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Saturday, 6 July 2019

Winetailors julinyheter



Bellenos Cremant de Bourgogne Brut
Kr 169,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, lighter nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, elegant. Bit sweet. 85

Gimonnet Extra Brut 1er Cru
Kr 369,90
Pale lemon yellow. Some brioche, apples, yellow fruits and bread crumbs nose. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, fresh, yeasty, good length. 89

Gimonnet Rosé de Blancs
Kr 399,90
Pale pink. Red fruity, apples and minerals nose, some yeast. Fresh acidity, minerals, firm and focused, some yeast, good length. 89

2017 Roche de Bellene Bourgogne Chardonnay
Kr 189,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, apples, some vanilla, rounded, good length. 86

2016 Roche de Bellene Saint-Aubin VV
Kr 309,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some citrus and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, some minerals, elegant, creamy, good length. 89

2017 Domaine de Bellene Saint-Aubin
299,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, lemons, some vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, lemons, spices, elegant texture, long. 90

2016 Roche de Bellene Chassagne-Montrachet VV
Kr 479,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, some vanilla and spices. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, spices, minerals, nuanced, elegant, long. 90

2016 Roche de Bellene Puligny-Montrachet VV
Kr 489,90
Pale lemon yellow. Citrus, apples, minerals, some vanilla nose, elegant. Fresh acidity, fruity, minerals, apples, lemons, nuanced, long. 90

2017 Rapet Pernand-Vergelessez Les Combottes
Kr 419,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, some spices, bit nutty nose. Fresh acidity, ripe fruity, apples, yellow fruits, elegant, good length. 89

2017 Rapet Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Clos de Village
Kr 559,90
Corked

2017 Rapet Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Sous Fretille
Kr 559,-
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some lemons, spices, vanilla nose, citrusy and vanilla. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, minerals, detailed, nuanced and long. 90

2017 Rapet Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru En Caradeux
Kr 559,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons and vanilla nose, spices. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, spices, citrus, intense, long. 91

2017 Rapet Corton-Charlemagne
Kr 1199,-
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, minerals, some vanilla, detailed nose, tight and nuanced, firm. Fresh acidity, apples, citrus, spices, firmer structure, lemons, intense, long. 94

2017 Pieropan Soave Calvarinho
Kr 250,-
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, citrus, floral, bergamot nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, minerals, fairly intense, detailed, long. 90

2017 Pieropan Soave La Rocca
Kr 329,-
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, rich citrus, ripe oranges and orange blossoms, layered nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, intense, some spices, bergamot and oranges, elegant texture, long. 92

2017 Zind-Humbrecht Muscat Goldert
Kr 379,90
Pale lemon yellow. Floral, fruity, spices, nuanced, roses nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, some soapiness, good length. 89

2017 Zind-Humbrecht Pinot Gris Rotenberg
Kr 379,90
Pale straw yellow. Fruity, apples, some spices and faint citrus, yellow fruity. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, elegant, detailed, nuanced, playful, lovely freshness for Pinot Gris. 90

2016 Nikolaihof Im Weingebirge Grüner Veltliner Federspiel
Kr 274,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, some yellow fruits, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, elegant texture, yellow fruits and spices, good length. 89

2002 Nikolaihof Riesling Vinothek
Kr 1299,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, light touch of honey and petrol, lilies. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, elegant texture, nuanced, detailed, somewhat creamy, some fruit stones, long. 94

2018 Schloss Lieser Riesling QbA
Kr 164,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fresh, fruity, elegant nose. Citrus. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, some citrus, crisp. 85

2017 Schloss Lieser Riesling Kabinett XX
Kr 189,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some citrus, fresh and bright nose.fresh acidity, apples, lemons, bright and crisp, refreshing, mouthwatering even, good length. 89

2018 Egon Müller Scharzhof QbA
Kr 530,30
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, lemons, some spices and grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, lemons, tight, and bright. 89

2017 Château Lamothe Vincent SB
Kr 169,90
Pale lemon yellow. Light vanilla and grapefruits nose, some herbs. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, some apples, leaner. 84

2018 Henry Natter Sancerre Cuvée Francois de la Grange de Montigny
Kr 289,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, some grapefruits nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, grapefruits and spices, good length. 89

2018 Ca’ del Baio Sermine Langhe Chardonnay
Kr 209,-
Pale lemon yellow. Vanilla, some yellow fruits, spicy nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, elegant texture, creamy, good length. 88

2018 Potel Aviron Bonnet Rouge Gamay
Kr 169,90
Ruby. Red berries, fruity, floral nose, blueberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red fruity, structured, good length. 85

2018 Yohan Lardy Poppy Gamay
Kr 169,90
Ruby. Scented, red berries, anise nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, red fruity, some structure to it, good length. 86

2018 Yohan Lardy Fleurie Le Vivier
Kr 229,90
Ruby. Scented, red fruits, some blueberries nose. Fruit driven. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red and darker berries, good length. 87

2016 Yohan Lardy Moulin-a-Vent Les Michelons
Kr 244,90
Bright ruby. Scented, red fruity, lighter nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bright red fruity, elegant texture, detailed. 89

2017 Ca’ del Baio Langhe Nebbiolo
Kr 198,-
Bright ruby. Spices, liquorice, some tar nose. Cherries and raspberries behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, firm, structured, tight, detailed, good length. 88

2017 Roche de Bellene Bourgogne Pinot Noir VV
Kr 189,90
Bright ruby. Red berries, some anise, light nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, bright red fruity, elegant. 85

2017 Roche de Bellene Côte de Nuits-Village VV
Kr 319,90
Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, anise, lightly floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, bright and fresh. 87

2016 Roche de Bellene Gevrey-Chambertin Vv
Kr 400,-
9196 bottles made. Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, peppery nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, red fruity, bright acidity, good length. 90

2017 Roche de Bellene Volnay
Kr 399,90
6360 bottles made. Bright ruby. Red berries, anise, darker fruits and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, red fruity, some spices, elegant texture, good length. 89

2015 Château Barreyre
Kr 169,90
Ruby. Blueberries, light vanilla note and dark fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, red fruity, bit short. 84

1985 Château Bel-Air Lagrave
Kr 399,90
Ruby, brick rim. Tobacco, leather, some figs and prunes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leather, sweet and sour, some figs, tobacco and prunes, good length. 87

2015 Macan Classico
Kr 439,90
Ruby. Blueberries, anise, spices, scented, nuanced, floral, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruity, red berries, spices, seems to be finding itself more than the first few vintages, this is more classic Rioja and all the better for it. 92

2014 Macan
Kr 649,90
Ruby. Scented, red fruity, vanilla, darker fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries and dark fruits, spices, liquorice, long. 93

2014 Vega-Sicilia Valbuena 5
Kr 1099,-
Ruby. Dark fruits, anise, spices, liquorice, detailed nose, intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries and spices, liquorice, detailed, long. Sweet dark fruits. 92

2006 Vega-Sicilia Unico
Kr 2799,90
Ruby. Blueberries, vanilla, dark berries, liquorice, scented, almost floral behind, layered and nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruity, spices, liquorice, layered and detailed, intense and long. 96


2018 Falchetto Moscato d’Asti
Kr 154,90
Pale lemon yellow. Light and fresh fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, juicy, refreshing. 85

2018 Falchetto Brachetto
Kr 159,90
Bright ruby. Light red fruity fresh nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, red berries, bright. 85



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2018 Geiler Riesling XX
Kr 136,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, fresh nose, lighter. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, lemons, spices, elegant, really refreshing. 83

2018 Dreissigacker Dry Riesling Organic XX
Kr 143,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, pears nose. Fresh acidity, apples, citrus, lemons, refreshing. 86

2018 Villa Maria Private Bin Organic Sauvignon Blanc 
Kr 184,90
Pale lemon yellow. Cats pee and herbs nose. Refreshing, leaner, apples and herbs. Some grapefruits. 83

2017 Vacheron Sancerre Chambrates XX
Kr 429,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, grapefruits, detailed and nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, detailed, nuanced, intense, layered, long. 91

2017 Vacheron Sancerre Le Paradis XX
Kr 444,-
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, minerals, chalky notes nose. Fresh acidity, apples, lemons, minerals, tight, nuanced, detailed, long. Superb! 93

2017 Vacheron Sancerre Les Romains XX
Kr 329,-
Pale lemon yellow. Floral, nuanced, layered, detailed, citrus, lime and lemons nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, lemons, spices, grapefruits, detailed, beautiful length and balance. 94

2018 Dreissigacker Pinot Noir Rose Organic XX
Kr 157,90
Pale salmon. Light red fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, light red fruity, good length. 83

Aga Sideri Lagmann Sider
Kr 159,90
Svært god og rund sider. 

Aga sideri Humlepung
Kr 159,90
Rikere, syrlig med tropiske frukter og humle. 

Fernando de Castilla Antique Fino
Kr 339,90
Golden. Rich, nutty, apricots, intense nose. Intense palate, nutty, almost peaty, rich and intense. Long. 93

Fernando de Castilla Amontillado
Kr 369,90
Amber. Rich, intense, spicy, smoky, nutty nose. Fresh acidity, creamy, smoky, rich and intense, layered, dense, nutty, long. 94

Fernando de Castilla Oloroso
Kr 399,90
Amber. Intense, nutty, creamy, peat and butter scotch nose. Fresh acidity, intense, spices, nutty, creamy, dried fruits, long. 94

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2017 Patrick Pestre Hautes Cotes de Beaune blanc
Kr 199,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, light nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, some citrus and vanilla. 85

2017 Patrick Pestre Hautes Côtes de Beaune rouge
Kr 199,90
Bright ruby. Light red fruity nose, spices, herbs. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lean and herbal. 83

2016 Le Bordeaux de Larrivet Haut-Brion
Kr 184,90
Ruby. Red berries, anise, some herbs nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries and spices. 84

2018 Le Bordeaux de Larrivet Haut-Brion
Kr 184,90
Pale lemon yellow. Some apples and yellow fruits nose, light. Fresh acidity, apples, light bodied, fruity. 84


2018 Palacios Fefinanes Albarino
Kr 229,90
Pale lemon yellow. Light yellow fruity nose, fresh and nuanced. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples and citrus, playful. 87

2015 CVNE Monopole Classico
Kr 250,-
Pale lemon yellow. Light herbal notes nose, some yellow fruits. Fresh acidity, apples, rounded, almonds. 82

2016 Contino Blanco
Kr 300,-
10.428 bottles made. Apples, some nuts and spices, some citrus nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, spices, some herbs, citrus, long. Some nuts. 90

2018 Chivite Las Fincas Rosado
Kr
Watery pink. Light herbal and fresh nose and palate. 79

2018 CVNE Rosado
Kr 150,-
Pink. Light red fruity nose. Fresh red fruity palate. 80

2015 Contino Rosado
Kr 300,-
1881 bottles made. Garnet. Red fruity, apples, some anise notes nose. Fresh acidity, red berries, fresh and fruity, raspberries, good length. 87

2017 CVNE Garnacha XX
Kr 159,90
Ruby. Red fruity, some spices, blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries, structured, good length. 85

2016 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva
Kr 259,90
Bright ruby. Cherries, anise, liquorice and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, cherries, structured, firmer texture, detailed, good length. 89

2017 CVNE Medianas
Kr 250,-
Ruby. Blueberries, herbs and liquorice nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, herbs and spices, liquorice, good length. 86



Monday, 10 June 2019

The most crazy Saturday of my life!










OK, the first five Champagne's was Friday evening, the rest of these wines was Saturday, from morning until night. This was a day and a weekend I will remember for the rest of my life! Nearly all were served blind.

1989 Veuve Cliquot La Grande Dame
3 liter. Medium deep straw yellow. Original release. Apples, some brioche, pears, rounded, touch of autumn leaves nose, intense rather than complex. Fresh acidity but smooth with very rounded and creamy mousse, elegant and nuanced, fruity and long. 93

1989 Veuve Cliquot La Grande Dame
Magnum. Disgorged winter around 2017/2018. Besides the above quite another animal, crisper, brighter and fresher, more chalky and somewhat lemony both om nose and palate, more energetic, longer finish. Touch lighter colour as well even from smaller format. 94

1983 Moet Chandon Grand Vintage Collection
Magnum. Corked.

1985 Palmer Blanc de Blancs Collection 
Magnum. Straw yellow. Intense brioche and burnt bread crumbs with some yellow fruits and more towards flinty minerals nose. Fresh acidity, bright, fresh and lively, playful and detailed, lovely balance, quite mouthwatering and long. 95

1989 Lanson Noble Cuvée
Magnum. Straw yellow. Chalk and oysters nose, some citrus and yellow apples nose. Fresh acidity, bordering on crisp mousse, mouthwatering and minerals but would have benefited from a bit more body and weight for many drinkers, long. 93



1987 Rosemont Estate Hunter Valley Chardonnay
Pale amber. Light fruity nose, nuts and oxidised citrus. Quite oxidated palate. 77

1989 Gresser Moenchberg Riesling Vendange Tardives
Bright amber. Light pears and raisins nose. Fresh acidity, light, fruity, bit bitter, lacks som concentration. 84

1985 Marcel Deiss Gewurztraminer Saint Hippolyte
Golden. Some roses and apples nose. Fresh acidity, light palate, somewhat drying out but enjoyable. 85

1985 Chalone Vineyard Monterey Chardonnay
Towards amber. Some nuts and toffee notes nose, light. Fresh acidity, light palate, very mature, easy going. 81

1982 Springton Barossa Riesling
Amber. Light oxidated apples nose. Gone on the palate. 

1988 Hamilton Russel Hermanus Pinot Noir
Bright garnet. Red berries, some sous bois, lightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, some red fruits, drying out. 84

1982 CVNE Vina Real Reserva
Bright ruby, garnet rim. Light red berries nose, very mature, earthy. Fresh acidity, light, drying. 81

1987 Louis M Martin Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Ruby, garnet rim. Herbs and cedar nose. Light, fresh, enjoyable. 85

1989 Jacob's Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
Ruby, brick rim. Red berries, light nose. Light body and palate, easy going. 82

1986 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino
Ruby, brick rim. Liquorice and spices, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, some tannins still, cherries, lighter, elegant. 87

1985 CVNE Imperial Reserva
Bright ruby. Red berries, anise, some floral notes, liquorice. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lighter bottle, some spices, quite elegant. 88

1985 Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir
Brown. Dead. 



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1981 Domaine de la Romanée Romanée-Saint-Vivant
Amber. Dead. 

1981 Château Cheval Blanc
Ruby, garnet rim. Leather, some mint, scented, lighter nose, tobacco, very mature nose, elegant. Some bell peppers. Fresh acidity, some tannins, lean palate, light body, bit short. 86

1981 Château Palmer
Ruby, garnet rim. Red berries, some cherries and anise, leaner nose, touch spicy and herbal. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, some herbs, anise, leaner, bit rustic. 83

1981 Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Ruby, thin brick rim. Scented, red berries, anise, some spices, leather, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, some spices, light, red berries, cherries, good length but too lean for many. 88

1981 Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Mouline
Ruby, brick rim. Red berries, anise, some spices, herbal nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bit hollow mid palate, leaner, herbal, some wood notes, drying out. 83


1984 Domaine Ponsot Clos de la Roche
Bright ruby with broad brick rim. Red berries, anise, some spices, touch of liquorice nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, some figs and dates, lean finish. 83

1984 Pesquera Reserva
Bright ruby, garnet rim. Leaner, red berries, anise nose, bit thin. Slight floral note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, red berries, some anise and spices, has something to it. 87

1984 Dominus
Ruby, thin brick rim. Anise, coffee, dark fruits, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, some coffee, anise, some spices, bit herbal finish, some dates. Long, if not the most gracefull. 93

1984 Opus One
Ruby. Scented, detailed, nuanced, some leather, elegant, lovely nose, not too intense, cigars and tobacco. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, detailed, spices, layered, nuanced, structured, firm, quite intense, just goes on and on, long. Almost dense. 96

1984 Jaboulet Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Cedres
Ruby. Scented, red berries, anise, some cherries, floral, nuanced nose. Charming nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruits, anise, some spices, detailed, nuanced, long. 93


1986 Chateau Latour a Pomerol
Bright ruby. Anise, liquorice, spices, dark berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, some spices. Structured, long but narrow. 91

1986 Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
Corked. 

1986 Château Mouton Rothschild
Ruby. Coffee, anise, blueberries, some spices, some leather, detailed but on the rich and ripe side. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruity, anise, some spices, bit woody finish. Two hours in decanter. Not enough! 96

1986 Penfolds Grange
Ruby. Mint, fruity, dark berries, anise, some spices, eucalyptus nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries, anise, leaner fruit and body, cherries sweet and sour, yet minerals, nuanced, long. Superb finish. Got the wine blind but thought it was 1989. 97

1986 Penfolds BIN 707
Ruby. Dark fruits, anise, some spices, herbal, peppery, eucalyptus nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, dark berries going over to red berries, structure and mint, long. 93




1989 Gaja Langhe Rosso Costa Russi
Ruby, garnet rim. Anise, red berries, anise, some spices, touch of coffee, somewhat denser nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruity, structured, firm, dark berries and spices, long. 93

1988 Château Haut-Brion
Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, spices, fresh, nuanced, detailed, scented, superb nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, nuanced, cassis, structured, firm, detailed, long. 95

1986 Henschke Hill of Grace
Ruby. Ripe, rich, dark fruity, some spices, liquorice nose. Mint. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, rich, sweet, almost jammy, long. Nailed the wine, not the vintage. 93

1989 Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle
Ruby. Blueberries, spices, dark berries, some scented, cherries and chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, rounded, sweet, dark berries, spices, long. 94

1989 Henschke Hill of Grace
Ruby. Dark fruity, spices, blueberries, anise, some spices, some eucalyptus notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruity, spices, blueberries, some spices, nuanced, dark berries, long. Not as sweet and jammy as the 1986 and better for it. 93


1985 Château Lafite Rothschild
Lightly corked. 

1985 Château Mouton Rothschild
Ruby, thin brick rim. Cassis, blueberries, anise, nuanced, scented, detailed, almost floral nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, lovely balance, long. 95

1985 Sassicaia
Ruby. Blackberries, anise, spices, fruity, denser, some jammy notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, nuanced, detailed, spices, long. 96

1985 Henschke Hill of Grace
Corked. 

1985 Jospeh Phelps Insignia
Ruby. Blueberries, anise, some spices, blackberries, detailed, vanilla, layered and rich nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, some spices, blueberries, spices, long. 93


1983 Château Ausone
Ruby, garnet rim. Blueberries, spices, fruity, scented, nuanced nose, lifted, some minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, some spices, anise, leaner minty and chocolate and quite woody mid palate. Long. 91

1983 Opus One
Corked.

1989 Caymus Special Selection
Ruby, brick rim. Anise, spices, herbs, earthy, some spices, very mature nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, some spices, leaner, tobacco notes, long if narrower. 91

1989 Vega-Sicilia Unico
Ruby, brick rim. Blueberries, anise, spices, anise, some spices, eucalyptus, nuanced nose. Iron touch. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, some spices, anise, dried fruits, tobacco finish. Long. 96

1988 Petrus
Ruby, garnet rim. Anise, blueberries, some spices, scented, elegant nose, fairly detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, elegant, lovely balance, some cherries, figs, dates, long. 94


1987 Sassicaia
Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, spices, eucalyptus, nuanced, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, spices, blueberries, anise, mature, long. bit dry, a very slight cork on this one. Before the cork taint got too intense. 91

1987 Isole e Olena
Ruby, garnet rim. Anise, some liquorice and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, some spices, leaner fruit and body. 87

1987 Jospeh Phelps Eisele Vineyard 
Ruby. Anise, blueberries, some spices, eucalyptus, some minerals, scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries, juicy, spices, detailed, structured, less sweet nose suggests, long. 94

1987 La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890
Garnet, brick rim. Some figs, dried fruits, some anise nose. Floral. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, red berries, anise and spices, touch dry, long. 90

1987 Niebaum-Coppola Rubicon
Ruby. Anise, blueberries, spices, blackberries, spices, almost juicy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, long. 94

1988 Ornellaia
Corked.

1984 Henri Jayer Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Cros Parantoux
Ruby, garnet rim. Red berries, anise, sous, bois, some floral notes, cherries and figs, elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, leaner, red fruity, some spices. Has elegance behind, bit dusty pulls it down. Served blind. 89

1988 Meo-Camuzet Corton
Bright ruby. Red berries, anise, spices, some herbs, peppery touch nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, anise, lighter, long. 91

1988 Tortochot Chambertin
Bright ruby, red berries, scented, bright, fresh and fruity, nuanced, detailed nose, superb nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, scented, red berries, anise, some spices, bit lean finish. 94

1988 Château Lafite Rothschild
Ruby. Anise, cherries, figs, dates, some spices, lightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, some spices, nuanced, detailed, long. 93

1988 Gaja Barolo Sperss
Ruby. Cassis, cherries, dark fruits, lots of vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, spices, cherries, drying finish. 90


1982 Château Léoville Las Cases
Ruby. Blueberries, anise, some spices, blackberries, some spices nose, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, some spices, blueberries, anise, spices, blackberries, juicy with structure, long. 97

1982 Château Cheval Blanc
Ruby. Anise, blueberries, some spices, dark berries, detailed and nuanced, some cedar notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, anise, some spices, nuanced, detailed, some spices, liquorice touch, cedar, long. 96

1982 Château Latour
Ruby. Dark fruits, anise, some spices, blackberries, ripe, fruity, mature, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, dark berries, good length. Off bottles. 89

1982 Château Margaux
Ruby. Blueberries, some cassis, anise, some spices, minerals, detailed, nuanced, floral, bright and exotic nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, nuanced, detailed, layered, spices, juicy, long. 99

1982 Penfolds BIN 820 
Ruby. Blackberries, jammy, spices, liquorice, nuanced, layered nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark fruity, spices, blackberries, eucalyptus, nuanced, long. 94


1989 Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint-Jacques
Pale red ruby, brick rim. Red berries, anise, some spices, herbs, leaner nose With air it brightens up nicely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, red berries, some spices, juicy, long. 95

1989 Château Lafleur
Ruby. Spices, dark berries, anise, some spices, anise, ripe, blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, nuanced, a bit woody still, long. 95

1989 Le Pin
Ruby. Blackberries, anise, some spices, ripe, rich and dense nose, nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, spices, blackberries, ripe, nuanced, detailed, incredible length, just doesn't stop. 100

1989 Dominus
Ruby. Anise, blueberries, scented, detailed, intense, layered, bright, fruity, detailed, elegant, superb nose, so scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, detailed, playful, nuanced, elegant, layered, stunning, long. 98

1989 Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Ruby. Scented, red berries, floral, nuanced, layered, superb nose, bright and detailed. Exceptional nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, some spices, nuanced, detailed, layered, spices, some anise, layered, superb length. 100


1988 Penfolds Grange
Ruby, garnet rim. Eucalyptus, spices, anise, liquorice, mint, ripe nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, dried fruits, cherries, raspberries, bit drying finish but layered and nuanced, long. Coffee. 94

1980 Beaulieu Vineyards BV Georges de Latour Private Reserve
Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, anise nose, dried fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dried fryits, lacks body, drying. 86

1985 Château Cheval Blanc
Ruby. Blueberries, anise, some spices, liquorice, some figs, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, fruity, elegant and nuanced, detailed, some spices, lovely balance, long. 94

1982 Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Ruby. Blackberries, anise, some mint, dark berries, richer nose. Vanilla, touch of coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, dark berries, anise, nuanced, detailed, spices, layered, some depth, long indeed. 98

1989 Château Tertre Roteboef
Ruby. Dark fruits, cassis, some spices, blackberries, some vanilla, ripe, some coffee notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, blackberries, blueberries, some spices, nuanced, detailed, elegant, nuanced, long. 95


1982 Mumm Rosé
Magnum. Amber. Oxidative notes, fruity still, nutty, very mature. Light red fruity palate, nutty, leaner, oxidative. 83

1985 Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux
Pale lemon yellow. Smoky, spices, nutty, corked. 

1988 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fresh, fruity, minerals, pure fruity nose. Fresh acidity, apples, minerals, fresh, fruity, elegant, nuanced, lovely balance, long. 94

1988 Wegeler Geheimrat J Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, some minerals, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, some citrus, minerals, elegant, long. 91

1989 Bouchard Meursault 1er Cru Genevrieres
Amber. Apples, smoky, fresh, fruity, nuanced, spices, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, nuts, almonds, detailed, spices, marzipan, long. Mature. 93

1988 Nicolas Joly Coulée de Serrant
Pale lemon yellow. Honey, some yellow fruits, spices nose. Fresh acidity, spices, honey, vanilla, almonds, spices, nuanced, long. 94

1988 Guigal Hermitage blanc
Pale lemon yellow. Almonds, apples, some spices, minerals, some flinty notes nose. Freshish acidity, minerals, smoky, spices, nuanced, lacks some lift. 92




1988 Château Haut-Brion blanc
Towards straw yellow. Pears, bananas, almonds nose. Fresh acidity, apples, some citrus, bananas, nuts, almonds, marzipan, nuanced, has details but also quite ripe in a way. 94

1987 Ramonet Montrachet
Straw yellow. Fruity, honey, pears nose, some nuts. Fresh acidity, smoky spicy and very nutty almost peaty finish. 85

1982 Comte Lafon Meursault 1er Cru Perrières
Straw yellow. Some candied lemons, honey, anise, spices, leaner nose. Fresh acidity, lemons, spices, apples, nutty, minerals, smoky, long if a bit narrow finish. 89

1988 Leroy Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Chenevottes
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, spices, minerals, nuanced, some lemons, buttery nose. Fresh acidity, apples, minerals, detailed, nuanced, apples, lemons, nuanced, long. 95

1986 Jaboulet Hermitage Sterimberg
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, some spices, fresh, fruity, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, bitter notes, some spices, fresh, bit leaner, not the best balance, but long. 90

1989 Domaine Huet Vouvray Cuvée Constance
Amber. Apricots, spices, fruity, ripe, minerals, some raisins nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, juicy, minerals, almonds, playful, long. 93


1986 Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Blanc
3000 bottles made. Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, nuanced, detailed, elegant nose, minerals, nuanced, superb nose. Fresh acidity, minerals, spices, lemons, nuanced, detailed, superb, gorgeous balance, layered, magic finish. 98



1986 Château d'Yquem
Golden. Apricots, fruity, details, pineapples, nuanced, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, pineapples, some spices, nuanced, bit bitter, long. 97

1988 Château d'Yquem
Golden. Pineapples, apricots, some spices, some vanilla, tight nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, pineapples, nuanced, detailed, elegant, vanilla and spices, bright yet dense, long. 94

1989 Guiraud
Golden. Dried fruits, anise, some spices, apricots, raisins nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, some spices, nuanced, long. 90

1989 Yquem
Golden. Rich, fruity, apricots, some spices, some vanilla, touch of caramel nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apricots, some spices, elegant, touch bitter, some raisins, long. 96

1982 Suduiraut
Corked

1982 Suduiraut
Golden. Apricots, pineapples, elegant nose, fruity with some vanilla. Fresh acidity, fruity, pineapples, some spices, nuanced, long if somewhat narrow. 91

1988 Oremus Tokaji 5 Puttonyos 
Amber. Dried fruits, some nuts, raisins, detailed, some spices nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, apples, fruity, nuanced, detailed, playful, long. 92