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N.V. Jacques Selosse Champagne Grand Cru Lieux-dits Extra Brut Ambonnay Le Bout du Clos Pinot Noir
12/7/2019 - Nipperu Likes this wine:
92 points
Clear medium yellow
Sparkling, mini mousse

Cream
Toast
Stone fruit,
Flor? Lees? Something unusual.

Tastes riper than it smells
Dry
Med alc
Med acid
Med finish
Med body
Mild oak tannins
Mousse not super fine

I like it, good ripeness, though a hint too ripe (is that possible??)
  • Nipperu commented:

    12/11/19, 6:10 AM - Mar 2018

Red
2013 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso Sangiovese
10/12/2019 - srh Likes this wine:
Winebar [1 Rosé, 3 Whites, 8 Reds, & 7 *shared* bottles] from 10/11/19 (Vintage Wines Ltd., San Diego, CA): Rick, you're TOO *generous* in your sharing of this wine! :)

N: Vanilla with notes of earth

P: LM body; [Sadly, as I was VERY much rushing here, I’ll have to go with my notes of a wk ago, not necessarily a bad thing given how CONSISTENT this has been tasting for me.] ;) 15% ABV; My EXC, poss more down the line? 98 pts WE & "Cellar Selection" @ $80, 96 winealign.com , 95 WA, 94 ea Suckling & Decanter (Morris), and 16.5/20 Jancis Robinson (Speller). [This vendor's $65.95 now puts it in the top 15% of wine-searcher's entries.]
  • Nipperu commented:

    11/27/19, 9:11 PM - Wow you really got to taste this many times! Lucky you!

Red
2004 La Rioja Alta Rioja Gran Reserva 904 Tempranillo Blend, Tempranillo
11/9/2019 - Nipperu Likes this wine:
92 points
Clear medium ruby

Black cherry, raisins, black plum
Ripe strawberries
Juicy ripe cranberries
Fresh fruit
Vanilla, spice, dusty?

Dry
Med+ tannins
Med acid
Med+ alcohol, 13.5%?
Med finish
Med body
Fruit still fresh: more black fruit than red

Very good
  • Nipperu commented:

    11/9/19, 4:51 PM - There once was a man named Ed,
    Whose comments were widely read.
    What nobody knew,
    But was undoubtedly true,
    Was he posted them naked in bed.

    Cheers Ed. Thanks for your comment!

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