Chitry, Burgundy

Domaine Labruyère

Vieilles Vignes Bourgogne Gamay 2016

Gamay of « great » Burgundy which means that it is somewhere between the gamay style of Beaujolais and Burgundian winemaking. We have a floral and aerial character reminiscent of Chiroubles or Fleurie, with notes of medley evolution, undergrowth reminiscent of Burgundy pinots-noirs. The finish is salivating (almost saline) on greedy acidity. 2016 is to drink now.

Gamay de « grande Bourgogne » qui veut dire que c’est quelque part entre le style gamay du Beaujolais avec la vinification bourguignonne. On a un caractère floral et aérien qui rappelle Chiroubles ou Fleurie, avec des notes d’évolution pot-pourri, sous-bois qui rappellent les pinots-noirs bourguignons. La finale est salivante (presque saline) sur une acidité gourmande. 2016 est prêt à boire.
— 10 days ago

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Louis Jadot

Steel Chardonnay 2018

MICHAEL COOPER DipWSET
9.1

Solid as #steel no oak #bourgogne #chardonnay for a great price #qpr amazing Lees work and ripe delicious fruit. — 7 days ago

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Vincent Dancer

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2017

Oops, forgot I had this so recently. Oh well, very different from previous btls and not nearly so oak dominant. Definitely ripe with sweet apple and meyer lemon, but well-integrated lemon chiffon. On the palate: fantastic acidity, sweet citrus, soft mint, velvety mouthfeel, and a tarragon, sweet apple finish. Without a doubt my best btl so far, but still nothing like the 14, 16 or 18. — 17 days ago

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Oops, forgot I had this so recently. Oh well, very different from previous btls and not nearly so oak dominant. Definitely ripe with sweet apple and meyer lemon, but well-integrated lemon chiffon. On the palate: fantastic acidity, sweet citrus, soft mint, velvety mouthfeel, and a tarragon, sweet apple finish. Without a doubt my best btl so far, but still nothing like the 14, 16 or 18.

Domaine Michel Rebourgeon

Bourgogne Côte d'Or Pinot Noir 2019

Lyle Fass
9.2

One of the best values in Burgundy. Producer and estate. Such a gorgeous nose. Big sappy red fruits, elegant spices and cooling minerals. Huge cherry explosion. Real depth here and such vivid aromatic details. So pretty. Wow, 19 is the bomb! Palate is so juicy and so pure. Okay, my man has taken the leap. The balance here is extraordinary. So clean and balanced. Startling purity. This is blowing my mind. Such supple texture. So silken and sweet. Crystalline levels of purity here. Almost a 9.3 and could be with air. Just needs to flesh out a bit. But it’s all there.

After much air this is super floral and just lovely. Stunning fruit. So pretty. Still keeping at 9.2. My initial assessment was correct.
— 10 days ago

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Etienne Sauzet

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2019

Solid white Burgundy. Initially it is very tight, proper aeration and cold temp help enormously. Green straw color with white flowers, mist, wet stone and citrus scents of tangerine and grapefruit on the nose. The pallet follows the nose with bright bright acidity and a touch of honey on the slightly tannic finish. Couldn’t think of a more perfect pairing for PF Changs Kung Pao Chicken. — 12 days ago

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Jean-Claude Lapalu

Cuvée de Fous Brouilly Gamay 2017

Going on 5 yrs, thought I’d give this unusual Cru Bojo from Brouilly a try. It’s singularity is first hinted at with a 14.5% abv; it also needs air & time to really come together; finally, it has some serious tannins. Like arid desert dry tannins, or something that one would get in only a Southern French red— like Madiran ( Tannat) or Cot (Malbec). At end of day, needed a good decant or another 3/4 yrs. — 3 days ago

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Domaine Piron-Lameloise

Quartz Chénas Gamay 2016

Charming, floral, vegetal nose. Fruity and tense mouth, with beautiful floral notes (peony) and a beautiful almost saline mineral line that leads to the tasting. It's a very nice balance between greed and refinement, with superb drinkability. Gamay as I like it💕

Nez charmeur, floral, végétal. Bouche fruitée et tendue, avec toujours de belles notes fleuries (pivoine) et une belle ligne minérale presque saline qui conduit la dégustation. C’est un très belle équilibre entre gourmandise et raffinement, avec une superbe buvabilité.Le Gamay comme j’aime 💕
— 8 days ago

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Domaine Michèle et Patrice Rion

Les Bons Batons Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018

Pop and pour yesterday. Better than I remember my last btl being. On the nose: musty mulberry, vanilla, spice, rose. On the palate: good acidity, lovely density and weight...black pepper, mulberry and blackberry. Soft, finely grained tannin on the finish. Yum. — a day ago

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Pierre Brisset

Cuvee Cassaneas Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 2018

This is really awesome. First, lemon cream and kiwi on the nose. The palate is linear at first but builds in volume. A quinine-like bitterness provides the bass note and the perception of sweetness and long acids play so well on top. Such precision. It’s hard not to keep sipping this until the bottle is gone. — 9 days ago

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Lyle Fass

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That is really some Bourgogne Blanc. I think 19 is great but more treble than bass to play off that metaphor. But elite treble. Lol.
Josh Morgenthau

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I’m loving this over like 6 days. Can tell how well it will age but damn it’s drinking so generously already. @Lyle Fass which vintage do you prefer?
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@Josh Morgenthau 18 as it’s just so complete

Jean Foillard

"Cuvée Corcelette" Morgon Gamay 2017

After a 2 weeks pause for (very mild) health reasons I thought it would be good to pop a bottle I had kept on the side for such occasion.
Cola, cherry, hay and an irony thing one the nose, very inviting. The palate is superlative. Massive acid backbone, superb juicy cherry fruit all along, great width, soft mouthfeel, a little bit of cherry liqueur on the sides too, ample mid palate with a slight drying effect like a subtle brush and a finish with those same cherry juice and cherry liqueur notes. This is so beautiful...
— 7 days ago

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Romain Fitoussi

Romain Fitoussi

🤪💕🤪💕
Timothy Lynch

Timothy Lynch

What a great restorative drop. 👨‍⚕️