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2014 Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay
5/7/2021 - winelover1808 Likes this wine:
93 points
Excellent. PnP. Pale gold color; no signs of premox. Lemon, white stone fruit, wet stones, minerals on the nose. Hint of sulphur- in a good way- that was more pronounced at first. Lots of good lush fruit, but well balanced acidity with a slight hint of pleasant bitterness. Very grand cru as it’s seamless and full and long with no hard edges and nothing out of balance.
  • winelover1808 commented:

    5/7/21, 7:09 PM - Fruity with a hint of grape

2001 Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Sangiovese
11/21/2014 - winelover1808 wrote:
94 points
blockbuster - really powerful, intense but beautiful. dark tart cherry, hints of black licorice, long finish. really hitting its stride and probably at its peak.
  • winelover1808 commented:

    11/24/14, 4:24 PM - we decanted for two hours! amazing potency - prob at its peak window for next 3 to 5 years.

2006 Bouchard Père et Fils Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots Pinot Noir
hard to rate this - I popped and poured without adequate decant time and at the end of a big night of wine drinking. was quite wound and deserves proper time to open - i think it can age another few years as well
  • winelover1808 commented:

    1/11/14, 10:06 AM - Harley 1199 - hope you get this. I was having a hard time figuring out in cellartracker how to respond. to be honest we popped the bouchard vosne romanee 06 after about 6+ bottles of wine among very good friends. it was dark, brooding and very very wound and tart upon opening. it was a clear mistake on my part to open it. it opened and softened a bit, but we opened it around 9/9:30pm on a night where we had been drinking since 5pm and it was a bottle that demanded at least an hour of breathing time to enjoy it - which by the time the hour went by, our guests were gone, and my palate and general mental state were not in any capacity to drink a bottle by myself! I did slowly sip another glass worth, but it just wasnt fair to rate it b/c I just rem how wound and tart and tight the wine was -- that it had the depth, color to be very age worthy - and that it was shame to be drinking it. the next day I just could not drink any of it as I was recovering from the prior night. net net, you can try one bottle now - but give it at least an hour to open - and that would be a better determinant of how age worthy it is. on surface, it seemed at least 5-10 more years. but 06 was not considered a great vintage so i was surprised how masculine this wine was. hope you get this and this is helpful.

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