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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Eight from Thomas Morey


2012 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Chenevottes
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, tropical touch nose, richer. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, lively, lemons and oysters finish, long. 92

2012 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos Saint Jean
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fresh, oysters nose. Cool sea side. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh, rounded, minerals palate, apply finish, long. 90

2012 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Baudines
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light tropical note, richer and more intense nose, flinty minerals. Fresh acidity, lively palate, fresh and fruity but oak is a bit in the way now, oaky finish. Should be fruit to handle it. 92

2012 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Embrazées
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity, some orange blossoms, quite seductive nose. Fresh acidity, elegant texture, playful, fresh and detailed, citrus, quite refined, long finish. 93

2012 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot
Pale lemon yellow. Quite intense nose, apples, some tropical notes and flinty minerals, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, minerals and ripe fruits, bit oaky at this stage, long finish. 92

2011 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos Saint Jean
Pale lemon yellow. Leaner apples and minerals nose, some crayfish minerals note. Fresh acidity, lime, minerals and apples, cool fruit, good length. 89

2011 Thomas Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot
Pale lemon yellow. Minerals, vanilla, flint, apples and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and fruity, rounded, crisper for Morgeot, not quite as fat as some, long. 92

2011 Thomas Morey Bâtard-Montrachet
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, richer and more concentrated nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, intense, fruity, fresh but a bit oaky and toasty at this stage, fresh, lively and long. 93


Two from J.B.Becker

2010 J.B.Becker Wallufer Walkenberg Riesling Kabinett trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, flinty nose, detailed and on the cool side. Fresh acidity, leaner palate, focused and refreshing, good length. 88

2012 J.B.Becker Wallufer Walkenberg Riesling Kabinett trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, tight and a bit closed nose. Fresh acidity, lively if leaner palate, fresh and focused, good length. 87

3 from Feuillat-Juillot

2010 Feuillat-Juillot Montagny Crêts
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity nose, bit straight forward. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity and somewhat creamy texture, lots of apples, fresh, good length. 87

2011 Feuillat-Juillot Montagny 1er Cru Les Montcuhots
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, tropical notes and some wax on the nose. Fresh acidity, creamy texture, fruity, again some wax, good length. 87

2011 Feuillat-Juillot Montagny 1er Cru Coêres
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fresher and fruity palate, rounded texture, honey finish, good length. 88

2012 Hirschhof and 2013 Jean Paul Brun

2012 Hirschhof Riesling Spätlese trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, grapefruit, orange zest nose. Fresh acidity, fresh and fruity, rounded texture, quite delicate finish, good length. 87

2013 Jean Paul Brun Beaujolais l'Ancienenne
Bright ruby. Red berries nose, some nettles, slightly cool touch to it. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, soft and fruity palate, elegant and fresh, good length. 87

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Two 2009's from Rossignol-Trapet

2009 Rossignol-Trapet Beaune 1er Cru Les Teurons
Bright ruby. Red berries and spices nose, vanilla and minerals beneath, quite exciting nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity palate, ripe, doesn't excite quite as much as the nose, good length. 89

2009 Rossignol-Trapet Gevrey-Chambertin Vielles Vignes
Bright ruby. Red berries, elegant nose, fruity, could have more nuances even as a village. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh and elegant, rounded texture, good length. 88

08 Beau-Séjour Bécot






2008 Château Beau-Séjour Bécot
Ruby. Highly scented, blueberries and spices nose, fairly nuanced with air. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded texture, fresh and elegant. Nuanced, especially for Saint-Emilion, long. 91

2011 Les Vieux Clos and 10 Coulée de Serrant






2011 Nicolas Joly Les Vieux Clos
Towards golden. Rich honey and peach nose, some wax and minerals, rich and ripe but less so than some of the last vintages. Fresh acidity, rich and fruity, rounded texture, minerals, wax and honey, good length. 88

2010 Coulée de Serrant
Towards golden. Rich, intense, wax, apricots, honey, minerals, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe and fruity, if less so than earlier vintages, for me heading in the right direction if not there yet. Big, rich, bit alcoholic, long. 90

08 Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin


2008 Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin
Bright ruby. Vanilla, spices, darker fruits, quite intense nose, richer. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red berries, richer palate, some vanilla, good length. 89

Five from Clément Klur


2012 Clément Klur Riesling
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus and minerals nose, bit narrower. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively palate, good length. 88

2012 Clément Klur Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, citrus, detailed nose, quite elegant. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively, detailed, elegant, fresh and nuanced, long. 91

2011 Clément Klur Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg
Pale lemon yellow. Richer nose, grapefruit and pears, not as detailed, more fruity. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh palate, rounded texture, good length. 88

2010 Clément Klur Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, grapefruit, detailed, light tropical note far back. Fresh acidity, rounded texture, fruity, fresh and fairly lively, fruity finish, long. 91

 2009 Clément Klur Riesling Grand Cru Schlossberg
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, peach, scented, rose petals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh and elegant, long finish, lovely 09. 90

3 from Jean-Marc Morey

2012 Jean-Marc Morey Chassagne-Montrachet
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, tropical notes, pineapples, yellow fruits. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, bit tropical, good length. 87

2012 Jean-Marc Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Chaumées
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fruity nose but a bit easy going. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and fruity, rounded texture, fresh finish, good length. 89

2011 Jean-Marc Morey Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Caillerets
Pale lemon yellow. Tropical fruits and oaky nose. Freshish acidity, rounded, bit sweet and oaky, lacks freshness and complexity. 88

Four 2012's from Méo-Camuzet


2012 Méo-Camuzet Hautes Côtes de Nuits Clos St Philibert blanc
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, citrus and floral nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, elegant, nuanced and detailed, quite lovely but a bit short. 89

2012 Méo-Camuzet Fixin rouge
Pale ruby. Red berries, some nettles, easu going nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, rounded texture, fresh finish. 87

2012 Méo-Camuzet Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Aux Murgers
Pale ruby. Red berries, delicate and nuanced nose, fresh and elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, refreshing, fruity, crisp, detailed, lovely NSG, long. 90

2012 Méo-Camuzet Corton Les Perrières
Bright ruby. Scented, fruity, elegant and delicate nose, floral and nuanced, flirting. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, detailed, elegant if leaner palate, very fresh and bright, long. 92

Four from Laleure-Piot

2012 Laleure-Piot Pernand-Vergelesses blanc
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fresh citrusy touch nose. Fresh acidity, lively, elegant, bit lean. 86

2010 Laleure-Piot Corton-Charlemagne
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, tight nose, not giving to much. Fresh acidity, fresh and crisp, citrus, minerals, fairly detailed, long. 90-91

2010 Laleure-Piot Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses rouge
Bright ruby. Bit easy going and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity. 85

2011 Laleure-Piot Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Ile de Vergelesses rouge
Bright ruby. Red berries, fresh, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bit lean and acidic, but lively, bit skinny. 86

07 Pichon Comtesse


2007 Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
Ruby. Leaner nose, scented, cassis, starting figs with air, some barrel spices and vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, good length. Not quite as elegant as last bottle. 89

Friday, 25 July 2014

06 Cos Labory


2006 Château Cos Labory
Ruby. Red berries, leather, fruity, vanilla, spices, fresh nose and quite open for the vintage. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, fruity and elegant if a bit leaner, long finish, lovely effort. 90

06 Ormes de Pez

2006 Château Ormes de Pez
Ruby. Cassis, figs, red berries, scented and quite open nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh palate, leaner body, fairly elegant, textured finish, good length. 87

Five summer wines


2013 Feudi di San Gregorio Fallanghina Sannio
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, rounded nose, fresh citrus, apples and peach, some lightly smoky minerals. Floral. Fresh acidity, fruity and refreshing, somewhat fuller body, good length. 86

2013 Feudi di San Gregorio Fiano di Avellino
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, peach and flinty notes, summery nose. Fresh acidity, fruity and lively, minerals and citrus, riper notes, yellow plums, good length. 86

2013 La Vis Storie di Vite Rosato
Pale ruby. Fruity red berries nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded and refreshing, good length. 84


2013 Gaia Assyrtiko Wild Ferment
Pale lemon yellow. Fresh, elegant and citrusy nose, less smoky than last bottle, minerals and some peach. Fresh acidity, lively and intense, refreshing, citrus, leaner palate, focused, good length. 87

2013 Lapierre Morgon
Bright ruby. Red berries, fruity nose, slightly spicy with air, scented. Fresh acidity, ripe and few tannins, fresh and lively, red berries, elegant and fresh finish, good length. 87



Thursday, 24 July 2014

The complete notes, Sommersmakingen including 05 Chevalier-Montrachet from Leflaive, 86 Petrus and much more


2013 Villany Weninger & Gere Rosé
Pale pink. Light fruity nose, some red apples and slightly scented. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded if slightly edgy mid palate, softer finish. 84

2012 Szepsy Furmint
Served blind. Pale lemon yellow. Highly scented, floral, wax, jasmin, slight rose note on the nose. Almonds. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, rich, some honey, peach, slightly alcoholic finish. 86

2000 Philippi Pinot Gris
Served blind. Light amber. Nuts, smoky minerals, a bit oxidized nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, almonds, bit bitter, honey, wax, dried apricots, served warm but oxidative, roasted wood. Lean finish. 87


1986 Château Petrus
Served blind. Ruby, garnet rim. Cassis, blueberries, figs, prunes, leather, elegant nose, detailed, VA, rich nose. The VA blows off leaving a highly scented nose, flirting. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rounded, fruity, fairly elegant but a bit dry mid palate and the finish never catches up. Got a bit better for a while before drying a bit. More intense nose than last bottle, palate fairly similar but drier. Long. I was at Musars doors while the VA notes lasted, I went through Radici as well, ending in 89 Trotanoy. 92 at best. (95 on the nose)

2010 Gentilini Eclipse
Served blind. Ruby with pink rim. Scented, red berries, little bit warm and alcoholic, cherries, fruity nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity if leaner palate, vanilla, bit rich, fruity finish. Quite elegant Mavrodaphne. 86


2006 Brewer-Clifton Rio Vista Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir
Pale but not bright ruby. Red berries, fruity, raspberries, rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and big palate, lots of alcohol, even if leaner fruit, well done for what style it is, but hardly a great wine. 85

2007 Rinaldi Barolo
Served blind. Bright ruby with sediments. Scented, tar and roses, rich nose, tea, anise, leather and cherries nose. Fresh and high acidity, high of ripe tannins, fruity and lively, intense, cherries and red berries, little bit high alcohol making it a bit sweet, long. 90

1971 Osvaldo Barisone Barolo
Served blind. Bright ruby core with brick rim. Leather, dusty and earthy nose, liquorice. Smells tired. Fresh acidity, but dry tannins and dry palate, tired.


1961 Giacomo Conterno Monfortino
Served blind. Cloudy garnet with brick rim. Tired nose, oxidized. Broth. Very tired.

2006 Giacomo Conterno Monfortino
Served blind. Bright ruby. Tar, roses, tight, scented, anise, cherries, things happen far back, nothing happens even after two hours in decanter. Fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, tight, youthful, coffee and quite heavy. Who knows? Not like last bottle. 88-95

1999 Mastroberardini Taurasi Riserva
Served blind. Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, Christmas tree, tar and roses, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, refreshing, cherries and redcurrants, bit biting finish and somewhat hollow. Good length. 89


2007 Anselma Barolo Collaretto
Served blind. Ruby with garnet rim. Scented, tar and roses, subtle, violets, anise. Fresh and lively acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh and lively but a bit lean, scented but a bit hollow finish. Charming Barolo even so. 89

1991 Bonneau du Martray Corton
Served blind. Ruby with brick rim, lots of sediments. Red and darker berries, fruity but a bit subdued, starting sous bois. Spicy with more air. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries, elegant but slightly hollow, served a bit cool, refreshing. Long if a bit narrow. I was on 98-02 Clos de Vougeot. 92

2004 Marquis d'Angerville Volnay 1er Cru Taillepieds
Bright ruby, garnet rim. Scented, red berries, slightly herbal but not that tight or herbal for the vintage, some spices, elegant nose if not flirting. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bit tight, fruitier than last bottle, fresh and lively, bit thin. 90


2005 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet
Served blind. Towards lemon yellow. Minerals, flint, butter, lemons, elegant nose, lovely. Fresh acidity, elegant, fresh, some nuts, lemons, quite intense and fairly nuanced, detailed and long. I was on 2004 Leflaive Bienvenues. 95

1937 Giacomo Conterno Riserva
It's rare to have something as maderized as this one.

2007 Oremus Tokaji Aszu 3 Puttonyos
Bright golden. Apples, apricots, fruity, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant if a bit lean, very tropical, fresh, good length. 88


1938 Château Villargeil Rivesaltes
Ruby with very orange rim. Intense, rich, intense, coffee, massive nose but also dry notes. Fresh acidity, rich, intense, some sweetness, bit hollow, lots of alcohol, good length. 89

2006 Peter Nicolay Bernkasteler Badstube Riesling Beerenauslese
Pale golden. Apples, botrytis, minerals, light peach note, apricots, slightly spicy, bit shy nose. Fresh acidity, lively, rounded and fruity, could be fresher, elegant, bit short. 89


2005 Oremus Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos
Golden. Tropical, fruity, intense of pineapples, rich, vanilla notes, very clean and vibrant nose. Fresh acidity, lively and playful, refreshing and fruity, again vibrant, detailed, mouthwatering and long. 93

1958 Cappelano Barolo
Tired and oxidated.


The complete notes: Østfoldsmakingen including 1988 Bruno Paillard, 07 Leflaive Bienvenues and 1971 Gaja


1988 Bruno Paillard Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru
Golden with tiny bubbles (didn't show well in the glasses). Apples, nuts, minerals, flint, cool fruits, detailed, refined and elegant, not the most intense but what is there is superb. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, refined and fruity, elegant texture, incredibly detailed, very nuanced, long. 95

2013 Gaia Assyrtiko Wild Ferment
Served blind. Pale lemon yellow. Volcanic, wool, herbs, tiny peach note far behind on the nose. Fresh acidity, almost crisp, volcanic, leaner attack, quite intense, rich, and bit warm finish, good length. 88 Took the greapevariety with some help.

2005 Keller Riesling Kirchspiel Riesling GG
Towards golden. Apples, fruity, botrytis note, peach, floral notes, bit tropical. Freshish acidity, rounded and fruity, rich for Riesling,s till a bit hollow, lacks nuances and could be more complex. Long bitter finish. 92

2012 Battenfeld Spanier Frauenberg Riesling GG
Towards lemon yellow. Tighter, some minerals, cool apples, leaner but elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, more rounded palate, refreshing, citrus, green apples, fresh and long finish. 91


2008 Stags Leap Napa Valley Chardonnay
Towards golden. Rich nose, fruity, peach and yellow apples. Fresh acidity, popcorn, butter, smoky, creamy, rich and fruity, smoky finish, good length. 89

2007 Domaine Leflaive Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet
Towards lemon yellow. Detailed, layered, minerals, complex, apples, filigree minerals, stunning nose, light butter note. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, detailed, superb balance, fresh, youthful, a bit tight, very long. 96

1998 Château Léoville Barton
Ruby. Cedar, some tobacco, pencil shave, blueberries and cassis, scented and layered, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, elegant, not the most forward palate, elegant bottle, long. 91

2002 Château Pontet-Canet
Ruby. Rich nose, especially for the vintage, dark fruits, cassis, leather, coffee, and tobacco nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity but leaner palate, leather, cassis again, little bit hollow mid palate and still somewhat raw. Long. Sligjtly sweet finish. 91

2003 Châteu Branaire Ducru
Ruby. Rich and almost a touch alcoholic nose (even at 13%), highly scented, roses and fruity, blueberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rounded and soft body, some sweet notes, slightly rougher finish, good length. Not fully together. 88

2012 Akilia Chano Villar Bierzo
6033 bottles made. Ruby. Funky nose, barnyard, stable and nettles. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, cool fruit and a bit herbal, somewhat red fruity finish. 83


2012 Bodegas Laztan Nocturna Rioja
Deep ruby. Vanilla, cardamom, spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, unbalanced, woody, fruity, sweet but a bit ungainly. 80

2012 Bodegas Albamar Fusco Edicion Especial
Ruby. Fruity, forest berries, some strawberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, fruity if a bit simple, good length. 84

2011 Mestre Vilavell
Ruby. Rubber on the nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, some fruit, easy, not fully together. 81

1998 Aldo Conterno Barolo Cicala
Ruby with brick rim. Tar, roses, liquorice, morellos, rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rich and playful, lively finish, long. 90

1999 Aldo Conterno Barolo Granbussia
Ruby, thin brick rim. Tar and roses, tight, classical and still bit more fruity, leather and scented, intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, lively, cherries, anise and leather, mouthwatering, long finish. 93

1971 Gaja Barbaresco
Bright ruby with broad brick rim. Tar, roses, little bit dusty, detailed nose, violets, intense, lots of liquorice. Fresh acidity, rpe tannins, bit lean palate, prunes and figs, bit tender, detailed, cherries, anise, long. 94


1964 A. Ogier & Fils Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Garnet with broad brick rim. Prunes, leather, slightly scented, elegant nose, quite lovely nose even if lean. Fresh acidity, few tannins, lean palate, refreshing, could be more fruity, bit dry finish. Good length. 87 (Pleasure was higher)

1996 Vieux Telegraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau
Served blind. Ruby, garnet rim. Rich, fruity, gamey, hung meat nose, intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, fresh and fruity if lean, bit tight and cherries finish, bit sweet and sour. Good length. Took producer with help. 88

2009 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese
Corked

2007 Zilliken Saarburger Rausch Riesling Auslese
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, minerals, detailed, almost creamy nose. Fresh acidity, elegant and refreshing, bit leaner, some raspberries and redcurrants, fresh and lively, long. 92


2012 Keller Pius Beerenauslese
Served blind. Apples, raspberries, peach and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, playful, lean, lacks something mid palate, good length. 88

2000 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Ruby, very thin garnet rim. Slightly dark fruity nose, scented, plums note, ripe fruit but not vulgar. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, richer palate, fruity, ripe, rich, bit alcoholic, bit hollow finish. 89

2004 Gaja Ca'Marcanda
Served blind. Deep ruby, hardly garnet rim. Cassis, fruity, leather, slight cigar note and tobacco, quite tight nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and lively, quite rich, youthful, almost raw, intense, fairly detailed, long. 92

2003 Roccolo Grassi Amarone
Dark ruby. Rich nose, coffee, spices, dark fruits, rich and massive nose, big and massive. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, bitter, big and rich, alcohol, massive but a bit hollow. 88






Bouchard Meursault Perrieres and several more


2011 Bouchard Père et Fils Meursault 1er Cru Perrières
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, flinty and smokey, leaner, citrus, very fresh, opens up nicely in decanter. Fresh acidity, minerals, narrower and lots of minerals, some citrus and green apples, flinty, focused, long if narrow finish. 93

2009 Tissot Singulier Trousseau
Bright ruby, thin brick rim. Floral, scented, red berries and some darker fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, bit lean, some herbal notes and ever so slightly edgy in the finish, good length. 87

2010 Gros Frere et Soeur Vosne-Romanée
Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, raspberries, very fresh and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lively palate, bit lean but the finish narrows a bit to much, bit short. 89


2008 Hudelot-Noellat Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Murgiers
Pale ruby. Started out with relatively warm strawberries that quickly blew off but some warmth remains, leaner nose, slightly figgy, almost a mineral and earthy note far back on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh but a bit hollow, leaner finish, bit short. 89

2007 Massandra Muscat ( I'm not that good at Ukranian letters....)
Served blind. Amber, apricots, some VA, slight nutty note, orange marmalade honey and wax. Slight honey note. Fresh and quite high acidity, rich palate, caramel, sweet but manages, rich but also a bit hollow, lacks refinement, bit warm finish. Good length. 89

2004 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Josephshöfer Riesling Auslese Fuder 6
Towards golden. Rich nose, apples, spices, cinamon note, slightly red fruity, peach, absolutely lovely nose. Fresh acidity, vety rounded palate, lemons and lots of yellow apples, refreshing, tjere is development since last bottle years back but youthfull for it's age. Very elegant. 93

2003 Dr. Loosen Bernkasteler Lay Riesling Eiswein
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, apricots, peach, minerals, slightly spicy, elegant nose, fresher than last bottle a few years back. Fresh acidity, lively and youthful, refreshing, just a little bit short and lacks some nuances in the finish. 92

2010 Clos Floridene blanc, Roederer Brut Premier, 05 Phelps Insignia, 01 Raymond-Lafon and 07 Lieser LNH Aus, lange GK


2010 Clos Floridene blanc:
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, light gooseberries, grapefruit and minerals nose (stoney). Fresh acidity, fruity, lively, elegant and fresh, good length. 87

Louis Roederer Brut Premier
Pale lemon yellow, small bubbles. Apples, lemons, yeast, minerals, fruity, fairly detailed. Fresh acidity, rounded mousse, fruity and elegant, lovely balance, very together non vintage, good length. 89

2005 Joseph Phelps Insignia
Deep ruby. Fruity, dark berries, fairly rich nose, intense, ripe. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, intense, more elegant now than earlier, less rich and more balanced, but lacks the complexity, refinement and details of a wine in this price range. Long. 92

2001 Château Raymond-Lafon
Golden. Rich nose, apricots, pineapples, slight caramel, botrytis, layered and complex. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, intense, more together than last bottle a few years back, less bitter, very long finish. 93

2007 Schloss Lieser Niederberg Helden Riesling Auslese Lange Goldkapsel
Almost lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, tropical, detailed, almost floral high notes, layered and nuanced. Raspberries and peach. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh, detailed, superb balance, stunning palate, bit leaner finish, very long indeed. 95

Whites from Moestue July release

It seems the whites from the Moestue July release dissapeared somehow, here they are again.


2010 Les Caves de Hautes Côtes Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Millésimé
Pale lemon yellow, small bubbles. Apples, some yeast, light nose. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, fresh and light, light and elegant texture. 84

1999 Billecart Salmon Cuvée Nicolas Francois Billecart
Towards lemon yellow, small bubbles. Subdued yeast and mineral notes, detailed and elegant, cool apples and wet stones, light citrus note, fresh and layered. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, lively and detailed, leaner and focused, almost crisp, some pears in the finish, long. 94

2013 Quinta do Ameal Loureiro
Pale lemon yellow. Peach, apples, light citrus flowers note nose. Freshish acidity, rounded and fruity, elegant texture, slightly sweet, good length. 85

2013 Weingut Stadt Krems Kremstal Grüner Veltliner
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, subdued minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant, good length. Almost creamy texture. 85

2013 J-M Brocard Chablis Pierre de Prehy
Pale lemon yellow. Chalk and some apples nose, light citrus note nose. Fresh acidity, elegant texture, rounded, slight bitter note in finish, creamy. 85

2011 Hubert Lamy Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Frionnes
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, detailed, minerals, floral and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, lively, elegant, fresh and detailed, almost creamy with fresh citrus note, lively finish, long. 90

2012 Blain-Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet
Pale lemon yellow. Elegant nose, minerals, citrus, orange blossoms, apples, slight spicy and smokey note behind. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh, elegant, gained a bit in body since last bottle, refreshing finish. 90


2012 Christian Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, little yeast note, faint citrus, little bit closed. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, fresh, detailed, creamy, lively citrus, elegant and long. 92

2012 Christian Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, slight smoky note, citrus and some floral notes. Fresh acidity, lively, creamy, fruity and rounded, fresh, quite elegant, detailed and long. Narrow at the moment, give it lots of air, long. 93

2010 Vie di Romans Flors de Uis
Towards lemon yellow. Rich, ripe peach, wax, overripe strawberries nose. Fresh acidity, bit funky, phenolic, ripe, both sweet and dry notes, different wine, a bit all over the place. Warm finish. 89

2010 Vie di Romans Vie de Romans Chardonnay
Towards lemon yellow. Rich, honey, peach, wax, iris nose. Freshish acidity, rich, rounded, creamy, citrusy finish, bit heavy, warm finish. 88

2010 Vie di Romans Dessimis Pinot Grigio
Towards lemon yellow, orange tint. Peach, apricots, tropical notes nose, rich. Rounded texture, acidity comes more in the mid palate, fruity, ripe, rich, warm finish. 88

2013 3 Winzer 3 Winzer Riesling Trocken
BiB Pale lemon yellow. Light, fresh, floral and citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, elegant and lively, citrusy finish. 82

2013 Wittmann Estate Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Light nose, apples, citrus, floral, bit tight. Fresh acidity, fruity, elegant, fresh, fairly rounded before more acidic finish. 84

2013 Stadt Krems Riesling Steinterrassen
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light minerals, elegant subdued floral note above. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh and detailed, lively and playful, good length. 88

2012 Schäfer-Fröhlich Bockenauer Schiefergestein Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, minerals, light raspberry note, floral high notes nose. Fresh acidity, leaner, rounded, fresh and detailed, playful finish, good length. 89

2012 Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Schlossberg Riesling Kabinett
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some peach and citrus, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, rounded and elegant, fruity, fresh, good length. 88

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