Amazing smoky ash nose perfect- exactly what I expect from Chambolle. Very strong sense of place and harmonic. Long and everyone loves it. Staining finish. To drink soon. In general, 07 reds are excellent early drinkers. Retail $120, Grade: A. We drank this at Ma Cusine in Beaune. Great home cooking.
Archive for October, 2010
Dark violet. At first this showed a lot of heat, but after an hour it has mellowed. Lovely floral lavender aromas. Fruit driven, full attack on the body and a nice, long, smooth finish. This is distinctly Californian but it works well. Expensive but a treat. Thanks Pat! Reatil $54, Grade: [...]
From a vintage most burgundy fans love to hate. Almost all reds are green (somewhat unripe, not actually the color green). There’s debate about what caused it, but hard to argue with the conclusion. However, I bought some 04s and like to check progress. This is a very interesting wine, with its dried autumn [...]