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Friday, 14 July 2017

Burgundies tasted March 2016 (mostly)



2014 Mongeard-Mugneret Grands-Echezeaux
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, spices, floral nose, nuanced, elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh, detailed, nuanced and long. 94

2014 Mongeard-Mugneret Echezeaux
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Spices, red berries, detailed and scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded texture, elegant, lovely and fresh, long. 94

2014 Mongeard-Mugneret Clos de Vougeot
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, spices, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh, leaner, elegant, touch herbal finish, long. 92

2014 Mongeard-Mugneret Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru En Orveaux
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, spices, elegant, floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, playful, detailed, long. 92

2014 Mongeard-Mugneret Vosne-Romanée
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, bright expression if a touch hollow. 88

2013 Mongeard-Mugneret Vosne-Romanée
MAY 16 pale ruby. Red berries, spices, light and bright nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, elegant, nuanced, playful. 88



2014 Nudant Echezeaux
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Leaner nose, red fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, leaner, lacks concentartion and complexity. 87

2014 Nudant Vosne-Romanée
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Mint, spices and lean fruit nose. Fresh acidity,r ipe tannins, spicy, lean, easy going. 84



2014 Manuel Oliver Clos de Vougeot
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, spices and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dried fruits, spices, figs, seems to have been harvested late. 91

2014 Manuel Oliver Vosne-Romanée Les Damaudes
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, elegant and nuanced, long. 90

2014 Manuel Olivier Vosne-Romanée
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Red berries, spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded. 87



2014 Jacques Prieur Echezeaux
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Red berries, spices, fruity, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, herbal note, long. 92

2014 Jacques Prieur Clos de Vougeot
MAR 16 Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, spices, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, some herbs, leaner finish, long. 91



2011 Comte Liger-Belair Vosne-Romanée La Colombiére
JUN 16 Bright ruby, red berries, spices, lighter nose, bright and fruity, detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, detailed, bright red fruits, spices, long. 91


2011 Gros Frere et Seur Echezeaux
MAY 16 Pale ruby. Red berries, scented, elegant nose if a bit tight. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, leaner, elegant, lovely texture, transparent, long. 92


2011 Comte Lafon Meursault
JUN 16 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, minerals and light vanilla note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, minerals and apples, tighter, bit closed, touch of toffee, long. 90



2014 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow, apples, lemons, chalk, flinty, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lemons, fresh, detailed, somewhat bitter, long. 94

2014 William Fevre Chablis Grand Cru Bougros Côte Bouguerots
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Tight, apples, minerals, lemons, touch floral nose. Fresh acidity, tight, lemons, apples, firm, long. 92-93

2014 William Fevre Chablis 1er Cru Vaulorent
MAR 16 Watery lemon yellow. Apples, flint, minerals, touch floral nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, minerals, rounded, fresh, lively, flinty, long. 92

2014 William Fevre Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
MAR 16 Watery lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lemons, tight nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, rounded, bitter note, good length. 89

2014 William Fevre Chablis
MAR 16 Watery lemon yellow. Light apples and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, apples, minerals, lighter, some bitterness. 86



2011 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis Vieilles Vignes
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Flinty, citrus and chalk nose. Fresh acidity, rounded, fruity, apples, smoother texture. 86

2004 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Les Lys
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Lemons, minerals, chalk and flint, apples nose. Fresh acidity, lemons, minerals, gooseberries and apples, long. 92

2003 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Yellow fruits, nuts, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, nuts and minerals, long. 90

2003 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Lechet
MAR 16 Towards lemon yellow. Flint, chalk, smoky nose, quite intense. Fresh acidity, flinty, fresh, rounded texture, minerals, fruity, long. 90

2002 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Smoky, minerals, apples, nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, lively, minerals and apples, lime, long chalky finish. 93

2002 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Lechet
MAR 16 Towards lemon yellow. Apples, touch of candied lemons and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, yellow apples, smoky, long. 92



2014 Roland Lavantureux Chablis Grand Cru Vaudesir
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, floral, grapefruits and lemons nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, lively, creamy and detailed, long. 93

2014 Roland Lavantureux Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, citrus, light floral note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, citrus, apples and minerals, long. 91

2014 Roland Lavantureux Chablis Vauprin
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lemons and citrus flowers nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, rounded, apples, somewhat creamy texture, long. 90



2012 Albert Bichot Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Moutonne
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, flint, minerals, almost smoky note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, rounded, apples, lemons, detailed, long. 94


2012 Albert Bichot Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fresh, and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, rounded, creamy, vanilla, apples, touch of peach, long. 93

2012 Albert Bichot Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Blanchot
MAR 16 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lemons, spices, faint butter note nose. Fresh acidity, creamy texture, apples, fruity, rounded, bit bitter finish, long. 92









Long Depaquit Chablis tasting in May 2016


2015 Albert Bichot Petit Chablis
Kr 149,80 kommer i juli
Pale lemon yellow. Light apples, lemons and a faint citrus touch nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, minerals, apples, minerals finish. 85

2014 Long-Depaquit Chablis
Kr 199,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, light chalk note nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, lime, lemons touch and apples. Elegant. 86

2014 Long-Depaquit Chablis 1er Cru Les Lys
Kr 309,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, bright minerals nose, light citrus note, touch of pears. Fresh acidity, minerals, plaster, light smoky note, elegant, leaner and firmer structure, good length. 89

2014 Long-Depaquit Chablis 1er Cru Les Vaillons
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, minerals, tight nose. Touch of bergamot far back. Fresh acidity, minerals, citrus, apples, minerals, flinty, quite intense, long. 92

2012 Long-Depaquit Chablis 1er Cru Les Vaillons
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, flinty, apples, pears, oysters nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, flinty, citrus, flinty, leaner with an elegant nerve to it, linear, long. 92

2012 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Vaudesir
Kr 450,-
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, some vanilla, spices, apples, pears, some citrus nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, some spices, vanilla, oysters, apples, pears, lemons, detailed, quite intense, long. 93

2014 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Kr 363,90 kommer i juli
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, oysters, bergamot, tangerine, some vanilla and spices, nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, lemons, apples, smoky notes, vanilla yes but it will integrate with this concentration, long finish. Impressive for young vineyards, around fifteen years of age. 94

2013 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, peach note, minerals, bergamot, tangerine note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, lemons, minerals, yellow fruits, some oysters, linear and firmer finish. 92

2011 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, lemons, flinty, apples, pears, oysters, faint bergamot touch. Fresh acidity, minerals, apples, flint, detailed, light smoky note, spices, apples and lime. Long. 94

2014 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
Kr 509,90
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, apples, lemons, flinty notes, faint spices notes nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, flinty, intense, citrus, apples, minerals are almost coming at you in this one, attacking, long finish. 95

2013 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, bergamot, citrus, grapefruits, minerals, spices and flint nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, minerals, apples, some wax and grapefruits, richer, rounded, apples and peach, long. 93

2012 Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
Pale lemon yellow. Lemons, apples, minerals, flint, detailed, focused, intense nose, lime, almost a bit smoky. Fresh acidity, minerals, apples, detailed, minerals, some vanilla and spices, minerals, flinty and smoky, long. 95



Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Pomerol 2014 primeur

2014 Château Beau Soleil
Ruby. Scented, blueberries, fruity nose, tight. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, little bit woody, narrower, spices, little bit coffe and slightly herbal note, good length. 86-88

2014 Château Bellegrave
Ruby. Some vanilla, fruity, blueberries, chocolate, somewhat fuller nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, little bit extracted, sweet, dark fruits, bit rustic texture, good length. 87-89

2014 Château Bonalgue
Deep ruby. Scented, darkf ruits, lightly spicy and floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, brighter, detailed, fairly fresh even if oak is a bit biting towards finish. 88-90

2014 Château Bourgneuf
Deep ruby. Scented, fruity, dark berries, lightly floral nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, almost a bit thin, good length. 86-88

2014 Château La Clémense
Deepish ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, fruit driven nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, fruity, slight unripe note to it, good length, bit lean. 85-87

2014 Clos du Clocher
Deep ruby. Scented, fruity, blueberries, light minerality, mint and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh but somewhat sweet and somewhat underripe, slightly vegetal. 86-88

2014 Clos l'Eglise
Ruby. Chocolate, mint, black berries, dark fruits, richer nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, soft, rounded, fruity, ripe, but also somewhat leaner, somewhat herbal. 87-89

2014 Château Fayat
Deep ruby. Scented, dark fruits, vanilla, little bit smokey nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, somewhat fuller palate, ripe blueberries, somewhat livelier palate, fresh finish. 88-90

2014 Château Feytit-Clinet
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, somewhat sweet, spices before hollow finish. 85-87

2014 Château Lécuyer
Deep ruby. Fruity, blueberries, some vanilla and spices on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bit tannic, sweeter fruits, blueberries, fairly lively, good length. 86-88

2014 Château Mazeyres
Ruby. Red and blueberries, fruity nose, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, forest berries, spices and vanilla, good lenght. 86-88

2014 Château Montviel
Ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, somewhat hollow nose. Somewhat scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh fruit overshadowed by oak and astringent oak tannins. 85-87

2014 Château Le Moulin
Ruby. Scented, vanilla,s pices some blueberries behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, lacks fruit. 83-85

2014 Château Rouget
Deepish ruby. Dark berries, fruity, scented, lighter nose. Fresh acidity, ripe. Tannins, fresh, fruity, leaner, bit oaky finish. 83-85

2014 Château Taillefer
Deep ruby. Vanilla, spices, elegant fruit behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, woody, lacks definition and fruit. 84-86

2014 Clos de la Vieilles Eglise
Ruby. Scented, fruity, blueberries, woody notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, woody and hollow. 83-85

2014 Château Vieux Maillet
Ruby. Blueberries, cinamon and vanilla on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, lacks fruit, oaky texture. 83-85

2014 Clos Vieux Taillefer
Ruby. Scented, dark berries, spices, bit oaky nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, some herbal notes, vegetal, leaner. 83-85

2014 Château Vray Croix de Gay
Deepish ruby. Scented, dark fruits, some floral notes and vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity if lenaer, fairly lively. 85-87

Thursday, 29 June 2017

2006 Château Faurie de Souchard

2006 Château Faurie de Souchard
JUN 17 Ruby. Dark fruity nose, some spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, figs, fruity, red berries, good length. 86

Monday, 5 June 2017

Some wines from a dinner August 2015

Dinner AUG 15


2013 Schäfer-Fröhlich Schiefergestein Bockenauer Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, refreshing, fruity, lemons, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, precise apples and minerals palate, lighter citrus fruit note, long. 90

2007 Louis Boillot Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Pruliers
Bright ruby. Thin garnet rim. Lightly scented, some sous bois, figs and leather, red berries and anise. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh feel but fairly evolved for the vintage, prunes, figs and anise, sous bois, firmer finish, long. 90

1999 Château La Nerthe Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Ruby. Spices, hung meat, mint, pepper, some figs and blackberries, quite intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, leaner body, spices, fruity, some sweetness, detailed and somewhat layered, really charming, long. 93



2012 Dominio do Bibei Lapola White
Pale lemon yellow. Light nose of some peaches, pears and vanilla, faint spices note, not very expressive nor scented. Medium acidity, rounded, smooth and creamy, vanilla and yellow fruits palate, good length. 86

2007 Contino Viña del Olivo
Deepish ruby. Coffee, black tea, blue- and blackberries, vanilla and toast on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, intense, sweet notes, liquorice and blueberries, vanilla, fairly firm finish still, long. 94

2007 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5
Ruby. Dark fruits, blueberries, vanilla, anise, not that expressive, lacks some nuances. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded but lacks again some nuances. Cork showed signs of a little bit of seepage even if the fill was as high as it should. It may have experienced a little to hot storage for a while. 89

2006 Francois Bertheau Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Charmes
Brightish ruby. Red berries, some vanilla, figs, prunes and leather nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, figs, prunes, leather, fairly rounded, more detailed than some from Bertheau, long. 93

Saturday, 27 May 2017

1995 Krug Clos du Mesnil



1995 Krug Clos du Mesnil
Pale lemon yellow. Detailed nose, brioche, citrus, minerals, fresh, bright, touch of oysters, lemons and green apples nose. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, fresh, detailed, minerals, focused, nuanced, long and playful, stunning balance, long. 96

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

A good friend turns 40 (Mar 17)


1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc des Millenaires
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, light minerals, brioche, intense, layered nose, some plaster, bread crumbs. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, smooth, rounded, fruity, apples, minerals, plaster, elegant, some smoky notes, long. 95

2009 Blain-Gagnard Bâtard-Montrachet
Pale lemon yellow. Vanilla, apples, minerals, spicy and smoky notes nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, minerals, smoky, apples, butter, lemons, somewhat sharp, some bitter notes, lemony, intense, long. 95

1997 Maison Leroy Meursault 1er Cru Charmes
Ox, seems to have some botrytis.

1989 Château Montrose
Ruby, thin garnet rim. Leather, cedar, tobacco, spices, figs, blueberries, intense nose, detailed, touch of mint, layered, quite rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, figs, cherries, spices, leather, tobacco, intense, detailed, black tea, almost leaps out of the mouth, powerful, long. 97

1985 Château Haut-Brion
Dark core, lots of sediments, brick rim. Earthy, some mint, some blackberries, tobacco, floral notes, exotic notes with air, . Fresh acidity, few tannins, some earthy notes, some mint, figs, smooth texture, light tobacco note, served blind a mature bottle with answer in hand, long. 94

2001 Château Mouton Rothschild
Ruby. Rich, fruity, dark berries, vanilla, exotic notes, intense nose, cassis, some tobacco, tight, truffles, cedar notes, layered. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, blueberries, some figs, tobacco, intense, blackberries, some vanilla, tight, has richness yet restrained, even after hours in decanter, long. 95

2005 Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux Saint Jacques
Bright ruby. Scented, intense, fruity, strawberries, raspberries, some violets, intense and nuanced nose, just a faint hint of sous bous very far back on the nose. Almost erotic. Fresh acidity, fruity, red berries, red apples, raspberries, fruity, intense, elegant texture, lovely structure, detailed, nuanced, has some tight notes yet others are open and nuanced, long. 95

2001 Château Suduiraut
Golden. Apricots, fruity, elegant, nuanced, pineapples, elegant and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, pineapples, fruity, apples, pineapples, leaner but very elegant and nuanced, refined, beautiful balance but a bit less concentrated than last bottle, long. 95

1977 Dow's Vintage Port
Demi. Cloudy garnet-orange. Dried fruits, figs, dates, alcohol shows, raisins nose. Fresh acidity, few tannins, leaner palate, lacks a bit of fruit and body, alcoholic. 87

Monday, 24 April 2017

2016 Primeur Saint-Estèphe



2016 Château Le Boscq
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, dark berries and spices, some anise nose, detailed. Faint scented and spicy note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some anise and spices, dark fruits, long. 92-94

2016 Château Calon Ségur
Ruby. Scented, tight, blueberries and some ripe fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, anise and spices, layered and detailed, playful, long. 95-97

2016 Le Marquis de Calon Ségur
Ruby. Scented, dark berries, some anise and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed and elegant. 90-92

2016 Château Capbern
Ruby. Vanilla, fruity and scented behind nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, anise. 89-91

2016 Château Clauzet
Ruby. Blackberries, some vanilla and spices, dark fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length, bit lean. 87-89

2016 Château La Commanderie
Ruby. Fruity, blueberries, fresh nose. Anise and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, anise, spices, good length. Structured. 87-89

2016 Cos d'Estournel
76CS 23M 1CF Ruby. Cassis, cigars, exotic spices, layered, deep, blueberries, layers of fruit and spices, tobacco, exuberant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, dark berries and spices, nuanced, detailed, refreshing, stunning balance between the fruit and acidity, Christmas spices, superb length. For me the best Cos ever made. 98-100

2016 Pagodes de Cos
50CS 46,5M 3PV 0,5CF Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, intense, blueberries, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, dark berries, anise and spices, detailed, long. 92-94

2016 Cos d'Estournel blanc
75SB 25S Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some spices, grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, lemons, elegant, playful, vanilla and smoky notes, long. 89-91

2016 Château Cos Labory
Ruby. Floral, scented, red berries, minerals and cassis nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins fresh, fruity. Red berries, anise and spices, detailed, long. 91-93

2016 Château Haut-Beauséjour
Ruby. Anise, cassis, blueberries, fruity, ripe, some floral notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, some anise, good length. 88-90

2016 Château Haut-Marbuzet
Ruby. Fruity, blueberries, light scented note, some red fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark and red berries, refreshing. 90-92

2016 Château Lafon-Rochet
Ruby. Scented, red berries, bright expression, fresh and fruity, detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, elegant texture, structured, bright fruity, long. 92-94

2016 Château Lilian Ladoys
Ruby. Blueberries, fruity, some anise nose. Floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, some anise and spices, detailed, long. 89-91

2016 Château Meyney
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, dark berries, spices, anise, coffee, darker fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, spices, anise, refreshing, long. 90-92

2016 Château Montrose
Ruby. Floral, scented, violets, cassis, blueberries, detailed, elegant, vanilla, detailed and layered, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, detailed, elegant, some spices, refreshing, playful, lovely red fruity core with dark fruits surrounding it, stunning length. 97-99

2016 La Dame de Montrose
Ruby. Scented, blackberries, anise, floral nose, minerals and cassis. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries and anise, some spices, detailed, elegant, long. 91-93

2016 Château Ormes de Pez
Ruby. Fruity, elegant and fresh nose, tight. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, elegant, detailed and long. 91-93

2016 Château Petit Bocq
Ruby. Anise, blueberries, vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, vanilla and spices, structured. 87-89

2016 Château de Pez
Ruby. Scented, cassis, blueberries, some coffee, faint floral note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, blueberries, some anise. 88-90

2016 Château Phélan Ségur
Ruby. Scented, red berries, floral, fruity, elegant and detailed nose, some spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed and charming. Refreshing and red fruity, long. 92-94

2016 Château Ségur de Cabanac
Ruby. Anise, spices, blueberries nose, scented behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, blueberries, anise, red berries and spices, detailed. 89-91

2016 Château Sérhilan
Ruby. Vanilla, spices, coffee, smoky spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, woody and smoky. 84-86

2016 Château Tour de Pez
Ruby. Scented, fruity, red and blueberries nose, elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries and anise. 88-90

2016 Château Tour de Termes
Ruby. Dark fruity, spicy and vanilla nose, woody. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, red fruity, elegant, somewhat bitter finish. Can it handle the wood? 85-89

2016 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, anise, some spices, scented notes, floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, lovely concentration, detailed, refined, playful, long. Best vintage so far of this. 91-93

2016 Primeur Saint-Julien



2016 Château Beychevelle
47CS 47M 1CF 5PV Ruby. Blackberries, fruits, anise, blueberries, floral nose, elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed, elegant, lovely balance and texture, long. A beautiful and elegant Beychevelle. 93-95

2016 Château Branaire-Ducru
64CS 27M 6PV 3CF Ruby. Paprika, cassis, vanilla and thyme nose, scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, lively and detailed, elegant and refreshing, red and dark fruits. The herbal notes on the nose is not noticeable on the elegant palate, long. 92-94

2016 Château Ducru-Beaucaillou
Ruby. Scented, cassis, blueberries, fruity, floral, nuanced, detailed, some anise, layered and deep nose, violets, stunning nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, detailed, nuanced, playful, blackberries, riper and deeper yet mouthwateringly fresh, stunning length. 97-99

2016 La Croix de Beaucaillou
Ruby. Scented, blueberries, raspberries, fresh, fruity, elegant, detailed nose, floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, anise, spices, beautiful balance, long. 92-94

2016 Château du Glana
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, vanilla, blueberries and cassis. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, juicy, quite a bit of wood here. 88-90

2016 Château Gloria
Ruby. Cassis, vanilla, spices, blueberries, lush nose, floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins. Fresh, fruity, lively and detailed, playful, even mouthwatering, a beautiful effort form Gloria. Long. 93-95

2016 Château Gruaud Larose
61CS 29M 7CF 3PV Ruby. Deeper nose, cassis. Vanilla, coffee, blackberries and blueberries nose, scented yet tight. Among the tightest this primeur. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins. Fresh, fruity, darker berries, spices, detailed, nuanced, long. 94-96

2016 Château Lagrange
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, anise, violets, cassis nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed, red fruits, blackberries, spices, lovely purity, long. Might be the best Lagrange ever made. 93-95

2016 Fiefs de Lagrange
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, soft, fresh and gentle, elegant. 87-89

2016 Château Lalande-Borie
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, anise, some spices, floral, scented, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries and spices, anise. Good length. 89-91

2016 Château Langoa Barton
55CS 37M 8CF Ruby. Scented, red berries, blueberries, cassis, vanilla, tighter nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins. Fresh, lively, detailed and nuanced, playful, bright red fruits and darker berries, refreshing. The best Langoa ever? 94-96

2016 Château Léoville Barton
Ruby. Scented, red berries. Fruity, fresh, nuanced, layered, floral, nuanced, seductive nose already. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed, playful, elegant, refreshing, superb balance, long. Among the best ever from here. 95-97

2016 Château Léoville Las Cases
Ruby. Scented, floral, violets, raspberries, cassis, restrained and refined nose, layered, deep, stunning nose. If tight as always. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh, lively, detailed, playful, red fruits, cassis, detailed, nuanced, stunning balance, stunning length. 97-99

2016 Le Petit Lion du Marquis de Las Cases
Ruby. Scented, dark berries, fruity, floral, elegant nose. Tight. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, elegant, refreshing and detailed, long. 92-94

2016 Château Léoville Poyferré
86CS 14M Ruby. Scented, floral, detailed, blackberries and anise nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, detailed, lively, a brighter Poyferré, refreshing and long. 94-96

2016 Clos du Marquis
Ruby. Scented, blueberries, floral, elegant nose, cassis, some tobacco notes far back.  Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries and spices, detailed, playful, long. 93-95

2016 La Petite Marquise
Pale lemon yellow. Floral, scented, cassis, blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some anise, good length. 88-90

2016 Château Saint-Pierre
Ruby. Scented, cassis, blueberries, raspberries, violets, detailed, some minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, lively, detailed, elegant pure cassis finish, long. 93-95

2016 Château Talbot
Ruby. Scented. Vanilla, spices, nuanced, coffee, minerals, tight nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries and anise, detailed and layered, refreshing, bright fruity expression. Beautiful length. A stunning effort from Talbot. 95-97

2016 Connétable de Talbot
Ruby. Blackberries, fruity, anise and spices, floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries. 88-90