|Region:||France » Loire » Sancerre|
Lost my notes but liked this wine.
|Region:||France » Burgundy » Mâconnais » Pouilly-fuissé|
Minerality on the nose with apples, apricots, little bit of lemon. Apricots, butter and apples with refreshing acidity on the palate, little hints of citrus fruit coarsing throughout. Nice complexity, great with the appetizers, of roquefort/peach sal...
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Page 1 of 7Vielles Vignes on Snooth
Haven't posted on wine excesses in awhile so here goes. Sorry, JD, no ... ... ... Thévenet Morgon Vielles Vignes (old standby), 2011 Vincent Dureuil-Janthial Rully Rouge 1er Cru 'Clos du Chapitre’ (new friend that I’ll be revisiting) 2011 was a good year in Burgundy and Beaujolais (although '10 and '12 tend to get more recognition I like '11... Read More
Just back from Chablis with a few thoughts. The first is that the Chablisienne ... peak. Seeing ‘vielles vignes’ (old vines) on several Chablis labels reminded me to ignore this impressive announcement. The expression has no legal description and so can be used by any winemaker to denote their oldest vines… even though they may only be say 15... Read More
Red - one of the problems with recs for places like World Market and Total Wine ... ... "Mes Favorites Vielles Vignes. That means it came from the winery, or domain Burguet, which is in the Gevrey Chambertin region of the Côte de Nuits section of Burgundy, near Dijon, where the mustard comes from, and it came from their "old vines", which does... Read More
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Very enjoyable wine. Strong flavours of pear and spice. very nice mineral finish. Read More
We finally got the news that we are approved for our planning permit. Now ... bottles of Fichet Bourgogne Vielles Vignes, supposedly a vineyard right next to Montrachet or something, while I sat in the office. Great customer service--these guys always get it right.Then on to Patz and Hall. Sampled some of the Chardonnay and bought a Hyde Vine... Read More
Zuf, I do drink S. Rhones, had a CdP this week that was comparatively ... of ... of those '07 Alain Voge Vielles Vignes Cornas (I brought one to OT's Syrah shindig and it turned out to be corked) as well as the '07 Lagier-Meredith that JD gave me the first time he, OT and I had dinner together (which was also the first time I met OT). Both de... Read More
No mystery I love Syrah and got turned onto it some years ago by a N. Rhone that I had at a restaurant in Sonoma. But here it goes again, latest estimates for the auction price at HartDavisHart:1983 Côte Rôtie, Côte Brune, Cuvée Reservée, Marius Gentaz-Dervieux (12 bs) $15000-22000Now I grant you that's not exactly DRC or Latour level pricing ... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine for £8 on the website ... hectares in Gigondas.Their 'Vielles Vignes ' cuvee consists of 80% grenache and 20% syrah and is aged in oak barrels.I started my bottle last night with my roast pork supper and I did enjoy it. There is some blackcurrant and blackberry fruit there and the tannins are soft.It is an easy dri... Read More