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2009 Larmandier-Bernier Champagne Grand Cru Vieille Vigne du Levant Extra Brut Chardonnay
3/29/2020 - csimm1161 wrote:
92 points
Dried apricot, grilled lemon, red apple skin, brioche crust, wet travertine, copper, and olive oil. A more academic and direct execution of flavor, with a slightly angular finish that still manages to present a decent layering effect, but does so with a more rigid delivery. I would’ve guessed this was a heavier Pinot Noir or Meunier based Champagne than a BdB.

This is much improved from an off bottle I had recently. More mid-palate depth, flavor expansion (though still a bit limited and linear), and enlongated finish here. The 2010 is a more complex and interesting version in my opinion.

Hold this 2009 for a couple years to see if it can loosen up a bit. 91-92+ points.
  • milwaukeewino commented:

    5/7/20, 7:22 AM - Agree with you about this being a deceptive BdB! Wold have guessed at some Pinot being in there. Loved the wine; also agree needs more time.

2006 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Barolo Santo Stefano di Perno Nebbiolo
3/10/2020 - cnordstr wrote:
93 points
Wow, what a nose! Flowers, licorice, tar, some sous bois vegetal notes. Medium plus acid, great length.
  • milwaukeewino commented:

    3/16/20, 10:46 AM - I'm glad you had a good experience with this wine. I had it the other night and it was a little flat. Based on your review I will revisit it as I have a few bottles.

2017 Folk Machine Pinot Noir Gas, Food & Lodging Vecino Potter Valley
12/13/2018 - Joe Kane wrote:
Aromatic pop,/ stem inclusion? Lean and mean. Tart red fruit, cranberry, pommegranate, all bio certified.
  • milwaukeewino commented:

    2/3/19, 2:48 PM - I think yes on the stems. I get cinnamon red hot candies and I am told that's the stems talking.

2011 Fratelli Revello Barolo Nebbiolo
Man, that has just gotten better and better in the bottle.
  • milwaukeewino commented:

    5/24/18, 10:30 AM - Gonna drink this tonight. I'm trusting your whore of a review!

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