16.000 tasting notes

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

2015 Bordeaux, Saint-Estèphe



2015 Château Le Boscq
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, minerals nose, almost salty. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, ripe, elegant, bit short. 86-88

2015 Château Calon Ségur
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, floral, detailed, nuanced, red and darker fruits, layered. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark and red berries, very elegant, lovely balance, long. 94-96

2015 Le Marquis de Calon Ségur
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, minerals and red fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, lively, elegant. 89-91

2015 Château Capbern
Ruby. Scented, red berries and violets nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Clauzet
Ruby. Spices, dark fruits, some minerals, light violets note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Cos d'Estournel
Ruby. Scented, blueberries, blackberries and cassis, fruit driven nose, touch of minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, fairly nuanced, elegant structure and expression, long. 13,4% alcohol in Cos this year. 93-95

2015 Pagodes de Cos
Ruby. Scented, dark berries, some spices, touch of chocolate, fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long. 90-92

2015 Cos d'Estournel blanc
Pale lemon yellow. Light apples, peach and gooseberries nose, some grapefruits and minerals. Fresh acidity, fruity, minerals, some lemons and grapefruits, peach note, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Cos Labory
Ruby. Scented, dark berries, spices, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, lively, fresh, red and darker fruits, long. One of the best Cos Labory’s I’ve tasted. 92-94

2015 Château Domeyne
Ruby. Red berries, floral, lighter nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner and thin. 83-85

2015 Château Haut-Marbuzet
Ruby. Red berries, wood and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, lacks some body, bit lean. 86-88

2015 Château Lafon-Rochet
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, blueberries and cherries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, firmer but not quite as structured as some vintages, more precise, less rustic in a way, bright red fruity finish, long. Great effort from Lafon-Rochet. 91-93

2015 Château Lilian Ladouys
Ruby. Scented, red berries, fresh, lean nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity if leaner. 85-87

2015 Château Meyney
Ruby. Red berries, cassis, some floral notes, violets nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, red fruits, elegant and lively, long. 90-92

2015 Château Montrose
Ruby. Spices, dark fruits, floral, red berries, floral, detailed, maybe not the most intense Montrose but a lovely nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, rounded texture, juicy, lively, smooth and precise, long. 13,4% alcohol this year. Montrose has been ecological for a few years already and starts trials on biodynamics now in 2016. 94-96

2015 La Dame de Montrose
Ruby. Scented, red berries, floral, lovely nose, cassis. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, elegant, juicy if somewhat leaner, long finish. 89-91

2015 Château Ormes de Pez
Ruby. Scented, red berries and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh and elegant, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Petit Bocq
Ruby. Scented, red berries, fresh nose. Touch of minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, somewhat structured. 86-88

2015 Château de Pez
Ruby. Wood, spices, dark fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries and spices. More up front wood notes than usual so may not be the best sample of this. 87-89

2015 Château Phélan-Ségur
Ruby. Red and darker fruits nose, some spices and floral notes, fruit driven. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, red berries, elegant, long finish. 91-93

2015 Château Ségur de Cabanac
Ruby. Red berries, some spices, fresh and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, leaner, elegant, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Sérilhan
Ruby. Spices, wood, peppery, dark. Fruits and coffee nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, ripe, fruity, spices, vanilla, smoky finish. Bit much of everything. 86-88

2015 Château Tour de Pez
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, floral notes, raw. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, leaner palate, fresh. 86-88

2015 Château Tour de Termes
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, light floral notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, dark berries, spices, long finish, lovely balance. 89-91

2015 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, spices, blackberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, structured, ripe, textured, long. 89-91

Sunday, 1 May 2016

2015 Bordeaux, Sauternes and their dry counterparts.



2015 Château d’Arche
Pale golden. Apricots, pineapples, fruity with a cinnamon note. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, fresh, detailed, nuanced and long. 91-93

2015 Château Bastor-Lamontagne
Pale golden. Fruity, apricots, citrus and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, elegant and lively, long. 89-91

2015 Château Broustet
Pale golden. Apricots, fruity, rounded, lemon peel nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, sweet but not complex. 85-87

2015 Château Cantegril
Pale golden. Apples, fruity, pineapples, tighter nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, playful, passion fruit touch, pears, touch of raisins, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Coutet
Pale golden. Apricots, pineapples, vanilla, light spicy touch nose, touch of lemons peel. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, rounded, lively, elegant, smooth, long. 94-96

2015 Château Doisy Daëne
Pale lemon yellow. Apricots, pineapples, minerals, vanilla, detailed and precise nose, fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, intense, precise and detailed, nuanced, lovely balance, long. 94-96

2015 Doisy Daëne Sec
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity, grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, grapefruits, ripe, elegant, fresh, lovely balance. 89-91

2015 Château Doisy Védrines
Pale golden. Rich, fruity, pineapples, vanilla and peach nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, ripe, fruity, rounded, fairly intense for Védrines, long. 90-92

2015 Château de Fargues
Golden. Rich, intense, fruity, vanilla, pineapples, apricots, layered and deep. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, intense, playful, bright, intense, long. Superb. Pure. 95-97

2015 Château Filhot
Golden. Apples, peach, pears and apricots nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, sugary, sweet, has freshness but lacks complexity. 88-90

2015 Château Guiraud
Towards golden. Pineapples, apricots, fruity, detailed, elegant nose, pure and bright. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, rounded, lively, intense, playful, bright notes, long.
94-96

2015 G de Guiraud
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, light bitter note, good length. Can you imagine, 20-25% of the production of this one ends up in Norway! 87-89

2015 Château Haut-Bergeron
Pale golden. Apples, peach, floral, some tropical notes nose. Vanilla. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant. 86-88

2015 Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Pale golden. Apricots, pears, peach, pineapples nose. Fruity, ripe,r ich, intense, fruity, little bit short next to the others. 90-92

2015 Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey
Golden. Apples, pineapples, citrus, minerals, vanilla and apricots nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, intense, detailed, layered, long. 94-96

2015 Château Lamothe Despujols
Pale golden. Citrus, orange peel and lemons nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, leaner, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Lamothe Guignard
Pale golden. Pineapples, fruity, peach and apricots, leaner nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, ripe, pineapples and peach, long. 90-92

2015 Château Liot
Pale golden. Fruity, ripe, apricots nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, easy. 84-86

2015 Clos des Lunes Sauternes
Pale golden. Apricots, pineapples, vanilla, floral and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, elegant, creamy. Located between Yquem and Guiraud. 90-92

2015 Clos des Lunes Lune d’Or
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, fresh, fruity and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, elegant and playful, creamy, long. 91-93

2015 Clos des Lunes Lune d’Argent
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, grapefruits, flint, smoky nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, elegant, good length. 88-90

2015 Clos des Lunes Lune Blanche
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, grapefruits, minerals, some vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, lively, good length. 86-88

2015 Château de Malle
Pale golden. Pineapples, apricots, peach and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, ripe, rich, intense, lovely balance, long. Best Malle I've tasted I think. 91-93

2015 Château de Myrat
Pale golden. Apricots, pineapples, fruity nose, some vanilla, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, apples, lemons, some vanilla and spices, cinnamon, rich and detailed but not full bodied, lovely balance, long. Probably the best Myrat in decades. 92-94

2015 Château Nairac
Pale golden. Apples, minerals, botrytis, pineapples, fresh and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant, fresh, leaner but lovely balance, refined. 93-95

2015 Château Raymond Lafon
Golden. Apricots, fruity, rounded, peach, vanilla, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, pineapples and peach, fruity, ripe and rich, yet subdued, long finish. 93-95

2015 Château Rabaud Promis
Pale golden. Apricots, fruity and fresh nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, lively, elegant, smooth, lemon zest note, long. 89-91

2015 Château de Rayne Vigneau
Lemon yellow. Fruity, ripe, intense, apricots and pineapples, fresh. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, elegant, smooth texture, long. 91-93

2015 Château Rieussec
Pale golden. Apricots, ripe, rich, intense and detailed nose, pineapples. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, creamy and nuanced, long. 94-96

2015 Château Romer
Pale golden. Apricots, leaner nose, vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, leaner, fresh, lemony, candied lemons finish. Good length. 89-91

2015 Château Romer du Hayot
Pale golden. Apricots, apples, peach nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, lively, detailed, elegant, best Romer du Hayot I’ve tasted I think, long. 90-92

2015 Château Sigalas-Rabaud
Pale golden. Fruity, pineapples, pears, peach and apricots, light cinnamon note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, elegant, nuanced, playful, somewhat leaner, long. 92-94

2015 Château Suau
Pale golden. Apples, pineapples, peach and apricots nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant and playful, long. 90-92

2015 Château Suduiraut
Pale golden. Pineapples, apricots, peach and some spices nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fruity, rounded, ripe, concentrated, pure and precise, long. 95-97

2015 Castelneau de Suduiraut
Pale golden. Fruity, apricots, rounded nose, light spicy note. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant, smooth. 89-91

2015 Lion de Suduiraut
Pale golden. Peach, apricots and light vanilla note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant, fresh. 86-88

2015 S de Suduiraut
Watery lemon yellow. Some apples, peach, light minerals note, more white fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant, light minerals and peach. 87-89

2015 Château La Tour Blanche
Golden. Apricots, ripe, rich, intense nose, pineapples and vanilla. Fresh acidity, rich, intense, almost chewy with concentration, dense, intense and long. Beautiful balance. 95-97

2015 Château d'Yquem
Golden. Apricots, pineapples, touch of spices and vanilla, rich and intense nose, detailed and nuanced, complex. Fresh acidity, fruity, bright, intense, delicate and nuanced, ripe pineapples, pure, long and intense, concentrated, long. 96-98

Saturday, 30 April 2016

2015 Bordeaux Saint-Emilion



Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

2015 Château Angelus
Ruby. Dark fruits, minerals, blueberries and blackberries, quite intense nose, layered, ripe. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense and fruity, detailed, nuanced, long. 94-96

2015 Le Carillon d'Angelus
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, rich and intense nose, some floral notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, dark and red berries, long. 89-91

2015 Château Ausone
Ruby. Dark berries, red fruits, minerals, delicate yet quite full and intense, mint and chocolate touch, slight floral element. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, dark berries before structure sets in, some minerals, nuanced, detailed, playful yet rounded, properly long finish. 96-98

2015 Chapelle d'Ausone
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, nuanced, some vanilla and spices, touch of coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fresh, ripe, intense, detailed, layered, minerals, red and darker fuits, long. 92-94

2015 Château Beau Séjour Bécot
Ruby. Fruity, ripe, rich, intense nose, dark berries, some alcohol, layers of dark fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich and fruity, intense. 93-95

2015 Château Bélair-Monange
Ruby. Minerals, dark fruits, ripe blue- and blackberries, some spices, nuanced, layered nose, touch floral, exotic notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, dark berries, spices, nuanced, layered and long. Lovely freshness. 95-97

2015 Château Canon
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich, intense, layered and nuanced nose, floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, fruity, dark berries, spices, nuanced, long. Minerals finish. 95-97

2015 Croix Canon
Ruby. Dark berries, some spices, ripe, rich and intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries and spices. 89-91

2015 Château Canon La Gaffeliére
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla, blueberries and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, elegant, red and darker fruits, long. One of the most elegant vintages I’ve tried from here. 93-95

2015 Château Cheval Blanc
Ruby. Dark fruits, some red berries, spices, floral, fruity, scented, red berries, lovely nose, light exotic notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed, nuanced. Leaner, fruit and texture, elegant, a somewhat leaner and a touch more vibrant Cheval Blanc, long. 95-97

2015 Clos Fourtet
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, minerals, blueberries and blackberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, quite refreshing, long. One of the best Clos Fourtet’s made. 94-96

2015 Château Figeac
29M 28CF 43CS Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, fruity, blackberries, tight, scented, nuanced, floral notes behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity,d ark berries, spices, detailed, juicy, nuanced, minerals, long, almost delicate yet intense, long. Lots of finesse. 94-96

2015 Petit- Figeac
32 M 20 CF 48 CS Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, fresh, floral, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, delicate, elegant, long. 89-91

2015 Château La Gaffelière
Ruby. Dark fruits, some alcohol high notes, ripe, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, raspberries, blueberries, spices, elegant fruit and texture, some freshness towards the finish, long. 92-94

2015 Château Larcis Ducasse
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe berries, jammy, rich, intense, some minerals beneath. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red and darker berries, fruity, sweet, somewhat jammy. 90-92

2015 La Mondotte
Ruby. Dark berries, fruity, ripe, rich, blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, bit of jammy notes but freshness to back it up. Long. 92-94

2015 Château Pavie
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, rich and intense, blackberries, blueberries, floral notes, thyme and lavender. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, fruity, juicy, ripe, dense and intense, long finish. 94-96

2015 Aromes de Pavie
Ruby. Dark fruits, blackberries, some spices, scented, slightly exotic note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rounded, fruity, dark berries, some bitterness in the finish. 89-91

2015 Esprit de Pavie
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices and vanilla nose. Light nettles note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Pavie Macquin
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, intense, rich nose, spices and coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich. Juicy and intense, long. 92-94

2015 Château Troplong Mondot
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, rich, intense, coffee and chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, structured, almost massive, concentrated but with liveliness to back it up. Long. 94-96

2015 Château Valandraud
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich, intense nose. Blackberries, tobacco, minerals, floral notes far back, anise and chocolate. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, dark berries, some spices, juicy yet structured, long. 94-96

2015 Virginie de Valandraud
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, intense nose, ripe, coffee and blackberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, spices, long. 90-92

2015 3 de Valandraud
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, intense, rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, dark berries, juicy. 87-89

2015 Blanc de Valandraud
Pale lemon yellow. Some peach, pears and grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, rounded, smooth texture, fairly fresh, long. 89-91




Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

2015 Château Balestard La Tonelle
Ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, mint and marzipan nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, jammy, somewhat cooked feel to it. 89-91

2015 Château Bellevue
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, coffee, blackberries, spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, dark berries and spices, quite intense. 89-91

2015 Château Bellefont-Belcier
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, mint, touch of minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, fruity, dark berries, spices, long. 90-92

2015 Château Berliquet
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich, intense, ajjmy dark fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, sweet, fruity, dark berries and spices. For those who like this style. 91-93

2015 Château Cadet-Bon
Deep ruby. Dark berries, some raspberries, fruity, quite intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, quite elegant, long. 90-92

2015 Château Cap de Mourlin
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, somewhat jammy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, sweet and jammy. 90-92

2015 Château Chauvin
Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, floral notes, red berries, bright nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark and red berries, spices, long. 89-91

2015 Château La Clotte
Ruby. Scented, red berries, some spices, delicate, floral and detailed nose, anise and minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, raspberries, spices, detailed, red berries, refreshing, long. 92-94

2015 Château La Commanderie
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries and spices, good length. 89-91

2015 Château Corbin
Deep ruby. Spices, dark fruits, plums and blueberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, long. 91-93

2015 Château La Couspaude
Ruby. Dark berries, plums, blueberries, floral and intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, rich and intense, long. 91-93

2015 Château Dassault
Ruby. Dark berries, ripe, intense, red berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries and red fruits, vanilla, elegant. The freshest Dassault in years. 92-94

2015 Château La Dominique
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, jammy, ripe, rich and intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, red berries and spices, long. 91-93

2015 Château Destieux
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, ripe and rich nose, coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, rich, intense, sweet and some alcohol, good length. 89-91

2015 Château La Dominique
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, ripe, if not that intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, spices, long. 89-91

2015 Château Faugeres
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich, intense, chocolate and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries, rich and intense, fruity. 90-92

2015 Château de Ferrand
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, intense and rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, fruity, woody, spicy, long. Bit warm. 88-92

2015 Château Fleur Cardinale
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, intense, minerals and violets nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, dark berries and spices, long. 91-93

2015 Château Fleur Morange
Deepish ruby. Dark berries, some minerals, iron, vanilla, spices, blueberries, layered nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, fruity, spices, juicy, dark berries, long. 93-95

2015 Château Fleur Morange Mathilde
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, blueberries, some minerals and vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, juicy, dark berries and spices, anise, long. 92-94

2015 Château Fombrauge
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, minerals, fresh, fruity, detailed, spicy finish. 88-90

2015 Château Fombrauge blanc (Bordeaux)
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, some lemons, vanilla notes nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, rounded, apples, lemons, plaster, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Fonplégade
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla, blackberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bit hollow, herbal, leaner, structured. 85-87

2015 Château Fonroque
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, minerals, mint, touch floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, fruity, spices, bit woody finish. 87-89

2015 Château Franc Mayne
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich and intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, spices, red berries, dark fruits, coffee, long. 89-91

2015 Château Grand Corbin
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, fairly rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, fruity, rounded, good length. 89-91

2015 Château Grand Corbin Despagne
Deep ruby. Spices, wood and dark berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy but somewhat bitter and woody finish, dry. 87-89

2015 Château Grand Mayne
Ruby. Rich, intense, dark berries, spices and coffee nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, rounded, sweet, ripe and rich. 90-92

2015 Château Guadet
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, red berries and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Haut-Sarpe
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, chocolate. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, woody finish. 87-91

2015 Clos des Jacobins
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, rich and intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long finish. Minerals. 91-93

2015 Couvent des Jacobins
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, ripe, blueberries and raspberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, dark berries, spices, long. 91-93

2015 Château Jean-Fauré
Ruby. Spices, dark fruits, coffee, somewhat jammy nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, massive, extracted and vulgar. Very woody. 83-85

2015 Château Larmande
Ruby. Rich, fruity, dark berries nose, some vanilla, spices, bit jammy. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, creamy, lively, rich and intense, juicy, rounded, long. 90-92

2015 Château Laroze
Deepish ruby. Dark berries, some spices, herbal note and lightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, some spices, bit bitter and woody finish. 88-90

2015 Clos de la Madelaine
Deep ruby. Ripe, rich, fruity and jammy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, dark berries, spices, woody finish. 87-89

2015 Château La Marzelle
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, spices but also floral notes and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, red fruits, minerals, long. 90-92

2015 Château Monbousquet
Ruby. Spices, dark fruits, ripe, coffee and dark chocolate. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, vanilla, woody, dry finish. 89-91

2015 Angelique de Monbosquet
Ruby. Dark fruits, some coffee nose. Blackberries and vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bitter notes, wood and toast, dark chocolate. 88-90

2015 Château Monbousquet
Ruby. Spices, dark fruits, ripe, coffee and dark chocolate. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, vanilla, woody, dry finish. 89-91

2015 Clos de l’Oratoire
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, juicy and elegant, long. 90-92

2015 Château Pavie Decesse
Ruby. Ripe, rich nose, chocolate and coffee, dark fruits nose. Fruity, dark berries, rich, intense and ripe, coffee, fairly fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ling. 91-93

2015 Château Peby Faugeres
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, rich and intense nose. Vanilla and mint. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, intense, juicy, verging on jammy. 90-92

2015 Château de Pressac
Deep ruby. Minerals, almost smoky nose, dark fruits, mint. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, spices, detailed, lovely balance, long. The best Pressac in decades. 90-92

2015 Château Le Prieuré
Ruby. Dark fruits nose. Minerals and floral notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, juicy, vanilla finish and red berries. 87-89

2015 Château Ripeau
Ruby. Dark fruits, juicy nose, some nettles and vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, woody palate, leaner and dry. 85-87

2015 Clos Saint-Martin
Ruby. Red berries, fruity, dark berries, spices nose, minerals. Fresh acidity,r ipe tannins, fruity, dark berries and spices, vanilla, bit woody finish. 89-91

2015 Château Sansonnet
Deepish ruby. Spices, dark fruits, blackberries, minerals, woody nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, dark berries, some spices, red berries, long. 89-91

2015 Château La Serre
Ruby. Dark fruits, red berries, some blueberries nose. Floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, fresh and lively, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Soutard
Deep ruby. Rich, intense, juicy, dark berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, spices, some figs, long. Seems to be some overripe grapes in here. 90-92

2015 Château La Tour Figeac
Ruby. Fruity, floral, dark berries, some spices, quite intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long. 90-92

2015 Château Villemaurine
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, spices, rich and intense nose. Some alcohol. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red and darker berries, some minerals, coffee finish, long. 91-93

2015 Château Yon-Figeac
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, scented, floral, minerals nose, detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, juicy, fresh and elegant. 89-91

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru/ Saint-Emilion

2015 Château Adagusta
Ruby. Woody, spices, dark fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe, fruity, dark berries, good length. 87-89

2015 Clos des Baies
Made from 0,5ha. Dark fruits, red berries, blueberries, scented, some spices, touch of chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, spices, detailed, raspberries, long. 91-93

2015 Château Barrail Saint Andre
Ruby. Herbs, dark berries, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, but also herbal and almost vegetal. 85-87

2015 Château Bellevue Mondotte
Deep ruby. Coffee, blackberries, spices, rich, intense and massive nose. Jammy. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, ripe, dense. Chewy. 92-94

2015 Château Bernateau
Dark. Fruits, coffee, rich and jammy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rounded, leaner, fruity. 85-87

2015 Château Boutisse
Ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, spices, ripe nose, touch of minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, structured, bit woody finish. 86-89

2015 Château Brun
Ruby. Dark fruits, blueberries, scented, ripe nose if red fruity notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, red fruity, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Carteau Côtes Daugay
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich, jammy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, coffee, dark fruits, some red berries, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Croix Cardinale
Deep ruby. Coffee, spices, dark fruits, some floral notes. Fresh acidity, coffee, rich, intense, dark fruits, spices, good length. 87-89

2015 Château La Croizille
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, vanilla, blackberries and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, spices, vanilla, good length. On the woody side. 86-88

2015 Château Daugay
Ruby. Ripe nose, fruity, dark berries, spices, intense nose. Raspberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, some herbal notes, good length. 88-90

2015 Le Dome
Ruby. Rich, intense, jammy, loads of dark fruits nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, vulgar, sweet and rich. This is so 2005 as they say. 90-92

2015 Clos Dubreuil
Deepish ruby. Jam, alcohol, rich nose. Rich, fruity, lacks freshness, warm finish. I have never tasted any wines from this property before, so I don't know if this was an off sample or not, hopefully it was. 83-85

2015 Château La Fleur d'Arthus
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, rich nose, vanilla. Bit jammy. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries. 85-87

2015 Château de Fonbel
Ruby. Scented, red and dark fruits, light violets note, minerals, delicate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, lighter, detailed, minerals, long. 90-92

2015 Château Godeau
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, fruity, juicy, spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, fairly fresh, dark fruits. 85-87

2015 Château Grand Barrail
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, rich, fruity, spices, minerals and floral notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, good length. 88-90

2015 Clos des Grandes Versannez
Ruby. Spices, wood, vanilla nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, woody palate. 83-87

2015 Château La Grangere
Woody, wood dust, burnt spices, liquid barrel. I don't know how to rate barrels.... Hopefully a bad sample.

2015 Gracia
Deep ruby, rich, intense, dark fruits, ripe, chocolate and blackberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, ripe and rich. 90-92

2015 Château Haut-Simard
Ruby. Dark fruits, blackberries, violets, roses, nuanced, delicate, layered, touch of minerals beneath. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, spices, red fruits, minerals, detailed, long. 91-93

2015 Château L'Herimtage Lesours
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, rich intense nose. Peppery. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, vanilla, woody finish. 86-88

2015 Château Laplagnotte-Bellevue
Ruby. Floral, raspberries and mulberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, red and dark berries, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Lusseau
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, rich and intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries, some spices, leaner, some bitterness. 89-91

2015 Lynsolence
Ruby. Spices, dark fruits, fresh, ripe, quite intense nose. Fresh acidity  ripe tannins, vanilla, spices, dark fruits, woody finish. 86-88

2015 Château Magnan La Gaffeliere
Ruby. Floral, scented, dark and red fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Magrez Fombrauge
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, vanilla and wood nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, dark berries and coffee, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Mondorion
Ruby. Dark fruits, juicy, ripe, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, leaner finish, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Mangot
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, minerals, fruity, blackberries, and coffee nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, spices, nuanced and long. 90-92

2015 Château Mangot Todeschini
Deep ruby. Spices, minerals, scented, red berries, darker fruits, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, dark berries, spices, nuanced, minerals, detailed, some wood up front, long. 91-93

2015 Monolithe
100CF Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some floral notes, scented, violets and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long. 91-93

2015 Château Montlabert
Ruby. Dark fruits, red berries, some spices, blueberries nose. Scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, good length. 88-90

2015 Château Moulin Saint-Georges
Ruby. Red berries, some spices, tighter, minerals, dark fruits, nuanced, floral behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, spices, smooth, rounded, elegant and nuanced, minerals, superb texture, long. 92-94

2015 Château du Parc
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, rounded, woody. Lacks lift. 84-86

2015 Château Pas de l'Ane
Ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla and spices nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, dark berries, vanilla and spices. 85-87

2015 Château Patris Querre
Deepish ruby. Scented, floral, almost soapy, red and darker berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, juicy, dark berries. 86-88

2015 Château Pindefleurs
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, floral notes, faint minerality nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 86-88

2015 Château Puy Blanquet
Ruby. Dark fruits, raspberries, some vanilla, fruit driven nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, vanilla, spices, dark fruits, good length. 87-89

2015 Château Quinault L'Enclos
Ruby. Dark fruits, red berries, some chocolate and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, slight bitter note, some vanilla. 91-93

2015 Château Quintus
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, blueberries and red berries nose, detailed, intense, fuller nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, dark berries, spices, nuanced, rich and intense, long. 93-95

2015 Le Dragon de Quintus
Ruby. Blueberries, some red fruits, touch floral nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh, elegant, long. 89-91

2015 Château Roc de Boisseaux
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, minerals, vanilla nose. Seductive floral note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries and spices. 90-92

2015 Château Rol Valentin
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, juicy, dark berries. 86-88

2015 Château Roylland
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe tannins, blueberry jam and alcohol nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, somewhat jammy, good length. 87-89

2015 Saintem Saintayme
100M Ruby. Scented, some spices, floral, minerals, light exotic note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, minerals, detailed, playful, elegant, long. Lovely. 90-92

2015 Château Sanctus
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, some vanilla, alcohol nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, bit warm and alcoholic finish. 85-87

2015 Château Simard
Ruby. Some dark and red fruits, rounded nose, slight floral note, delicate and detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded before a slightly bitter finish, dark chocolate. Long. 89-91

2015 Château Soutard-Cadet
Ruby. Dark fruits, jammy notes, blackberries and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices. Slightly warm finish but refreshing acidity to make it lively. 88-90

2015 Château Tauzinat l'Hermitage
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, woody finish. Bitter. 85-87

2015 Château Tertre Roteboeuf
Ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, spices, blueberries, some floral notes, intense but also very tight. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, detailed, coffee, dark fruits, long and structured. 94-96

2015 Château Tour Baladoz
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, rich, intense nose, alcohol. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, wood, rounded, smooth, spicy bitter finish. 86-88

2015 Château Trianon
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla, peppery nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, bit flat and woody. 85-87

2015 Château Trimoulet
Ruby. Spices, dark berries, vanilla nose. Woody. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, some red berries, darker fruits, good length. 86-88