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White
2016 Domaine Louis Michel Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre Chardonnay
5/5/2019 - Fractalage wrote:
Detectable oak, big minerals, silky texture with long finish. Enjoyable.
  • asheio commented:

    6/15/19, 2:10 AM - Louis Michel does not use oak at all, only stainless steel ��

Red
2015 Alain Graillot Crozes-Hermitage Syrah
11/17/2017 - asheio wrote:
89 points
Very dark. Blueberry, raw potatoes, meat. Intense, polished. Nice fruit, actually on the elegant side. Good acidity.
  • asheio commented:

    11/20/17, 4:20 AM - For me this is a quite typical aroma in a young North Rhone. At least here in Norway it is used as an aroma decription :)

Red
2011 Casa Scarpa Barbera d'Asti
90% Dolcetto, 10% rocche (or something I didn't quite catch). Stainless and then bottle aged.
  • asheio commented:

    7/30/16, 3:53 AM - This comment was probably for another wine, not the Barbera?

Red
1999 Antichi Vigneti di Cantalupo Ghemme Collis Breclemae Nebbiolo
7/12/2016 - guitarkim Likes this wine:
92 points
Consistent with earlier note. Still alive and kicking. Do decant, or hold. Nothing much has happened since last bottle.
  • asheio commented:

    7/15/16, 3:53 AM - I had one bottle in 2010 which was completely shut down. The next one in 2014 was slighly starting to open, but still very "shy". I have one bottle left, will keep it for 2-3 more years before I try.

Red
2010 Domaine du Colombier Crozes-Hermitage Syrah
This is a sad bottle of wine. Its Crozes-Hermitage heritage, from a decent year in the Northern Rhone, points to something good, Syrah, by its nature has backbone, real presence, points to something maybe great. Ah, not here. This has a nice mouth feel informed by tired fruit, dull acid and probably no tannins. You would think that a 2010 was just taxi-ing to take off. This bottle is like the 7th hour of 10 hour flight. I want it to end. Over 90 minutes not much has changed. It is a giant "meh". I suppose there is a role for this wine somewhere, but certainly not here. There is no life left in this bottle. Boring grape juice, with a great provenance. Sad.
  • asheio commented:

    2/1/16, 1:30 AM - Sounds like a bad bottle, this is normally a very good Crozes.

Red
2005 Domaine Rossignol Trapet Beaune 1er Cru Teurons Pinot Noir
12/14/2014 - olemski wrote:
93 points
Dark, earthy, succulent, long and intense. A worthy representative of this vintage.
  • asheio commented:

    12/15/14, 3:29 AM - Drink now or hold? Or both :)?

Red
2007 Azienda Agricola Montevertine Toscana IGT Sangiovese Blend, Sangiovese
9/8/2014 - admid wrote:
93 points
MW Sebastian Bredal Wine dinner (Restaurant Festningen, Oslo): Ap: Pale red
Ar: Clean and intense aromas of raspberries and dark fruits.
Lean and elegant body. High acidity.
Very lingering

50+5+13+17+8

High quality IGT wine in a burgund-like style. Fermented in concrete vats. Delicious.
  • asheio commented:

    9/9/14, 11:47 PM - I definitively agree with your impression of the wine. It is one of my favourites.

    Would just like to add that the concrete vats are used for the fermentation process. After that Montevertine stays about two years on oak barrels. However, these barrels are quite old (average 6-7 years as far as I remember), which contributes to the pure and elegant style.

Red
2011 Azienda Agricola Montevertine Toscana IGT Sangiovese Blend, Sangiovese
7/26/2014 - Tahan wrote:
93 points
Veldig typisk sangiovesekarakter (moreller & røde bær), saftig, fruktig, syrlig og med lang ettersmak. Perfekt harmoni. Den beste sangiovese jeg har hatt og drikker suverent med og uten Kalvefilet.
  • asheio commented:

    8/11/14, 3:25 AM - Montevertine er toppen av Toscana for meg. Ekstremt elegant og fruktig stil. Var på besøk for en drøy uke siden. 2011 var jo svært varm årgang, og jeg noterte meg et lite alkoholstikk på Montevertine.
    Kommer du over den "enkleste" vinen Pian del Ciampolo, er den vel verdt å prøve. Kommer fra de vinstokkene som er for unge til å inngå i Montevertine.

  • asheio commented:

    8/20/14, 12:20 AM - Mulig du var litt uheldig med din Pian de Ciampolo. Jeg opplever den som stilmessig ganske lik Montevertine, bare litt lysere og lettere.

    Jeg har smakt Pergole Torte 2011. Jeg tror den har stort potensiale, men i dag er den ganske lukket og gir ikke så mye. Bør nok ligge 5-6 år tror jeg. Selv har jeg noen flasker fra 2007 liggende.

Red
1999 Antichi Vigneti di Cantalupo Ghemme Collis Breclemae Nebbiolo
rød med matt kant; diskret velduftende ghemme med mørke plommer, sjokolade, kaffe, kruttrøyk og spekekjøtt i duften; nydelig balansert smak med myk, fyldig inngang, syrlig midtparti og strukturert finish. Utrolig spennende og god vin, trenger luft for å åpne seg.
  • asheio commented:

    4/22/14, 12:05 AM - Bra at du hadde en god opplevelse! Har trukker tre flasker av denne de siste årene, og alle har vært svært lukkede, selv etter mange timer i karaffel.

Red
2003 Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia Red Bordeaux Blend
6/28/2013 - asheio wrote:
92 points
Surprisingly young and fresh given the vintage. Lots of meat and blood on the nose, made me think of CdP. Exellent now, but will continue to improve for many years.
  • asheio commented:

    7/7/13, 11:15 PM - Hi Harley,
    I believe that it will gain more complexity and will still be on good shape in 10 years. Like mentioned it has not the "jammy" character like a lot of other 2003 wines, this one was more fresh.

Red
1998 La Rioja Alta Rioja Gran Reserva 904 Tempranillo Blend, Tempranillo
6/14/2013 - asheio wrote:
90 points
Blind tasting at Halvor's - ham and cheese combinations (Risløkka, Oslo): Rust red, developed colour. Rich and developed nose. Sweet, cinnamon and red fruit. Juicy and delicate on the palate. Noticeable oak. Long finish with some liquorice. Fresh, good acidity.
In my opinion the oak is a bit too dominant at this point, further aging is recommended.
  • asheio commented:

    6/19/13, 1:55 AM - Hi Harley! Thank for the comment! It was for sure a Reserva, so I have changed the wine. I actually brought the Tondonia to the tasting.

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