2016 Graacher Himmelreich
Fresh and fruit-driven aromas of apple, pear, stone fruit, herbal spiciness and slaty minerality in an elegant and precise, but juicy #wine Perfectly balanced and harmonious on the palate with delicate sweetness and vibrant acidity. Delicious!
Domaine G. Roumier
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru
Intriguing and intense, yet ultimately fine aromas of red fruit, spices(!), florals, ethereal layers and chalky minerality in an elegant, multi-layered and pure #wine Silky and focused on the palate with tension, vibrancy and immense length. Ultimate finesse and simply perfection from one of the greatest vineyards on the planet.
2008 Moulin à Vent
Powerful and juicy, but fresh Gamay with intense aromas of blackberry, black cherry, herbal spiciness, tea, ethereal layers, funky notes and smoky minerality. Smooth and fresh on the palate with fine acidity and mineral length. Exceptional old vine Beaujolais from granite soils.
Meursault 1er Cru
Ripe and intense, yet elegant and vibrant #wine of tropical fruits, stone fruit, iodine, herbal spiciness, smoky layers, little reduction and minerality. Fine, but present and juicy on the palate with ripe, yellow fruits, spices, fine acidity and great length. Strong 2009 where power’s meeting finesse and sophistication.
1962 Château Lafleur
Ripe and intense aromas of black fruits, earth, truffle, forest floor, intriguing sweetness, little mint and green pepper notes in a powerful, but complex and immensely fascinating #wine Deep and juicy on the palate with substance, minerality and spices. Hedonistic, very alive and long. Still at its best!
Dark and ethereal nose of dark red fruits with cherry and blackberry, Vosne spiciness, fresh herbs, earthy layers and cool, salty minerality in an elegant, focused and concentrated #wine Precise and present on the palate with perfect balance, immense depth and great length. Exceptionally strong and still young.
1995 Shiraz Mataro
Dark, but fresh aromas of blackberry, cherry, anise spiciness, mint, green walnut, orange zest and caramel in an elegant, distinct and slightly funky #wine Smooth and vital on the palate with caramel, dense fruit, spiciness and vital acidity. Long finish. As rare as magnificent.
2007 Ruchottes- Chambertin
Intense, fresh and serious #wine of dark red fruits, perfume, dark minerality, herbal freshness, meat, earthy notes and delicate spiciness. Tight, but multifaceted on the palate with cool depth, vibrant acidity and youthful tannins. Already impressive!
Fine, but intense aromas of dark berry fruit, violets, minty coolness, leather, little green layers, peppery spiciness and delicate sweetness in an elegant, but concentrated and hedonistic #wine Very present, perfectly balanced and deep on the palate with good grip, vital acidity and long finish of fruit and spiciness. Textbook Grange- absolutely beautiful. 94% Shiraz & 6% Cabernet Sauvignon.
2014 Les Tillets
Beautiful new discovery walking the line between classical and modern style with fine fruit of green apple, citrus, little reductive notes, herbal fresh- and spiciness and salty minerality. Fresh and focused, yet very elegant on the palate. Delicious and long.
2010 Clos de Vougeot
Pure, fresh and concentrated #wine of cherries, spiciness, violets, herbal freshness, perfume and dark, salty minerality. Elegant, but tight and full of tension on the palate with vibrant acidity and youthful, while approachable tannins. Finishes long and spices. Give it time and air in the decanter at this youthful stage. Impressive!
2004 Les Combettes
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Classical and fine aromas of citrus, stone fruit, herbal freshness, nutty layers, little honey and tons of salty minerality. Present, almost bold and vibrant on the palate with fine acidity and great length. Exceptional #wine
1988 Dom Perignon
Fresh and intense aromas of citrus, apples, mushroom, autumn leaves, brioche, little honey, orange peel and chalky as well as salty minerality in a youthful while beautifully matured #champagne of elegance, freshness and fascination. Fine vibrancy and presence on the palate with vital acidity, tension and juicy substance. Beautiful length and balance. Exceptional #wine
It was a Chardonnay vintage and, due to that, it was only the second vintage at Krug where Chardonnay dominated the blend with 45%. Intense aromas of candied yellow fruits, hazelnuts, orange zest, mixed herbs, delicate spiciness, raisins, little honey and caramel in an elegant and creamy but precise and fresh #wine Drink or keep this magnificent #champagne
1998 Martha‘s Vineyard
Expressive aromas of black fruits, cassis, eucalyptus, tobacco, leather, anise spiciness and vanilla sweetness in an elegant, sweet and juicy, but complex #wine of depth and beauty. Acidity and delicate sweetness meet on the palate. Very good length and grip. Old school Napa Cab as it should be.