Acker 2020/02

Tasted February 7, 2020 by hprphf with 160 views

Flight 1 (47 notes)

Red
1990 Domaine Georges Mugneret-Gibourg Ruchottes-Chambertin France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru
93 points
Very nice 90, opulent and resolved. Light on palate. 92-93
Red
1999 Domaine G. Roumier / Christophe Roumier Bonnes Mares France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru
96 points
So open and generous, excellente BM. 96
Red
1990 Château Haut-Brion France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan
96 points
Earthy, composed, super slush towards completeness. 96
Red
1964 Château Lafleur France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol
93 points
Resolved herbal green grass flavor, subtle but deserved more air time. 93+
Red
1952 Château Palmer France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Margaux
92 points
Quite different style, less extracted and really light. 92
Red
1934 Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac
93 points
Lots of cool mint, truffle earthy palate, still some acidity left, overall good. 93
White
2004 Marquis de Laguiche (Joseph Drouhin) Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Montrachet Grand Cru
93 points
Magnum. Ripe tropical fruit, cool mint, not as detailed. 93-94
White
2013 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru
93 points
Magnum. Some nice delicate spice and well-made, albeit a bitter finish. 93
White
2009 François Raveneau Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru
92 points
Magnum. Fresh, vibrant, not as detailed but flamboyant. 92
White
1996 François Raveneau Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru
Slightly advanced. Clear structure. NR
White
2005 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis 1er Cru
91 points
Magnum. Sweet, orange fruit, slightly electric, a little thin. 91
White - Sparkling
1990 Krug Champagne Vintage Brut France, Champagne
Acidic and slightly advanced. Not sure if vintage or bottle condition, or both. NR
Red
2005 Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Charmes-Chambertin France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru
flawed
Corked.
Red
2005 Frédéric Magnien Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Brûlées France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru
90 points
Charming nose very characteristic to Brûlées, but light and bitter palate. 90
Red
2011 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St. Jacques Vieille Vigne France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
93 points
Slightly thin, deep layered spice, nice structure. 92-93
Red
2016 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Combes aux Moines Vieille Vigne France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
90 points
Red dashy fruit, sweet, short finish. 90
Red
2010 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St. Jacques Cuvée Centenaire France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
96 points
139/150. Superb clarity, legged tannin, high acidity and big structure. Interesting rendition. 96
Red
2003 Domaine Jacques Prieur Chambertin France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Chambertin Grand Cru
92 points
Green, herbal, blue fruit, medium finish. 92
Red
2015 Domaine Marquis d'Angerville Volnay 1er Cru Champans France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Volnay 1er Cru
93 points
Magnum. Lucious fruit, so composed and smooth. Very well-made. 93
Red
2006 Domaine Marquis d'Angerville Volnay 1er Cru Champans France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Volnay 1er Cru
91 points
Magnum. Pretty wine, although thin and unsubstantial. 90
Red
2003 Château Margaux France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Margaux
93 points
Magnum. Quite integral fresh nose, dark brewed fruit palate falls short-ish. Need time. 93
Red
1998 Château Mouton Rothschild France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac
94 points
Clear and detailed cedar, pencil box, woody dark fruit, prune, truffle, very soft with lots of tannin on the palate. 94
White
2010 Domaine de Montille Corton-Charlemagne France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
91 points
Magnum. Highly acidic for vintage. 91
White
2006 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru
93 points
Somewhat weak showing, sweet bright fruit, some nice complexity but not overarching. 93
White
2009 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru
flawed
Very advanced.
White
2007 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
92 points
Magnum. Nice vintage bright fruit and richness. 92
White - Sparkling
2006 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut France, Champagne
93 points
4.5L. Deep, woody, complex, fine acidity. 93
Red
1986 Château Cos d'Estournel France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Estèphe
90 points
Pretty nose, herbal palate. 90
Red
1993 Domaine G. Roumier / Christophe Roumier Bonnes Mares France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru
93 points
Classic Roumier profile, nice array of fruit. So dense. 93
Red
2002 Domaine du Clos de Tart Clos de Tart France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos de Tart Grand Cru
94 points
Magnum. Super clear and defined lush fruit. Impressive vintage for a change. 94
Red
1997 Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Sperss Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC
97 points
Magnum. Incredible clarity, depth, roundness and complexity. 97
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Red
2002 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Chênes Carteaux France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru
90 points
Clean and clear with some weight. Nice to drink. 90-91
Red
1999 Domaine de Montille Volnay 1er Cru Les Mitans France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Volnay 1er Cru
89 points
Magnum. Somewhat thin and watery, but reflects the vintage well. 89
Red
2010 Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru
94 points
283/650. Cool fruit, spicy core, meaty, superb clarity. 94
Red
1996 Domaine Dujac Bonnes Mares France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru
94 points
Cool herbs, minty, very rounded and weightless. 94
Red
1995 Domaine Dujac Charmes-Chambertin France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru
92 points
Cool brewed fruit, mint, light spice and stewed center. 92
White
1996 Coche-Dury Meursault Les Rougeots France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault
93 points
Very nice clarity and weight, with great balance. 93
Red
1993 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Bonnes Mares France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru
93 points
Good structure and aging, not particularly memorable. 93
Red
1964 Maison Leroy Grands-Echezeaux France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Grands-Echezeaux Grand Cru
96 points
Fully resolved fruit mixed with just right amount of fungus. So sweet, light and close to ethereal palate. 96
Red
1998 Domaine Leroy Nuits St. Georges Au Bas de Combe France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges
94 points
0296/582. Incredible heat and spice, so Vosne-like with nice concentrated fruit. Impressive harmony. 94
Red
2001 Domaine Leroy Vosne-Romanée Les Genaivrières France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Vosne-Romanée
93 points
/2380. Cool mint, sour punch, sweet cherry fruit, sobspicy yet so sweet with a dimensional core. Impressive. 93-94
Red
1993 Domaine Leroy Pommard Les Trois Follots France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Pommard
95 points
00025/289. Showing so much better. Superb clarity, supple sweetness, real weight against the ethereal floral array of still red fruit. So fresh with the core hearty Leroy spice. 94-95
Red
1985 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Romanée St. Vivant France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Romanée St. Vivant Grand Cru
94 points
003049/13639. Cherry, tea, very resolved, a little tired but super clean. 94
Red
2002 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Echezeaux France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Echezeaux Grand Cru
94 points
High acidity but really good completeness. 94
Red
1991 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Grands-Echezeaux France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Grands-Echezeaux Grand Cru
94 points
01153/9588. Almost supple tannin, sweet fruit, cool spice, tea, lightly earthy, very resolved and straightforward clean. 94
Red
N.V. Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Ribera del Duero Único Reserva Especial 1981, 1990 (1999 Release) Spain, Castilla y León, Ribera del Duero
flawed
Unfortunately corked.
White
2001 Henri Boillot Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru
93 points
Started out with electric tension and bright aging fruit, getting tired in a few hours. First glass was really good. 93
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