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Montrachet-tasting at De Leest (**)

Vaassen, The Netherlands

Tasted January 28, 2010 by MauriceE with 534 views


I left my notes in the car of a friend. As soon as I have them back I will add tasting notes of all wines:
1. DRC 1979
2. Louis Latour 1979
3. Drouhin Marquis de Laguiche 1987
4. Ramonet 1988
5. Remoissenet/ Baron Thenard 1992
6. Ramonet 1995
7. Drouhin Marquis de Laguiche 1997
8. Lafon 1999
9. Fontaine-Gagnard 2002
10. Marc Morey 2002
11. Lafon 2002
12. Bouchard 2005
13. Henri Boillot 2006
14. Jadot 2006
15. Ramonet 2006
16. Ramonet 2007

Flight 2 (1 note)

1992 Remoissenet Père et Fils Le Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Montrachet Grand Cru
This bottle evolved remarkebly: when just opened it was fresh and expressive. Then, when poored, it seemed oxydized so I wrote it off and went to the next glass. So I had my glass virtually untouched and had it there for some time. After 10 minutes or so, I smelled it again and it had evolved beautifully. I guess we even had it as good as it could have been, because on went the tasting of many other bottles Le Montrachet. Hence, no rating. But I would easily give it 92+ points as we had it.

Flight 3 (1 note)

1988 Domaine Ramonet Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Montrachet Grand Cru
99 points
The only reason I award this wine "only" 99 points is that we had so many other bottles worth 100 points. As one participant said: "these wines ask for a new scale".
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