Tasting Notes for Veritas 53

(113 notes on 103 wines)

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White
7/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
91 points
Bright, clear golden yellow
Nose; sweet, yellow fruits, melon, pear, honeysuckle
Palate: balanced, good acidity, residual sugar, melon, papaya, honeysuckle, glycerin , mouthful long finish good body delicious wine ( sweet for my taste)
Red
1959 Georges Noellat Grands-Echezeaux Grands-Echezeaux Grand Cru Pinot Noir (view label images)
7/10/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
flawed
Corked 😥
Red
7/15/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Clear, bright, dark ruby
Nose:Red fruit with secondary aromas,tight
Palate: clean, balanced , secondary flavors of red fruits, raspberry , eucalyptus , tight , balanced , almost mature but not yet . Drink a year or two for next 5 years.
White - Sparkling
3/26/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
flawed
Charles Heidsieck Champagne Tasting. Le Du wines @ Cafe Boulud
Bottle was flawed
White - Sparkling
3/26/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Charles Heidsieck Champagne Tasting. Le Du wines @ Cafe Boulud
Decanted VS from bottle
Decanted wine was SOFTER, less effervescent , less energy than from the bottle
Appearance; bright pale straw
Nose; smoke, aged, vanillin ,
Palate; balance, serious, multilayer, elegant, a very wonderful long finish wine
White - Sparkling
3/26/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Charles Heidsieck Champagne Tasting. Le Du wines @ Cafe Boulud
Appearance; bright pale straw yellow
Nose; ginger, smoke, aged, caramel, fruit
Palate; balance, caramel but dry, aged , vanilla, mature yellow fruit, long and multilayer finish, very cerebral wine serious yet elegant
Drink now and save for another 10 years. Absolute delight
RosĂŠ - Sparkling
3/26/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
.Charles Heidsieck Champagne Tasting. Le Du wines @ Cafe Boulud
Appearance; bright pale salmon
Nose; strawberries , raspberries, white flower, mild ginger
Palate; balance, fresh, wild young red fruits, lovely finish good body
Absolutely delicious
White - Sparkling
3/26/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
91 points
Charles Heidsieck Champagne Tasting. Le Du wines @ Cafe Boulud
En Magnum
Appearance; bright pale straw yellow
Nose; Vanilla , smoke, fruit
Palate; balance, smokey, aged, fruit, fresh, long finish & delicious
Red
3/16/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Appearance; clear, bright, garnet red
Nose; spicy, earthy, truffle, pomegranate balsamic
Palate; Balance, spicy, mature tertiary dark fruits, pomegranate balsamic finish, big body with long finish. Mature wine
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White
3/20/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Appearance; bright, clear, golden yellow
Nose; sweet fruit, roasted nuts, floral
Palate; balance, good acidity, dry with residual sugar taste, melon, apricot, medium body and a delicious finish
White
3/10/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
91 points
Appearance; bright, clear yellow
Nose; mineral, fruit, stone
Palate; balance, mineral, green & yellow fruit, medium sharp finish with great after taste delicious
Red
3/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Appearance; clear, bright ruby red
Nose; herbaceous, earthy, red fruit
Palate; balance, soft & round tannins, red fruit, elegant, rose petal, very delicious long & delicious finish. Very approachable can age many years
Red
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
89 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; clear ruby
Nose; earthy
Palate; low acid, fruits were dry, medium body with short finish
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Red
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
95 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; clear, ruby- red
Nose; delicious, perfumed , red fruit
Palate; balance, silky soft tannins, elegant, multilayer , austere and clean, truffle. Long and silky finish absolutely delicious wine
Red
1999 Nicolas Potel Bonnes Mares Bonnes Mares Grand Cru Pinot Noir (view label images)
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Both bottles, slightly to moderately corked
Red
2005 Camille Giroud Clos Vougeot Clos Vougeot Grand Cru Pinot Noir (view label images)
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
En Magnum
Appearance; clear, bright dark ruby
Nose, wet soil, red& black fruit
Palate; balance, soft tannins, muscular, chewy, delicious fruit and aroma very approachable , big body and long finish
Red
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
En Magnum
Appearance; bright, clear dark ruby
Nose; red fruit, rose petal, violet
Palate; balance, muscular yet soft tannins, red fruit, violet & rose petal, multilayer big finish , young & very approachable & delicious many years left in it
Red
2006 Faiveley Mazis-Chambertin Mazis-Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir (view label images)
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
91 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; clear red
Nose, herbaceous, wet soil
Palate; balance, Secondary red fruit, muscular, sod tannins, medium body with a nice finish
Red
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; clear, bright red
Nose; earthy, mushroom, wet soil
Palate; balance, good components of fruit & mineral, wet soil , truffle , big muscular finish, soft tannins, drinkable but still young
White
2006 Jean Noel Gagnard Bâtard-Montrachet Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay (view label images)
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; bright, clear yellow
Nose; perfumed, fruit,
Palate; balance, good acid, mature yellow fruits, white flower, mineral, delicious multilayer, long finish, ready
White
2011 Blain-Gagnard Bâtard-Montrachet Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay (view label images)
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; bright, clear pale yellow
Nose; tight, mineral, sharp, fresh , green fruits
Palate; balance, clean, fresh, closed,bright bouquet of fruits and white flowers, very young. However after 3 h in my glass it open up to be the most delicious wine , austere , elegant, big body and mouth filling long finish , perhaps a bit young, but do not wait for premox
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White
1999 Domaine Jacques Prieur Chevalier-Montrachet Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay (view label images)
3/13/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
91 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance ; bright, clear, yellow
Nose; luscious , oily, perfumed, mature fruits
Palate; balance, good acidity, luscious mature fruits, unctuous, nice finish yet short, but a delicious wine in the height of maturity
White
3/19/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
90 points
Burgundy tasting @ La Grenouille
Appearance; clear, deep yellow
Nose; mineral, mature fruit, dull
Palate; low acid, mineral, slightly dried out mature fruits , yet tasteful and pleasant with good finish and very mature
White
3/17/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Appearance; bright clear pale yellow
Nose; fresh, bright,peach , apricot, honey suckle
Palate; clean, fresh, balance , good structure, fruit melange melon, apricot, peach,
Long and delicious finish with lingering effect. Drink now and 3-5 years
Red
1996 Domaine Anne Gros Richebourg Richebourg Grand Cru Pinot Noir (view label images)
2/21/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Mr. T's dinner
Appearance: bright ,clear pale red- ruby
Nose: earth, cherry, mushroom
Palate: earthy, truffle, cherry red fruit, herbaceous , elegant, evolving long finish absolutely delicious still many years left in the bottle.
Red
2/26/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
95 points
Appearance: bright, clear garnet red
Nose: balsamic jammy fruit mushroom
Palate; balanced, soft tannins, balsamic pomegranate sensation , keep evolving in the glass & on the palate. Multilayer , big finish absolutely delicious bottle with many years left in it.
Red
2/26/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Appearance: Clear, bright dark red
Nose: Fruit, earth, wood
Palate balanced , delicious fruit, soft round tannins, multilayer, big finish
Red
2/17/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
89 points
Appearance; dark ruby, bright, clear
Nose; red fruit, earthy, wet soil
Palate; closed, sli angular tannins, balanced red fruit, tight needs time
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
95 points
Latour Grand vin Tasting 62, 70, 71, 86, 89, 90 & 1929
First time tasting this wine
It was not decanted, perfect bottles
Appearance ; clear, brownish - reddish color
Nose; dried fruit, old wine
Palate; delicious old fruit, mature quiet fruits, soft round tannins ,balanced, with good acidity still delicious
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
96 points
Latour Grand vin Tasting 62, 70, 71, 86, 89, 90 & 1929
1989 & 1990 served in one flight.
Appearance ; dark red, clear , bright
Nose; dark fruit , tannins, chocolate tar
Palate; tannins are soft yet strong, sea foam , tar, dark fruit, fresh multi layer big massive body , long finish, a dreamy mesmerizing wine has the wow factor. Most friends preferred the 1989 but not me
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Latour Grand vin Tasting 62, 70, 71, 86, 89, 90 & 1929
1989 & 1990 served in one flight both double decanted 1-2 hours
Appearance; dark red, clear, bright
Nose; sweet, mature fruits, spice,
Palate; sea foam, truffle, tertiary dark and red fruit, very nature fruit palate, multilayer , long finish keep coming back many years left in it wow
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Latour Grand vin Tasting 62, 70, 71, 86, 89, 90 & 1929
Served by itself
Appearance ; reddish , clear , bright
Nose; delicious , sli tannic, mature dark fruit
Palate; round sweet tannins, cooked dark & red fruit, sea foam , long finish, multilayer absolutely delicious
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Latour Grand vin Tasting 62, 70, 71, 86, 89, 90 & 1929
Flight of 70 & 71 together
Served En Magnum
Appearance; cloudy, garnet red
Nose; sea foam, truffle, chocolate, sweet
Palate; sweet round tannins , mature tertiary favors, multilayer, big body longer finish than 1970, a delicious wine drink both 70 & 71 now not much excitement left in them
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Latour Grand vin Tasting 62, 70, 72, 86, 89, 90 & 1929
Appearance ; clear, garnet-red water edges,
Nose; sea foam, dark fruit, truffle sweet
Palate; soft round tannins, truffle , dark fruits, balanced multi layer, nice finish
Red
2/12/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Latour Grand Vin tasting of 62,70,71,86,89,90 & 1929
From a perfect Imperial bottle
Appearance; garnet-red, white edges, clear
Nose; wow, sweet, leather, chocolate, jammy dark & red fruit , truffle
Palate; sweet, round & soft tannins, mature and delicious fruits , truffle, chocolate, multilayer but a short finish, big wine but finishes rather quickly
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Red
2/18/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
91 points
Appearance; Garnet ,clear
Nose; sweet, jammy red& dark fruit pleasant
Palate; balanced, mature round soft tannins , jammy fruits , multi layer very pleasant and delicious. It is a mature bottle
Red
2/11/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
90 points
Appearance; pale red, sli cloudy
Nose; vegetal, red fruit
Palate; burst of red fruit then continues to change and evolve on the palate, sli vegetal, underbrush young and delicious
Red
1/27/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
In a flight with 1999 Jacques-FrĂŠdĂŠric Mugnier Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses
Appearance; clear pale ruby
Nose, velvety fruits, underbrush aged nose
Palate ; balanced, mouthful, underbrush, truffle elegant velvet a long finish with multilayer character. Very delicious but les Amoureuses was my favorite.
Red
1/27/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
95 points
In a flight with 1999 Drouhin Musigny
Appearance; clear pale ruby
Nose ; dark& red fruit elegant velvety underbrush
Palate ; balanced , fruit compote , mushroom, truffle , underbrush , long finish mouthful, delicious and memorable. It continuously evolved on the palate.
White
2/9/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Appearance; bright clear yellow
Nose; mineral, wet stone & lots of fruit, warm
Palate,; round , fresh, balanced, fruit, mineral with very nice and long finish
White
1/27/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Appearance; bright, clear, pale yellow
Nose; butter, roasted nuts , yellow fruits
Palate; balance, mouthful, roasted nuts, butter, cooked pear&
Apple, long finish absolutely delicious ready? Young but I would not take the chance of wAiting for premox to happen
Red
2/5/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Appearance ; clear garnet red
Nose; dark & red fruit, meaty, warm , oaky
Palate; balanced, sweet & round tannins , dark & red fruit compote , mouthful, lingers over the palates & morphs into a mushrooms earthy underbrush delicious wine loved it
Red
2/9/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
90 points
Appearance ; garnet red, clear
Nose; dark fruit, chocolate
Palate; sli tart, dried out dark fruit, Perhaps over extracted
Ok bottle nothing memorable
White
2/5/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
94 points
Appearance; clear bright yellow
Nose; roasted hazelnuts, butter, cooked yellow fruits
Palate; balanced, roasted hazelnuts, pear & apple compote, full body , mouthful, long finish continues to evolve in the glass and on the palate. Very delicious enjoyable ready. Too bad one can not age this wine to enjoy the tertiary nuances and aged Montrachet , I would be afraid of premox.
White
2/5/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
92 points
Appearance; clear bright yellow
Nose; mineral, wet stone , fresh
Palate; clean, balanced, mineral, wet stone, yellow fruit, buttery, round ,mouthful, very enjoyable and perfectly ready
White
2/5/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
90 points
Appearance.; golden yellow clear
Nose; smoky, roasted nuts butter
Palate; clean, warm, round, balance pear, roasted nuts, butter,
Medium finish and very much enjoyable
White
2/5/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Color. Pale gold, bright, clear
Nose,: mineral, lemony, schist
Palate: fresh, sharp, bright, balanced lemon zest, white flower round clean medium body. Delicious
Red
2/2/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
90 points
Appearance: fading Red, Clear, Bright
Nose: Perfumed, floral, fruit & wood
Palate: Balanced, floral, perfumed, dark fruit, delicious, medium body nothing very serious but pleasantly enjoyable
White
1/31/2014 - Veritas 53 Likes this wine:
93 points
Appearance;golden , bright, clear
Nose; Hazelnuts, yellow fruit, earth
Palate; roasted nuts, yellow fruits, balanced, good acidity , long finish, delicious wine , multidimensional, lingers on the palate , no evidence of premature aging or premox. Perfectly ripe to drink
Red
1/29/2014 - Veritas 53 wrote:
89 points
Appearance; brownish-red, clear ,bright
Nose; perfumed, floral,
Palate; perfumed, white flower, some fruit, low acid and angular tannins , short finish, I have had better bottles , perhaps this is not as good as previous bottles unidimensional ,ok, not memorable
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