2002 / 2003 Burgundy Tasting of Premier Cru

Ken Kailin's House
Tasted Thursday, April 27, 2006 by aroby with 248 views

Introduction

A tasting of roughly 50% 2002 red Burgundy and 2003 red Burgundy. At least one ringer and one wine from both vintages.

Flight 1

Group #1 wine : 2003 Bernard Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru (http://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=118531)
Group #2 wine : 2003 Comte Armand Pommard Clos des Epeneaux 1er Cru (http://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=81200)
Group #3 wine : 2003 Frédéric Magnien Chambolle-Musigny les Borniques 1er Cru (http://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=74237)

Closing

Rather disappointing overall (although I had a cold). Many of the wines had little to offer on the nose and most were acidic and tannic. Some at the event viewed this as being good structure that would pay off in 5-6 years, but right now these wines were not drinking too well.

The ringer (which a couple waxed lyrical as being their perfect Burgundy) was actually a 2002 Porters Pinot Noir from Martinborough, New Zealand.

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