Archiv für den Monat: September 2013

burgundy grand cru

Tasting Notes Master Class Burgundy Grand Cru – 14.09.13 Relais & Châteaux Rosengarten, Kirchberg

Outstanding: Musigny 2001, Vogüé

Outstanding: Musigny 2001, Vogüé

Faiveley, Clos de Cortons Faiveley 2002, Corton – Slightly developed color / still primary notes / focused / grippy / tannic / fresh acid / good structure but needs time / 2018 – 2030 / 17,5+

Robert Arnoux, Romanée St-Vivant 2004 – Developed color / restrained nose / moderate complexity / medium body /  lacks the richness and the greatness of its origin / now – 2015 / 16,5

Mongeard-Mugneret, Grands Echézeaux 2001 – Maggi / molasses / medium body / one-dimensional / lacks depth and focus / now / 14,5

Anne Gros, Richebourg 1992 – Developed color / complex / great depth and elegance / luscious texture / persistent length / will keep for another decade / 19,5

Domaine de la Romanée Conti, Echézeaux 1989 – Pure nose / mineral / spicy / firm backbone / sturdy / fresh acid / masculine style / good length / now – 2025 / 17,5

Domaine de la Romanée Conti, La Tâche 1988 – Deep developed color / complex nose / truffle / exotic spice / rich / very good depth and length / now – 2030 / 19,0+

Jean Grivot, Clos de Vougeot 2002 – Slightly developed / expressive nose / pure / structured / shows very good intensity, freshness and length / fine plus / now – 2030 / 18,0+

Méo-Camuzet, Clos de Vougeot 2005 – Intense red fruit / new oak / medium plus body / silky texture / fruit driven style / lacks the energy and structure of Grivot / now – 2025 / 16,5

Comte Georges de Vogüé, Bonnes Mares 2001 – Forward / expressive nose / fullish / textured / lot of energy / long / now to 2030 / 18,5

Comte Georges de Vogüé, Musigny 2001 – Restrained but complex nose / pure / refined / great structure and precision / intense / persistent finish / impressive wine / 2015 – 2035 / 19,5

Ponsot, Clos de la Roche Vieilles Vignes 1995 – Wild notes / meaty / medium body / tight / fresh / good length / now to 2028 / 17,5+

Domaine du Clos de Tart, Clos de Tart 2000 – Forward nose / dark fruit / ethereal / round / well balanced / good depth and length / spicy finish / now – 2025 / 18,0

Domaine Dujac, Charmes Chambertin 2002 – Intense nose / medium body / firm tannins / linear palate structure / good length / now – 2022 / 17,5

Fréderic Esmonin, Mazis Chambertin 2001 – Spicy nose / evolved / slightly harsh tannins / lacks complexity, focus and depth / now / 15,0

Pierre Damoy, Chapelle Chambertin 2003 – Forward / sweet fruit / compote / soft / round / medium length / attractive wine / 17,0 / now – 2018

Armand Rousseau, Chambertin 2001 – Slightly developed color / restrained / spicy / concentrated / fullish / needs time / 2017 – 2035 / 17,5++

Armand Rousseau, Clos St-Jacques 1995 – Evolved / complex nose / precise / firm tannins / very good structure and depth / fresh long finish / now – 2030 / 18,5

Armand Rousseau, Chambertin Clos de Beze 1988 – Complex nose / gamey / dried fruits / fine-grained tannins / firm backbone / great focus, depth and length  / truly a great wine / now – 2025 / 19,5

Impressive trio of Rousseau

Impressive trio of Rousseau