pm

and people accuse *me* of starting WOTY threads too early! [grin.gif]

I think the clubhouse leaders so far are 2004 Dagueneau Pur Sang and 1981 Chateau Montelena Montelena Estate Cab. Add in a 2016 Pichon-Comtesse and a 2007 Chateau Climens, but those may get pushed out of the WOTY list before the end of the year.
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#3 Post by J.Vizuete » March 11th, 2019, 4:57 pm

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1. 1986 La Mission Haut Brion
2. 2016 Bosquet des Papes - chante les merle VV
3. 2011 Carter O.G.
4. 2015 K Vintners Beautiful
5. 2002 Suduiraut
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#4 Post by Martin Petersen » March 11th, 2019, 5:33 pm

Montervertine Pergole Torte Riserva 1990 - mindblowing
La Mission Haut-Brion 1989 - not a perfect bottle but still close to mindblowing
Krug 1990 - extremely good bottle of this, so fresh

Best young wine - Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2016 - wow

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#5 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » March 11th, 2019, 5:54 pm

08 Lambrays
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#6 Post by e chin » March 11th, 2019, 6:09 pm

04 JL Chave
Krug Cuvee 166 - and I'm not a bubbles guy
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#7 Post by AndyK » March 11th, 2019, 6:14 pm

Top 5 so far:
1. 2009 Dauvissat Les Clos
2. 1998 Jamet
3. 2008 Hirtzberger Riesling Singerriedel
4. 1986 Margaux
5. 2010 Jamet
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#8 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » March 11th, 2019, 6:19 pm

1996 Verset Cornas
2006 Gonon Vieille Vignes
2008 Roulot Mei Chavaux

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#9 Post by Tom Reddick » March 11th, 2019, 8:44 pm

Three real standouts so far this year,

2016 Meo-Camuzet Echezeaux
2004 Krug Clos du Mesnil
2017 Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling 'Rotlay'
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#10 Post by Warren Taranow » March 11th, 2019, 8:51 pm

1/2 bottle MV Krug Grand Cuvee 1998 base.
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#11 Post by Laurent Gibet » March 16th, 2019, 10:16 am

Yesteray :

18/20 - St-Emilion Figeac 1998 : a great wine, smoky like a Pessac, starting its life.

18,5/20 - Bertani Amarone della Valopolicella 2009 : Pure, deep, a great Amarone (I remember the magnificent 1962)

18/20 - Jumilla Casa Castillo Pie Franco 2016 : a great monastrell, shisty, precise, fresh, thin, very long
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#12 Post by William Kelley » March 16th, 2019, 10:49 am

Strong start so far...
1919 Clos des Lambrays
2000 Allemand Sans Soufre
1961 René Morey Meursault Perrieres
1955 Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre
1955 Chanson Vosne Suchots
1992, 2002 and 2008 Raveneau Clos
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#13 Post by Howard Cooper » March 16th, 2019, 3:27 pm

For me,

2003 Truchot Clos de la Roche
2003 Truchot Charmes Chambertin
2003 Truchot GC Combottes
1996 Taittinger Comte de Champagne
2008 Ramonet CM Ruchottes
1978 La Mission Haut Brion
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#14 Post by Laurent Gibet » March 17th, 2019, 2:26 am

William Kelley wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Strong start so far...
1919 Clos des Lambrays
2000 Allemand Sans Soufre
1961 René Morey Meursault Perrieres
1955 Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre
1955 Chanson Vosne Suchots
1992, 2002 and 2008 Raveneau Clos
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Wow ... How was the 1919 ? (you noticed that i very recently tasted an amazing Bourgueil 1911, stored at the domain)
Btw, I had an interesting BAMA 1955 in a verticale, in 2013

16. Margaux : Château Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre Grand Cru Exceptionnel 1955 (report by Pierre Citerne)
DS17 - PC17 - PR16,5 - LG16,5 - MS(14,5) - MF16 - FM16. Note moyenne : 16,2
Grande finesse aromatique, sur un fond plus végétal, tapis de feuilles mortes, prenantes notes de bois précieux, de cuirs, de truffe... Matière dominée par la vivacité, vivante, distinguée, au grain tannique marqué mais fin, au fruit plus resserré que court, même si la finale marque une certaine amertume.
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#15 Post by Philip G » March 17th, 2019, 6:18 am

So far:
2013 Shafer Relentless
2014 B Cellars Beckstoffer GIII
2014 Duckhorn Merlot Three Palms Vineyard
2013 Turley Zinfandel Dogtown Vineyard

The Relentless stood out from the the other three, tie for second between the GIII and Three Palms.

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#16 Post by Vikrant Rachakonda » March 17th, 2019, 6:45 am

2001 Gruaud Larose
1989 Corison Cabernet Sauvignon

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#17 Post by Elliot Steele » March 17th, 2019, 7:06 am

Admittedly, I've been drinking quite well since the beginning of the year but these are definitely the standouts so far in the order they were drank:

1995 Krug from mag
2008 Comte Liger Belair Vosne Romanee
1993 Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny
2007 Vatan Sancerre Clos la Néore
1960 Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon Classic Claret
2003 and 2008 PYCM Meursault Genevrieres
1996 Vilmart Coeur de Cuvee
1996 Anne Gros Richebourg
1995 Bartolo Mascarello Monprivato
1983 Dom P3 from mag (Bubbles of the year so far and top 3 all time)
1945 Clos Vougeot from an unknown producer
1959 Leoville Las Cases (Red of the year so far)
1990 Marcoux V.V.
1995 Clape Cornas
2007 and 2013 Dauvissat La Forest
1955 Nervi Gattinara
2004 Recaredo Turo d'En Mota
1995 Dagueneau Pur Sang (White of the year by a country mile and easily in my top 3 all time)
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#18 Post by J a y H a c k » March 17th, 2019, 7:07 am

I have been dilatory in writing tasting notes this year, so I'm sure I've forgotten a few, but since what I normally drink clearly falls outside the scope of the sweet spot of most of the rest of you. I feel compelled to make an effort at a list.

2009 Rivers-Marie Panek
2018 Bevan Cellars Sauvignon Blanc
2013 Sine Qua Non (Female)
2010 Saxum Paderewski
2004 Valdicava Madonna Riserva
2005 Soldera Pegasos
A couple of sherries at Pings with Jay Miller but I can't find the list.
1999 Meo-Camuzet NSG 1er Aux Boudots (Hey, great wine can be made everywhere, even in Burgundy). [cheers.gif]
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#19 Post by Mark Golodetz » March 17th, 2019, 7:13 am

1980 Sorrel le Meal
1975 L’Evangile
1983 Chave Hermitage
2006 g max
1978 Mount Eden
1953 Domaine de Chevalier
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#20 Post by William Kelley » March 17th, 2019, 7:20 am

Laurent Gibet wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 2:26 am
William Kelley wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Strong start so far...
1919 Clos des Lambrays
2000 Allemand Sans Soufre
1961 René Morey Meursault Perrieres
1955 Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre
1955 Chanson Vosne Suchots
1992, 2002 and 2008 Raveneau Clos
2017 Keller G-Max and Pettenthal auction GG
Wow ... How was the 1919 ? (you noticed that i very recently tasted an amazing Bourgueil 1911, stored at the domain)
Btw, I had an interesting BAMA 1955 in a verticale, in 2013

16. Margaux : Château Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre Grand Cru Exceptionnel 1955 (report by Pierre Citerne)
DS17 - PC17 - PR16,5 - LG16,5 - MS(14,5) - MF16 - FM16. Note moyenne : 16,2
Grande finesse aromatique, sur un fond plus végétal, tapis de feuilles mortes, prenantes notes de bois précieux, de cuirs, de truffe... Matière dominée par la vivacité, vivante, distinguée, au grain tannique marqué mais fin, au fruit plus resserré que court, même si la finale marque une certaine amertume.
The 1919 is one of the best old Clos des Lambrays vintages I have tasted. It is not as ethereal or elegant as the 1923, rather it's in the style of the 37 or 47 - broad, powerful and multidimensional, with incredible depth and dimension. Still full of life at age 100. I adore those unreconstructed red Burgundies.

I think my '55 BAMA was showing better than yours, with more fruit on the nose and palate and more integrated tannins. It is the only time I have tasted it, but I can't believe it gets much better than the bottle we had. It wasn't far from the level of the '55 Mouton, and certainly better than every bottle of the '55 Margaux I've drunk.

I am envious of your old Borgeuil experience. I can imagine that those could be thrilling.
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#21 Post by Yao C » March 17th, 2019, 9:02 am

For me 1999 Maurice Ecard Narbantons, with strong competition from 2002 Pierre Peters Chetillons and 1990 Verset
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The 1919 is one of the best old Clos des Lambrays vintages I have tasted. It is not as ethereal or elegant as the 1923, rather it's in the style of the 37 or 47 - broad, powerful and multidimensional, with incredible depth and dimension. Still full of life at age 100. I adore those unreconstructed red Burgundies.
Ah yes, depth in every dimension. I clearly need to up the dimension count in the wines I’ve been drinking. Why yesterday I was in the store and they were only selling 3 dimensional wines
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#22 Post by Jayson Cohen » March 17th, 2019, 9:12 am

Elliot Steele wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 7:06 am
1995 Dagueneau Pur Sang (White of the year by a country mile and easily in my top 3 all time)
This was my epiphany wine in November 1997. When I tried to find it, the 1996 had already been released, and I couldn’t source it. (No wine-searcher and few wine-store sites back then!)

I would bring a very very nice bottle to dinner if you want to open one in NYC. 😀

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#23 Post by Jayson Cohen » March 17th, 2019, 10:13 am

These are mostly due to the generosity of others, some of them WBers, and Rieslingfeier although there’s nothing old yet. I could probably do a Riesling only Top Ten just because of all the different style differences (and because 2005 Muller Scharzhofberger Auslese and 2017 Keller Pettenthal GG (Auction) didn’t quite make my list):

1990 Latour
2001 E. Rouget Vosne-Romanee Les Beaumonts
1990 Foreau Moelleux Reserve
1989 Huet Le Mont Moelleux 1er Trie
2017 Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusburg Kabinett Alte Reben (AP 8) and Spatlese (AP 14)
2013 Hirtzberger Singerriedel Smaragd
2017 Selbach-Oster Rotlay (Auslese)
2010 Keller Abts Erde
NV (2012) Benoit Lahaye Violaine

DOTY: 2013 Olivier Horiot Rosé de Riceys “En Valingrains”

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#24 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » March 17th, 2019, 10:21 am

Ultramarine 2014 BdN
2008 Dom
2008 Lambrays

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#25 Post by Elliot Steele » March 17th, 2019, 10:24 am

Jayson Cohen wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 9:12 am
Elliot Steele wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 7:06 am
1995 Dagueneau Pur Sang (White of the year by a country mile and easily in my top 3 all time)
This was my epiphany wine in November 1997. When I tried to find it, the 1996 had already been released, and I couldn’t source it. (No wine-searcher and few wine-store sites back then!)

I would bring a very very nice bottle to dinner if you want to open one in NYC. 😀
Ha yeah I could see how this was an epiphany wine although I'm sure it is unrecognizable now as it has really evolved. Blind, I would never even venture to guess suav blanc. This was intensely aromatic and mouth-coating with acacia honey, faintly-grassy white florals, spicy ginger, pineapple gummy bears, crisp golden apples, cloves and a solid mineral backbone with this lightening strike of acid that comes out of nowhere. It was palate staining and yet so light on its feet it was if it wasn't even there but kept washing back over the palate in layers on the finish. It was undoubtedly tantalizing. Unfortunately I have none to share with you as this was shared with me by a very generous friend.
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#26 Post by John Glas » March 19th, 2019, 7:32 pm

2014 Jamsheed Syrah Harem Series La Syrah - Australia, Victoria, Port Phillip, Yarra Valley (3/15/2019)
Day 1: Good acidity and vibrant flavors. Rustic with raspberries, floral, underbrush and spice. Nice balanced effort and no off elements to this wine. Medium plus finish. 91 points
Day 2: Again good acidity. Rustic wine featuring floral, raspberries, boysenberries, underbrush, twigs and spice. Medium plus finish and rock solid again. 91 points
Day 3: Wow getting some Northern Rhone funk, spice, underbrush, raspberries and minerals. Medium plus finish and picks up some white pepper. Good acidity. Did this sky rocket up the point scale. 93 to 95.
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#27 Post by Laurent Gibet » March 25th, 2019, 10:32 am

Burlotto Barolo Monvigliero 2012 : 18,5/20
Another great nebbiolo produced by Fabio Alessandria.

Drunk in the Serria de Gredos vineyard (Maranones) :
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rayas red 2006 : 18,5/19

Drunk at the domain :
Sierra de Gredos Comando-G Las Umbrias 2018 : 18/20
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#28 Post by PCLIN » March 25th, 2019, 11:06 am

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Yesteray :

18/20 - St-Emilion Figeac 1998 : a great wine, smoky like a Pessac, starting its life.
Love that wine.
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#29 Post by PCLIN » March 25th, 2019, 11:07 am

‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie opened over the weekend, doubt there are better wines in Northern Rhône for that vintage.
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#30 Post by RyanC » March 25th, 2019, 11:13 am

1995 Dom P2 over the weekend was *outstanding* and probably the best wine I've had in 2019.

Other contenders:
2013 Alzinger Riesling Steinertal
2002 Bruno Clair Gevrey 1er 'Cazetiers'
1986 Rausan-Segla
2015 Henri Germain Meursault 1er 'Charmes'
2011 Liger-Belair Vosne 1er 'Chaumees'
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#31 Post by Jayson Cohen » March 25th, 2019, 2:50 pm

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‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie opened over the weekend, doubt there are better wines in Northern Rhône for that vintage.
Have had it many times. Better to my taste are at least: Chave; Verset; Allemand Reynards; Clape. (Including all but Verset side by side with the Jamet.)

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#32 Post by Greg K » March 25th, 2019, 3:57 pm

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‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie opened over the weekend, doubt there are better wines in Northern Rhône for that vintage.
Have had it many times. Better to my taste are at least: Chave; Verset; Allemand Reynards; Clape. (Including all but Verset side by side with the Jamet.)
I have had it 3 times in the last 12 months and I just don’t get the hype. It’s a nice wine, but I keep expecting to be blown away and end up being underwhelmed each time.
I think Jamet is just one of those producers I don’t “get”.
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#33 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » March 25th, 2019, 5:47 pm

I have had two excellent bottles of the 1998 Jamet over the last 2 years. Was a hit.

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#34 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » March 25th, 2019, 6:21 pm

I've had some lovely Jamet too, of late. Chave is probably my favorite N Rhone, though.

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#35 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » March 25th, 2019, 6:22 pm

2015 Clos de la Marechale is up there on my list, along with some of the others. Also that 62 H. Debost Hermitage we had is up there as well.

Seems like those 375s of 62 Cote Rotie and Hermitage would be right in Alfert's sweet spot. Apparently there's a ton of 64 there as well in both 375 and 750.

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#36 Post by Stephen Williams » March 25th, 2019, 6:52 pm

2010 Montrachet Domaine Petitjean. Painfully young but brilliant potential. Awesome but nigh on impossible to find.

1976 Jurancon Clos Joliette. A magical vintage from this almost mythical domaine. One of the World’s great sweet wines.

1990 Clos St Denis VV Ponsot. Still on the young side but remarkable complexity and balance. Outshone LT ‘90.

I hope to add some 1959s to the list over the next few weeks due to a friend’s impending 60th Birthday celebrations.....
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#37 Post by Jeff Linenger » March 25th, 2019, 7:25 pm

1991 Penfolds Grange - full of life, no bricking, full of fruit, the nose went on forever. This could have gone another 15 years easily.

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#38 Post by Laurent Gibet » March 26th, 2019, 12:05 am

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2010 Montrachet Domaine Petitjean. Painfully young but brilliant potential. Awesome but nigh on impossible to find.

1976 Jurancon Clos Joliette. A magical vintage from this almost mythical domaine. One of the World’s great sweet wines.

1990 Clos St Denis VV Ponsot. Still on the young side but remarkable complexity and balance. Outshone LT ‘90.

I hope to add some 1959s to the list over the next few weeks due to a friend’s impending 60th Birthday celebrations.....
Joliette is a myth, with extraordinary dry, semi-sweet and sweet wines (acidity, mango, truffle ... and such a persistance).
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#39 Post by Stephen Williams » March 26th, 2019, 12:44 pm

Laurent Gibet wrote:
March 26th, 2019, 12:05 am
Stephen Williams wrote:
March 25th, 2019, 6:52 pm
2010 Montrachet Domaine Petitjean. Painfully young but brilliant potential. Awesome but nigh on impossible to find.

1976 Jurancon Clos Joliette. A magical vintage from this almost mythical domaine. One of the World’s great sweet wines.

1990 Clos St Denis VV Ponsot. Still on the young side but remarkable complexity and balance. Outshone LT ‘90.

I hope to add some 1959s to the list over the next few weeks due to a friend’s impending 60th Birthday celebrations.....
Joliette is a myth, with extraordinary dry, semi-sweet and sweet wines (acidity, mango, truffle ... and such a persistance).
http://www.invinoveritastoulouse.fr/ind ... e-jurancon
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#40 Post by Laurent Gibet » April 3rd, 2019, 12:23 am

Two new stars in Spain :
Ribera del Duero Dominio del Aguila Canta la Perdiz 2015 (tempranillo) : 18/20
Jumilla Casa Castillo Pie Franco 2016 (monastrell) : 18/20
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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#41 Post by PCLIN » April 3rd, 2019, 12:39 am

‘62 Latour - tasted more like a wine from 80s than 60s, vibrant and good balance, will last for years. Some of these old Bordeaux seem ageless, almost indestructible.
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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#42 Post by Eric Egan » April 3rd, 2019, 3:32 am

Chateau Belgrave 1945 from half bottle(!) (vts fill). It was overwhelming.
Larios Benefique Malaga 1866 Solera (from what I understand it was only topped up twice).
Oh, and a Palmer 1970 from Magnum (in fill)!
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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#43 Post by Laurent Gibet » April 6th, 2019, 2:47 am

Yesterday, in a memorable verticale 2013/204 :
Bartolo Mascarello Barolo 2011 : 18,5/20
The very beauty of the best traditional Barolos ...
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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#44 Post by Laurent Gibet » April 12th, 2019, 3:58 pm

Minervois Clos Centeilles Capitelle de Centeilles 1997 : 18/20 - 12 april 2019
A great pure cinsault, complex, thin, very long ...
Languedoc at its best ...
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#45 Post by D.Callahan » April 12th, 2019, 8:07 pm

So far this year:

2005 Kistler Chardonnay Hyde Vineyard
2007 Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard
2009 Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red
2010 Blankiet Estate Proprietary Red Wine Paradise Hills Vineyard
2013 Saxum Broken Stones
2009 Blankiet Estate Rive Droite
2012 Aubert Chardonnay Eastside Vineyard
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#46 Post by NED VALOIS » April 12th, 2019, 9:03 pm

2016 SQN Syrah Ratsel
2000 La Mission
2010 Casa Nova di Neri Tenuta Nuova
1986 Ch Margaux
1953 Romanee St Vincent Grivelet
2001 Gaja, Costa Russi
1996 Montrose
2012 Kapcsandy Roberta's Reserve

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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#47 Post by YLee » April 13th, 2019, 5:27 am

1990 DRC La Tache
-¥ 0 ñ 9

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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#48 Post by Jayson Cohen » April 13th, 2019, 8:08 am

Laurent Gibet wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 3:58 pm
Minervois Clos Centeilles Capitelle de Centeilles 1997 : 18/20 - 12 april 2019
A great pure cinsault, complex, thin, very long ...
Languedoc at its best ...
In the US this vigneron is not widely known and pricing is very fair for the high quality.

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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#49 Post by Laurent Gibet » April 13th, 2019, 1:49 pm

Jayson Cohen wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 8:08 am
Laurent Gibet wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 3:58 pm
Minervois Clos Centeilles Capitelle de Centeilles 1997 : 18/20 - 12 april 2019
A great pure cinsault, complex, thin, very long ...
Languedoc at its best ...
In the US this vigneron is not widely known and pricing is very fair for the high quality.
Thank you, Jason

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Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

#50 Post by Laurent Gibet » April 13th, 2019, 1:51 pm

YLee wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 5:27 am
1990 DRC La Tache
I was lucky enough to taste this great wine at the domain a few years ago. It followed a splendid La Tâche 1999.
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