Eastside Bordeaux at Jan Olav's

Majorstua, Oslo

Tasted April 12, 2012 by asheio with 439 views

Flight 1 (8 notes)

2005 Château Haut Lariveau France, Bordeaux
87 points
Dense brick red. Red berries on the nose, like strawberry and raspberry. Sweet aroma of cinnamon and oak, also some leather. Compact, rather intense and tight. A bit rustique, dry, good lenght.
2005 Château Moulin Pey-Labrie France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Canon-Fronsac
90 points
Dark and tight red. Flesh, dark berries, some aceton and sweet oak on the nose. Medium body. Intense and raw, very dry, good amount of tannins. Good aging potential on this one.
2006 Château Corbin St. Émilion Grand Cru France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru
87 points
Brick red. Fleshy, warm and spicy aroma. Forest fruit and candy. Medium body. Smooth, but also very tight and dry, with lots of tannins. Hard to judge at this stage. Needs time.
2005 La Gravette de Certan France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol
92 points
Some developed color. Compact aroma. Forest fruit, aceton, chocolate, great debt. Medium body. Elegant style. Medium tannins. Great wine, almost mature.
2006 Château Chantalouette France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol
86 points
Clear brick red. Sweet spices, tobacco/leather, barn and forest fruit on the nose. Medium body. Rustique style. Medium acidity. Spicy finish with some tannins.
2000 Château Chantalouette France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol
89 points
Developed color, some orange edge. Aceton, sweet spices and rust/blood on the nose. Medium body. Smooth and elegant. Some dried fruit on the palate. Fully mature now.
1995 Château La Cabanne France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol
91 points
Light brick. Fungus, rust, aceton and sweet spices on the nose. Complex. Medium body. Elegant and delicious. Long, dry finish.
30 minutes after opening it gets slightly oxidized.
1988 Château Beau-Séjour Bécot France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru
93 points
Light, "rust-red" color. Dried fruit and aceton on the nose. Very compact aroma. Medium body. Very intense, great acidity, smooth. Lasts for several minutes. A great experience!
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