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Potel Beaune Grèves 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

Chardonnay: Allen Meadows, Burghound 97 "As it should be, this is the best wine here with its compelling nose of acacia blossom, distinctly ripe orchard fruit and gorgeously exotic spice notes that seem to keep changing every few minutes followed by classy, pure and fine flavors that possess both seriously impressive power and wonderful elegance, which continues onto the multi-dimensional, dense, long and palate staining finish. This is very much of a baby and will need plenty of time to really open up so be prepared to wait. Note that there was a trace of reduction on the nose so it would be best to decant this for 30 minutes first if curiosity gets the best of you! Don't miss!"

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Layered Rice Pudding

RiceSelect's fragrant Jasmati® is blended with eggs, milk and fall's favorite spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, to create a delicious rice pudding, which is layered on top of fluffy cream cheese and abuttery pecan crust. Pairs well with a bold, tawny port with flavors of dried fruits, nuts, and spices.

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Editorial Reviews for Potel Beaune Grèves

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065212,809
3.00 5
11/12/2008

This opens sappy and sweet with oak to the fore and a background of licorice spice. There is a deep, roast meat, veal reduction edge to the fruit and high tones of cola and floral tones. In the mouth this is bright with a bit of an extracted feel. Simple cherry and cranberry fruit is presented in a modernish package of clumsy tannins and elevated alcohol that yields an inelegant whole though the finish does offer a pleasant medicinal note. 86pts


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Snooth User: Val13
114220610
3.50 5
05/12/2009

Nose is musky and forest-like, sort of like men's cologne. Lots of currant with a little raspberry on the end. Light tannins, light acid, but still good medium body and finish. Unsure what this would pair with, food-wise.


Snooth User: rbauch
795216
5.00 5
08/20/2009

This is a beautiful wine, even now, though it has more than a dozen more years to go. Perfumed citrus hints lightly veil the rich but elegant varietal qualities that reveal themselves in abundance as the wine opens up.


Snooth User: zufrieden
2593863,854
4.00 5
11/27/2010

Deep cherry black color. Redolent of garden-variety flowers such as violets and even dying hyacinth with that wild, used leather to which we can add horse sweat. Brilliant. The same welcoming panoply of flavor greets the palate; there is cola, deepest ripe cherry and strawberry and some lively acidity. Very satisfying, long, refreshing finish. A very fine wine at a reasonable price. Will age another 3-5 years, but great as is!


Snooth User: zufrieden
2593863,854
4.00 5
09/17/2010

This wine should meet the expectation of most wine enthusiasts familiar with the wines of this Beaune Village: candied almond might be one way to describe the nose (with a certain astringency on the olfactory nerve). Entry is pleasant and smooth with some residual alcohol on the palate - but not too distracting. This is a well made, clean long-finishing wine. Recommended if obtainable.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,195
4.50 5
08/05/2009

Maybe I was on a pinot kick tonight, but wow! This was another well rounded, meaty yet supple and fruity pinot for Burgundy. I found the nose and the flavor both alike to be rich, berry filled with just the right touch of earth and flowers to give it depth and character. Great! -Tasted at The Hostile Grape 8/5/09


Snooth User: Heathen83
127203402
3.50 5
06/08/2009

Fiarly tart with floral and coffee notes.


Snooth User: The Red Grape
18290483
3.00 5
05/19/2009

Utterly delicious for a bourgogne rouge. This bottle has sold out at my local wine shop, thanks to me and the salesperson that recommended it to me. Try to find it, and then buy it.


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External Reviews for Potel Beaune Grèves

External Review
05/28/2010

A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Domaine Jean Grivot Echezeaux 1500ml


External Review
12/13/2008

The palate is dense, plush with crunchy appley fruit with a zest of vivid acidity. Notes of spiced lemon-cake and and gentle oak come through in the finish.


External Review
04/16/2009

Nase: Kirsche; Gaumen: es sind schmeidige, diskrete Weine, die gleichzeitig Kraft und Charakter besitzen


External Review
01/16/2009

A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Bouchard Pere et Fils Volnay Clos des Chenes 750ml


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04/28/2010

A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Domaine Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee les Beaumonts 750ml


External Review
04/05/2009

A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Bouchard Pere et Fils Volnay Taillepieds 750ml


External Review
03/08/2009

A distinctly more elegant and higher-toned nose introduces rich, full, pliant and refined flavors that possess outstanding depth on the ripe, balanced, pure and sublimely harmonious finish. A terrific Beaune and highly recommended. Burghound. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Bouchard Pere et Fils Beaune Greves Vigne de l'Enfant Jesus 1er Cru 750ml


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Chardonnay: Allen Meadows, Burghound 97 "As it should be, this is the best wine here with its compelling nose of acacia blossom, distinctly ripe orchard fruit and gorgeously exotic spice notes that seem to keep changing every few minutes followed by classy, pure and fine flavors that possess both seriously impressive power and wonderful elegance, which continues onto the multi-dimensional, dense, long and palate staining finish. This is very much of a baby and will need plenty of time to really open up so be prepared to wait. Note that there was a trace of reduction on the nose so it would be best to decant this for 30 minutes first if curiosity gets the best of you! Don't miss!"

Dietary Information: Organic

Closure: Cork


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