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Saturday, 12 July 2014

Four from Comte Lafon


2012 Comte Lafon Meursault
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, citrus, apples nose, detailed and refreshing. Fresh acidity, fresh palate, minerals, crisp, lively, detailed and long. 90

2011 Comte Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre
Pale lemon yellow. Citrus, minerals, apples, slight floral note, detailed and complex nose. Fresh acidity, lively, refreshing and delicate, yet intense. Nuanced and long. 92

2011 Comte Lafon Meursault 1er Cru Charmes
Pale lemon yellow. Floral, citrus, intense minerality, flinty nose, apples, fairly cool. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh, fruity and citrusy palate, crisp, elegant and detailed, long. 93

2011 Comte Lafon Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu
Bright ruby. Red berries, spices, almost meaty nose but could be from the kitchen nearby. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, elegant and fresh, long. 90

Four times Hengst from Josmeyer


2010 Josmeyer Riesling Grand Cru Hengst
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, floral, a little strawberries note on the nose. Freshish acidity for the vintage, fruity, lively and elegant, long. 90

2005 Josmeyer Riesling Grand Cru Hengst
Pale lemon yellow. Rich and fruity nose, some lemons, apples, detailed and elegant. Fresh acidity. fruity and richer palate, rounded texture, still fairly detailed, long finish. 92

1993 Josmeyer Riesling Grand Cru Hengst
Towards lemon yellow. Petroleum, almonds, peach, light spicy note nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, fresh and detailed, more youthful palate than nose, long. 91

2002 Josmeyer Riesling Grand Cru Hengst Sélection de Grains Nobles
Golden. Apples, botrytis, apricots, rich and intense nose, fairly youthful still. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and rich, still detailed and elegant, lovely balance, rounded texture, long finish. 93


Five 2012's from Geantet-Pansiot


2012 Geantet-Pansiot Chambolle-Musigny Vieilles Vignes
Bright ruby, darker berries, scented and fairly fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, softer fruit and palate, rounded texture, good length. 87

2012 Geantet-Pansiot Gevrey-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes
Bright ruby. Light nose of red berries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lighter, fresh and delicate, very charming but it might be a bit easy going. 88

2012 Geantet-Pansiot Gevrey-Chambertin En Champ
Bright ruby. Fresh, fruity and elegant nose, fairly detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity and rounded texture, good length. 89

2012 Geantet-Pansiot Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Le Poissenot
Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, on the fruity side, maybe a little bit "modern", more Burgundy than more specific Gevrey nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, fruity with a fairly grippy finish, needs time, long. 90

2012 Geantet-Pansiot Charmes-Chambertin
Ruby. Red and darker berries nose, fruity, more intense than detailed at this stage. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh and quite elegant, long. 91

Two from David Duband

2012 David Duband Morey-Saint-Denis 1er Cru Clos Sorbé
Bright ruby. Red berries, bot cooked note, herbs, might be a bit extracted. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresher palate, good length. 87-88

2012 David Duband Echezeaux
Bright ruby. Red berries, bit scented, some floral notes, fairly shut nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, bit easy going, especially for E, good length. 88

Monday, 7 July 2014

Four from Bruno Clair


2011 Bruno Clair Morey-Saint-Denis En la Rue de Vergy blanc
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light mineralirty, delicate nose. Scented. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded and elegant texture, good length. 88

2011 Bruno Clair Marsannay Les Grasses Têtes
Bright ruby. Vanilla and red berries nose, bit fuller for Marsannay. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded and fresh palate, good length. 87

2011 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos du Fonteny
Bright ruby. Red and some dakrer berries, spicy and scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, elegant, fresh finish, long. 92

2009 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint Jacques
Bright ruby. Red berries, intense, highly scented, fruity and floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, leaner palate than nose, fresh, fruity and rounded, fairly elegant, long. 93

Four from Clos de la Chapelle

2012 Clos de la Chapelle Beaune 1er Cru Les Teurons
Bright ruby. Fruity, some red berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, straightforward, bit short. 85

2012 Clos de la Chapelle Volnay 1er Cru En Carelle
Corked, a second bottle didn't impress much either.

2012 Clos de la Chapelle Volnay 1er Cru Clos de la Chapelle Monopole
Bright ruby. Leaner nose, coffee, toast and herbs. Seems to try to hard and some probably hail damaged berries gives an unpleasant herbal note, that together with excesive oak is just to much to handle for the fruit. 85

2012 Clos de la Chapelle Pommard 1er cru Les Chanlins Vieilles Vignes
Ruby. Fruity, darker notes nose, spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresher palate, more fruit to back but lacks finesse and complexity, again trying to hard. 86

July Moestue release reds


2012 Bodegas y Vinedos del Jalon Castillo de Maluenda Vinas Viejas
Ruby. Somewhat scented, dark berries, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, fruity and easy. 82

2013 Telmo Rodriguez LZ Rioja
Ruby. Rich, fruity, dark berries, light spicy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, leaner palate, little bit hollow, fruity. 84

2011 Guigal Côte-du-Rhône rouge
Ruby. Spicy, liquorice, plums and dark berries jam, rich and warm nose, slight nettle note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, little bit warm. 84

2011 Librandi Ciro Rosso Riserva Duca Sanfelice
Ruby. Red berries, coffee, slight nettle note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, sweet and warm, leaner finish, bit drying and textured, good length. 85

2012 Talenti Rosso di Montalcino
Bright ruby. Fruity, fresh, red berries, anise, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh, elegant, fairly pure fruit, good length. 87

2012 G. D. Vajra Dolcetto d'Alba Coste e Fossati
Ruby. Rich, dark fruits, ripe cherries, detailed, liquorice nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, refreshing, especially for Dolcetto, little bit sweet fruity, good length. 88

2012 Anne Gros et Jean-Paul Tollot 50/50 Rouge (Minervois)
Ruby. Red berries, slight anise, some sweet morellos nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, straight forward. 85

2010 Cavalotto Barbera d'Alba Vigna del Cuculo
Ruby. Rich nose, coffee, liquorice, cherries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lively palate, leaner, refreshing if a bit sweet and warm in the finish, good length. 88

2011 Cavalotto Langhe Nebbiolo
Bright ruby. Rich nose, fruity and sweet, cherries and anise. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, bit sweet for my palate, good length. 88

2009 Bonny Doon Le Cigare Volant
Ruby. Rich, intense, fruity nose, dark berries, leather and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, slightly sweet, dark berries, some vanilla, good length. 89

2008 Cinelli Colombini Brunello di Montalcino Prime Donne
Ruby. Rich, coffee, ripe fruits. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rich if leaner palate, bit alcoholic. 86

2008 Cavalotto Barolo Bricco Boschis
Ruby. Rich nose, liquorice, cherries, slight VA, intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rich, leaner body, bit warm finish, good length. 89

2008 Casa Scarpa Barbaresco Tettineive
Ruby. Rich, anise, leather, cherries, morellos, intense nose. Fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, lively, playful, rich, leaner palate, structured, tar and roses finish. 90

2012 Coffele Recioto di Soave Le Sponde
Golden. Rich, fruity, tropical, apricots and light floral note nose. Fresh acidoty, lively, rounded, dried fruits, sweet, little leaner finish, good length. 88

Emilio Lustau Almacenista Paolo Cortado Vides
Amber. Rich nose, nuts, minerals, dried fruits, slight wood plolish note far back. Fresh acidity, minerals, focused, salty note, nuts, long. 90

Lovely 2013 Lapierre Morgon, Keller von der Fels and more


2013 Keller von der Fels
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, citrus, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant, good length. 87

2013 Château Cambon
Bright ruby. Light red berries nose, elegant and detailed nose, scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, elegant and fresh palate, red berries, good length. 87

2013 Lapierre Morgon
Bright ruby. Bright red fruits, floral and scented, elegant and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, delicate and detailed, lovely balance, elegant. 89

2010 Fontodi Chianti Classico
Ruby. Anise, leather, cherries, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, fruity, good length. 86

90 Gaja Barbaresco, 98 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo, 61 Calon-Ségur and more


2002 Maison Leroy Montagny
Served blind. Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, butter, popcorn, detailed, nuanced, some citrus notes, ripe yellow apples nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, ripe, lacks a bit of punch, citrus, medicinal notes, good length. Feels pure. 88


1998 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo
Ruby, garnet rim. Intense tar and roses nose, anise, rich, vanilla and spices nose. Scented. Fresh acidity, fairly high of ripe tannins, rich, intense, leaner palate but intense flavours, liquorice, tar and roses, long. 93


1990 Gaja Barbaresco
Served blind. Ruby with garnet rim. Tar, roses, fruity, cherries, morellos, scented, fairly intense, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, elegant fuit, bit leaner in the finish but fairly nice balance for Nebbiolo, intense, long if a bit leaner 93


1961 Château Calon-Ségur
Low shoulder fill I'm told, ruby with orange rim. Leather, cassis, prunes, figs, slightly dusty, intense, layered and complex. Fresh acidity, few tannins, elegant, lovely texture, fresh and delicate for the vintage, nuanced, slightly drying finish, long. 94

2004 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Schlossberg Riesling Auslese*
Pale golden. Apples, fruity, youthful, light minerality and some floral notes. Fresh acidity, detailed, minerals and fruity, fairly elegant, good length. 92

08 Taupenot-Merme Charmes-Chambertin and 2000 Vega-Sicilia Unico, and two faulty bottles


2008 Taupenot-Merme Charmes Chambertin
Bright ruby. Red berries, some vanilla, spices, fruity, raspberries and starting sous bois. Elegant and fairly intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, youthful and slightly raw, younger than last bottle, needs air, bit tight even if fairly intense, long. 92

1990 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Pora
Four more oxidized/ too warm storage bottles from Philippson.


2000 Vega-Sicilia Unico
Served blind. Deep ruby, towards opaque. Rich, fruity, plums, blackberry jam, liquorice, slight coffee note, vanilla nose, intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, funny acidity, thin and out of balance, bit hollow mid palate, good length but not fully balanced. Will probably need time thinking of that stunning '85 a few weeks back. 88

1999 Clos des Papes
Ruby. Rich, bit cooked fruit, figs and plums, leaner palate, I think it's off, or don't they last longer?

Two from Molitor, one Landgraf


2012 Markus Molitor Riesling
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, minerals, floral, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, fresh and citrus, good length. 85

2013 Markus Molitor Zeltinger trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, light jasmin note and minerals. Fresh acidity, rounded and lively, fruity, bit bitter finish. 84

2013 Landgraf Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, riper, fresh, slight grapefruit and lemons finish. 84

Two 2012's from Chandon de Briailles

2012 Chandon de Biailles Pernand-Vergelesses 1er cru Ile des Vergelesses
Bright ruby. Red berries, slightly scented nose, failry easy going. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, fresh and fruity, good length. 87

2012 Chandon de Briailles Corton Bressandes
Bright ruby. Slightly scented, red berries nose, fairly intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, lively, bit biting finish and will require cellaring. Has that vibrant red berries fruit of the 2012 Corton's. Long. 92

Thursday, 3 July 2014

2011 A. Merkelbach ET Spätlese

2011 Alfred Merkelbach Erdener Treppchen Riesling Spätlese
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, subdued minerals, fairly elegant nose. Fresh acidity, rounded and fruity palate and texture, again fairly elegant, easy to like but could be more refined, good length. 89

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

2010-1989 flight of Riesling Rosacker from Cave de Hunawihr


2010 Cave de Hunawihr Riesling Grand Cru Rosacker
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some citrus and minerals nose, fairly focused. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, fresh and elegant, detailed and long. 91

2007 Cave de Hunawihr Riesling Grand Cru Rosacker
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, peach, detailed and nuanced, still youthful nose, little development. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively, fresh and fairly intense, layered and long. 91

2000 Cave de Hunawihr Riesling Grand Cru Rosacker
Pale golden. Apples, peach, some botrytis, grapefruit and almond flowers nose, little bit richer. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, ripe and yellow fruity, bit drying finish, drink soon. 89

1997 Cave de Hunawihr Riesling Grand Cru Rosacker
Golden with orange tints. Mature nose, some oxidized apples, nuts and orange marmalade nose. Fresh acidity, rich palate, nuts, apricots, apples, pears, fresher and more youthful palate than nose, long. 90

1989 Cave de Hunawihr Riesling Grand Cru Rosacker
Golden. Apples. lemons, citrus, nuts, floral and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fresh and elegant, detailed, bit rich, apple core bitterness in finish, long and nuanced. 92

04 Cantenac Brown


2004 Château Cantenac Brown
Ruby. Cassis, vanilla, floral touch, leaner nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, ripe and fruity, rounded, richer than I expected for the vintage and estate, refreshing and long. 92

Monday, 30 June 2014

04 Roc de Cambes


2004 Roc de Cambes
Ruby. Tight and almost raw at first, after thirty minutes in decanter started to open and got more nuanced and elegant. Youthfull cassis and blueberries nose, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, will last twenty years more or longer. 90

2013 Soalheiro Alvarinho

2013 Soalheiro Alvarinho
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, light tropical fruits and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, elegant fruit and texture, fresh and lively, good length. 88

Two from Ginglinger-Fix

2012 Ginglinger-Fix Riesling Grand Cru Goldert
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, fresh nose, white flowers. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded texture and body, elegant, good length. 88

1998 Ginglinger-Fix Riesling Vendanges Tardives
Pale golden. Fruity, apples, honey, botrytis, slight petroleum note nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, bit bitter, orange marmalade finish, good length. 89

Four from Pierre Frick

2010 Pierre Frick Riesling Grand Cru Vorbourg
Pale golden. Rich, honey, slight oxidation note on the nose. Freshish acidity, fruity and rich, oxidative and lacks freshness. 88 if I'm kind

2010 Pierre Frick Riesling Grand Cru Steinert
Pale golden. Rich and oxidated fruits nose. Freshish acidity, honey palate, heavy for Riesling and again a bit oxidative. 88

2009 Pierre Frick Riesling Grand Cru Steinert
Towards lemon yellow. Nuts, honey, oxidated apples and grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, livelier palate, fruity, slight sweet note, yellow fruity finish, good length. 89

2011 Pierre Frick Riesling Rot-Murlé
Pale golden. Grapefruit, rich, some alcohol notes, yeast plums and honey nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, nuts, leaner, sweetish, honey finish. No filtration and no sulphur. 88

Two from Francois Carillon

2012 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and slight oaky note on the nose. Fresh acidity, rounder texture, fresh but could be more nuanced in this vintage, good length. 89

2011 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Champs Gain
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lemons, flinty nose, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, lively, crisp, bit woody now, give it time. Somewhat hollow finish. 90

Five from René Bouvier

2012 René Bouvier Marsannay Les Clos Monopole blanc
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and a slight tropical note nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, bit short. 86

2012 René Bouvier Marsannay Les Longeroies rouge
Bright ruby. Fairly easy going red berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner and straight forward but clean. 86

2012 René Bouvier Fixin
Bright ruby. Red berries, slight scented note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and leaner, good length. 87

2012 René Bouvier Gevrey-Chambertin Racines du Temps
Bright ruby. Very red berries nose, fruity. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and rounded, elegant and fresh, good length. 88

2012 René Bouvier Charmes-Chambertin
Bright ruby. Red berries, scented, raspberries, and slight herbal note on the nose. Fresh acidity. ripe tannins, fruity, fresh and lively if a bit short for a GC. 90

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Lovely 2012 flight from Henri Boillot, superb Bâtard


2012 Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru Clos de la Mouchére
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, nuanced and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, crisp, fruity and detailed, elegant, long finish. 93

2012 Henri Boillot Meursault 1er Cru Les Genevrières
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fresh and lively, fruity and a slight tropical note on the nose. Fresh acidity, elegant and fresh, fruity, rounded texture, fresh and elegant, long. 92

2012 Henri Boillot Bâtard-Montrachet
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, slightly tropical nose, intense and complex, detailed if a bit tight at the moment. Fresh acidity, fresh and lively, elegant, crisp, detailed and intense palate, superb length, goes on and on, stunning. 96

2012 Henri Boillot Volnay
Bright ruby. Red berries and slightly spicy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, good length. 89

2012 Henri Boillot Volnay 1er Cru Les Chevrets
Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, some vanilla notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, more rounded texture, elegant but lacks some of the freshness of others in the vintage, even so lovely wine. 90

6 Rieslings from Leon Beyer


2010 Leon Beyer Riesling Comtes d'Eguisheim
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, peach, apples and pears nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, fresh and playful, fairly elegant, leaner finish, long. 90

2010 Leon Beyer Riesling R de BeyeR
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals and citrus, fresh nose. Fresh acidity, fresh and detailed, fairly focused, lively if a bit leaner, good length. 89

2009 Leon Beyer Riesling R de BeyeR
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, fresh and detailed, leaner and more focused for the vintage, good length. 88

2008 Leon Beyer Riesling Comtes d'Eguisheim
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, peach and floral nose, little bit easy going. Fresh acidity, fresh and lively palate, elegant and rounded, fruity, good length. 89

2008  Leon Beyer Riesling R de BeyeR
Pale lemon yellow. Yellow fruits, floral, detailed, maturing nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, fresh and detailed, bit tight, narrower finish. long. 91

2007 Leon Beyer Riesling Comtes d'Eguisheim
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, peach, floral, fruity, fairly detailed nose. Fresh acidity, lively, leaner, fresh and fruity, apples, slight grapefruity finish, long. 90

Saturday, 28 June 2014

6 from Jean-Marc Bernhard, Schlossberg and Wineck-Schlossberg in 13, 12 and 08

2013 Jean-Marc Bernhard Riesling Wineck-Schlossberg Grand Cru
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fresh, fruity, and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, rounded and fruity palate, fairly elegant, could be a little more nuanced, good length. 89

2013 Jean-Marc Bernhard Riesling Schlossberg Grand Cru
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, fresh, apples nose, bit more nuanced. Fresh acidity, lively, elegant, more detailes, rounded and fruity palate, long. 91

2012 Jean-Marc Bernhard Riesling Wineck-Schlossberg Grand Cru
Pale lemon yellow. Again very fruity and apply nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, bit more body than the '13, rounded palate, apples and some peach, good length. 89

2012  Jean-Marc Bernhard Riesling Schlossberg Grand Cru
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, elegant floral note on the nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and more detailed, long. 90

2008 Jean-Marc Bernhard Riesling Wineck-Schlossberg Grand Cru
Pale lemon yellow. Apples and grapefruit nose, rounded. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and fruity, rounded texture, good length. 89

2008 Jean-Marc Bernhard Riesling Schlossberg Grand Cru
Pale lemon yellow. Bit heavier nose, mature yellow apples, fruity and riper. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity, elegant, fresh and long. 90