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Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Saint Estephe tasting

2001 Château Couhins-Lurton blanc
MAY 15 Pale lemon yellow. Apples, grapefruits, some blackcurrants leaf, minerals and spices nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, rounded, lively, apples, grapefruits, lemons and minerals, playfula nd long. 90

2012 Günther Steinmetz Kestener Paulinshofberg
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some oranges, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, lively, elegant, rounded, bit short. 88

2012 A. J. Adam Hofberg Riesling GG
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, fruity, minerals, orange blossoms nose. Fresh acidity, rounded, fruity, elegant, fresh, detailed, long. 91

2010 Château Lafon-Rochet
MAY 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, vanilla, cassis, spices, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, spices, barrel notes fairly evident still, long. Vanilla finish. 91

2008 Château Meyney
Ruby. Cassis, vanilla, spices, fruity, quite intense, dark berries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, vanilla up front, structured, coffee and bitter chocolate, good length. 89

2006 Château Meyney
Ruby. Cassis, scented, tobacco, cedar notes behind, minerals, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, intense, fruity, slight herbal note, maybe even a few astringent tannins, bell peppers, juicy fruit, long. 90

2010 Château Phélan Ségur
Ruby. Scented, vanilla, dark fruits, light floral note, minerals, elegant and nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh, lively, elegant, almost smooth fruit even if structured and youthful, long. 93

1976 Château Phélan Ségur
Bottom neck fill. Bright ruby, thin brick rim. Lean nose, a few figs and some liquorice, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, lean, thin, drinkable but drying. Some cherry stones. 82

2005 Château Calon-Ségur
Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe, intense, spices, floral, some vanilla and spices, coconut. Beautiful nose with air, brighter. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh, dark fruits, some red berries, smooth texture, long finish. 95

2004 Château Calon-Ségur
Ruby. Scented, red berries, floral, detailed nose, nuanced, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, cassis, fruity, structured, some vanilla, elegant and detailed, long. 92

1999 Château Calon-Ségur
Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, red berries, floral, dark fruits, elegant, nuanced, refined, beautiful nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, lively, red berries, elegant and nuanced, bit woody finish to be picky, long. 93

1996 Château Calon-Ségur
Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, floral, leather, anise, red and darker berries, lovely nose. Tobacco and cigars. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh, elegant, nuanced, red berries, slightly structured and could be longer. There is a discussion if this bottle is optimal. 94

1983 Château Calon-Ségur
Top shoulder fill. Bright ruby, brick rim. Cherries, leather, red berries, elegant fruit, scented, floral notes, delicate, almost Burgundian. Sous bois. Candied strawberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, fruity, elegant, refreshing, still tannins, red berries, lively, cherries, fresh, long. 93

2009 La Dame de Montrose
Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla, quite intense, rich, some coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, leaner palate than nose suggest, leaner finish, dark fruits. 89

2004 Château Montrose
Ruby. Cassis, red berries, leather, anise, floral, detailed, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, lively, elegant, slightly fruitier bottle than last bottle, long. 92

1998 Château Montrose
Ruby, thin garnet rim. Scented, dark fruits, elegant nose, cedar, light tobacco, cassis, floral notes, seductive nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries, cassis, elegant, fresh and fruity. Slightly more youthful than a bottle last month. 92

1995 Château Montrose
Ruby, garnet rim. Cassis, red berries, scented, detailed nose, elegant, light tobacco, cedar, liquorice and leather, floral high nose, lovely nose, beautiful. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, elegant, lively, fruity, detailed, elegant, starting to drink beautifully, even if it will still be a long haul. Better than last bottle. 95

1975 Château Montrose
Very top shoulder fill. Brigth ruby, garnet rim. Cassis, leather, bramble, scented, behind tobacco and figs, elegant and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, minerals, almost salty, detailed, nuanced, bit fruitier than last bottle, quite youthful bottle, structured, slightly drying finish, coffee. 92

1959 Château Montrose
Danish bottling, E. Troels-Smith, Copenhagen. Top shoulder fill. Ruby, brick rim. Leather, figs, mature, more evolved than last bottle, cedar, earthy nose. Fresh acidity, few tannins, some dark berries, sweet and sour, iodine and light metallic note before it actually ads some prunes in the finish. 91

2006 Les Pagodes de Cos
Ruby. Herbs, dark fruits, coffee, nettles. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, bit ungainly, lacks balance. Bitter and edgy. 84

2003 Château Cos d'Estournel
Deep ruby. Ripe, dark fruits, intense, liquorice, plums, cassis, massive nose, coffee, dark chocolate. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, intense, sweet, fruity, jammy, coffee, rich, ripe, long. 93

1999 Château Cos d'Estournel
Ruby. Dark fruits, slight bell peppers nose, exotic, spices, coffee. Slightly scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, rich, some vanilla notes, spices, fruity, long but somewhat edgy. 91

1985 Château Cos d'Estournel
Ruby, garnet rim. Bottle bought new en primeur by owner. Dark fruits, light herbal touch, spicy and vanilla, not that elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, bit hollow, there is fruit here but it lacks nuance, fairly refreshing. 88

1970 Château Cos d'Estournel
Bottom neck fill. Ruby, thin garnet rim. Spices, cassis, blueberries, figs, liquorice, plums, black tea and citrus. Exotic. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, intense, red berries, fruity, it is leaner body wise but quite intense, playful, bit lean, lovely. More pleassure than points. 92

1959 Château Cos d'Estournel
Danish bottling, Carl Permins Vinhandel Copenhagen. Top shoulder fill. Ruby, orange rim. Dark fruits, mint, coffee, dark chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, leaner palate, sweet and sour, lean and thin. 82

2005 Château Bastor Lamontagne
Pale golden. Apricots, pineapples, fruity nose, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively, elegant, not the most complex, fresh. 88

1989 Château Guiraud
Pale amber. Fruity, intense, apricots, caramel, fruity, intense nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, intense, rich, caramel, apricots, grilled pineapples, ripe and sweet, long. 93

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