Blagny , Côte De Beaune

Domaine Henri Boillot

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2019

Nose has fresh lemon slice, cut green & yellow apples, Italian bread, vanilla cremé and wet slate.

Palate has fresh pineapple, cold yellow apple, white flowers, sandstone and mild vanilla notes. Great acidity (as expected in the most youthful of stages, current vintage) with some drying, chalky aspects.

Decanted 90m. Another great Boillot Bourgogne Blanc to stock the cellar with for enjoyment 2023-29.

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On the Lawn at Tanglewood this evening with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Our Conductors Andris Nelsons and John Williams will be leading a very engaging program of Jessie MONTGOMERY (Starburst), John WILLIAMS (Violin Concerto No. 2, world premiere featuring Anne-Sophie Mutter!), COPLAND (Quiet City) and STRAVINSKY (Suite from The Firebird, 1919 version). We're getting the luxury of enjoying Mr. Williams two nights in a row...what a great weekend of Contemporary music!
— 7 days ago

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You do this every year with the orchestra don’t you?
Severn Goodwin

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@Sharon B Yes, but we got shut down last summer because of the pandemic. So I had more time for grilling, it worked out.

Michel Rebourgeon

Meursault Chardonnay 2018

Nose has lemon zest, lemon slice, vanilla bean, crushing of flint, white wood smoke, room temperature butter, salt box and waxy yellow apple.

Palate has under-ripe pineapple, honeycomb, warm green apple, salty warm lemon, pulverized flint; concentration is amazing, finish is minutes.

Wow, Meursault I already ❤️ thee, but this is next level.

Decanted +3H, then double decanted for service tonight.
— 5 hours ago

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@Lyle Fass Thanks! We're on the same page here, fantastic wine. Next bottles popped in 8-10Y, but so damn delicious tonight.

Bouchard Père et Fils

Vigne de l'Enfant Jésus Grèves Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2005

One of the better 05’s tried recently that is deep & layered showing dark cherry, raspberry fruits, sweet spices, dried herbs with a silky texture on the palate — 11 days ago

Neil, Ira and 8 others liked this

Thierry et Pascale Matrot

La Pièce-sous-le-Bois Blagny 1er Cru Pinot Noir

2013 found at a state liquor store in Utah for 29 bucks — 24 days ago

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Domaine Jean Chartron

Vieilles Vignes Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Beaune Chardonnay 2018

After this weekend, it's a bit tough to get back to "regular" wines. Nevertheless, this is yummy, but see previous notes.

Day 3: this has picked up significant weight and complexity. Wow.
— 12 days ago

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Maison Albert Bichot

Domaine du Pavillon Clos des Ursulines Pommard Pinot Noir 2012

Medium garnet; medium intensity aromas of forest floor, earth, subtle mushrooms, old wood, black cherry, balsamic macerated strawberries; dry, high acid, medium alcohol, medium body, medium plus intensity flavors consistent with aromas; quite earthy with mostly tertiary flavors, medium finish — 3 days ago

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Nicolas Rossignol

Les Fourneaux Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2015

Medium ruby; medium plus intensity aromas of fresh ripe strawberries, red cherry, earth, subtle forest floor, herbal notes; dry, medium plus acid, medium minus tannins, medium alcohol, medium body, medium plus intensity flavors consistent with aromas; fruit flavors remarkably fresh and young, perfectly balanced — a day ago

Paul, Lyle and 2 others liked this

Bouchard Père et Fils

Marconnets Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2004

2004 Burgs vs CA Pinots. BH91 but I found it too lean, as was typical of that vintage. — 7 days ago

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Albert Morot

Bressandes Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2018

. Almost drank more like an older Napa cab no kidding. Big boned, rich, fat. — 12 days ago

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Florent Garaudet

Meursault Chardonnay 2015

Lyle Fass
9.4

Stunning nose of butter, minerals, green apple, spice and florals. Salty as well. Just gorgeous. So so expressive. Palate is super. Lemony and fresh with terrific acidity and super pure. Long finish. This is no way a 15 if you served this to me blind. Even needs air. Maybe a 9.5? — 2 days ago

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