Long lunch with Alex, KH, 7, Mun, Gary, Cary and DF

The Principal

Tasted December 19, 2013 by Lord Rayas with 353 views

Flight 1 (1 note)

White
1989 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru
95 points
rich and complex with only a hint of oxidation. still vibrant. lovely.

Flight 2 (2 notes)

Red
1990 Domaine Robert Groffier Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru
91 points
perfumed and stylish. drinking well now.
Red
1985 Georges Lignier et Fils Clos St. Denis France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos St. Denis Grand Cru
93 points
fully mature with plenty of secondary flavours and sous bois. an outperformer.

Flight 3 (2 notes)

Red
1988 Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru
92 points
stylish and perfumed on the nose but a little short and dry on the finish. didn't hit the heights of last bottle.
Red
1990 Domaine Ponsot Clos de la Roche Vieilles Vignes France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru
91 points
rich, dense, earthy. somewhat disjointed and a bit too heavy handed for my liking.

Flight 4 (2 notes)

Red
1985 Nicolas Potel Clos Vougeot France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos Vougeot Grand Cru
83 points
charmless. lacks grace and elegance.
Red
1988 Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Chambertin France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Chambertin Grand Cru
92 points
complex and intense. a little dry towards the end.

Flight 5 (2 notes)

Red
1990 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Echezeaux Grand Cru
94 points
seductive and delicious.
Red
1988 Domaine Méo-Camuzet Richebourg France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Richebourg Grand Cru
95 points
stylish and complex with hint of uncle J magic.

Flight 6 (1 note)

Red
1985 Domaine des Lambrays Clos des Lambrays France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos des Lambrays Grand Cru
91 points
fresh and vibrant but not particularly complex. drinking well now.

Flight 7 (1 note)

Red
1975 Château L'Evangile France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol
93 points
popped n poured. beautifully matured. rustic style.
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