Friday night blind BYO

Anders Condoe

Tasted February 22, 2019 by Torchy with 62 views

Flight 1 - Sparkling (2 notes)

White - Sparkling
2008 Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Millésimé France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru
91 points
Light paper tones and some spice. In the mouth high acid. Crisp yellow and green apples. Salty mineral. Relatively long
White - Sparkling
N.V. A.D. Coutelas Champagne Cuvée 1809 France, Champagne
91 points
Lightly reductive nose to begin with. Eventually hints of meat, soda and salt minerals. Powerful fizz and sky-high acid that are not completely balanced. Lemon. Autolysis tones appears towards the end.

Flight 2 - Whites (4 notes)

White
2012 Domaine Vocoret et Fils Chablis Grand Cru Blanchot France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru
88 points
Nose with soil and flatulence. Oak aroma with tar and almond. Viscous palate. Fat, with scorched matches, salt and noticeable alcohol. Marzipan towards the end.
White
2015 Domaine Roulot Bourgogne Blanc France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc
91 points
Butter, spices and pinesol . Viscous with hints of scorched match.
White
2016 Domaine Roulot Bourgogne Blanc France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc
89 points
Light spicy tones, fine situs / grapefruit. Slim palate with slim acidic fruit. Salty mineral.
White
2008 Schäfer-Fröhlich Schloßböckelheimer Kupfergrube Riesling Großes Gewächs Germany, Nahe
90 points
Nose with tea leaves, light citrus and tropical fruit. High acidity on the palate. Spicy, with hints of butter.

Flight 3 - Reds (7 notes)

Red
2006 Château Figeac France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru
flawed
OX :-(
Red
2005 Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac
92 points
Welcoming nose with red dark fruit - perfumed and floral. Hint of butter scent and some licorice. Powerful opening, with lots of taste. Blackcurrant, some licorice and some mint. Fine meshed tannins. The wine got a lot of air before serving.
Red
1996 Louis Jadot Clos Vougeot France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos Vougeot Grand Cru
92 points
Great feminine nose with flower bouquet, perfume and sweet fruit. Concentrated palate with sweet fruit and spices. Eventually hints of tobacco. Impressively tight, the age considered.
Red
2006 E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Landonne France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Côte-Rôtie
95 points
Very complex nose with nice red fruit, some licorice and elegant spices. Tight structure in mouth. Pepper and mustard seeds. Dark and blue berry fruit. Eventually fresh tobacco purse.
Red
2016 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean Rouge France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru
91 points
Nose with fresh red berry fruit. Some almonds and spice. On the palate it is long mouth black pepper, spices, fine berries and liquorice.
Red
2008 Vignobles Moestue Volnay France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Volnay
91 points
Pharmacy on the nose. Some meat and leather. On the palate raw and hard fruit. Dries smoothly and fine-meshed tannins and refined structure.
Red
1982 Schug Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast
87 points
Chestnut. Nose with maritime environment. Leather, some acid, tar and stain. Complex and interesting. On the palate mint, spices, leather and tar. Dies fast and becomes an iron pole on nose and taste. More interesting than good.

Flight 4 - Sweerts (1 note)

White - Off-dry
2009 Weingut Keller Monsheimer Silberberg Rieslaner Auslese Germany, Rheinhessen
94 points
Powerful. Tropical and viscous. Concentrated. Very high sweetness is balanced by very high acid.
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