Claude Dugat

Les Cailloux du Paradis (Claude Courtois)

Racines Vin de pays du Loir-et-Cher Red Blend

Pretty pretty pretty good. Umami on the nose. Raisins. — 4 days ago

Domaine Jean-Claude Marsanne

Saint-Joseph Syrah 2018

Nose: blackberry flower. Blackberry liquor. As this opens candied lilacs.

Palate : intense blackberries liquor. Hand crushed very ripe blackberries. Intense. … big vanilla. Lots of spice as this opens.

A well made biggish wine. Great for steaks or pork chops or duck.
— 2 months ago

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Claude Dugat

Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2005

Dark plummy fruit. Sour cherry. Intense… very pure and mineral. Fantastic. Dense — 4 months ago

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@Conrad Green I  am assuming it has a long way to go. How prominent was the wood? Thanks
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Yeah. It has many years ahead. Wood was definitely there but it didn’t scream out at you… it was well integrated. Modern in style but great material

Louis Claude Desvignes

La Voûte Saint-Vincent Morgon Gamay 2021

Cherry, violet, hay, a tiny touch of licorice too. This is quite exciting and profound. The palate is showing a massive acid backbone, some width and grip, some cherry notes, but the fruit is a little discreet. There are tannins popping up in the rear, disturbing the mouthfeel, powering up a tangy finish with cherry and a nice bitter note along with a tiny salty touch, almost sea breezesque if that makes sense. This is a serious beaujo, very different from fruit bombs and other crowd-pleasing usual expressions that people tend to rave about. This is gastronomy wine and playing in the same league as some other wines from a different varietal that grow a bit farther to the north. — 2 months ago

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Claude Riffault

Les Boucauds Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2022


Funky nose upon opening. Dissipates quickly. I love this wine. Slight candied lemon, pineapple and summer flower aromatics. — 3 months ago

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Claude Riffault

Les Denisottes Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2021


Sec et mineral tres droit En bio belle longueur Tres valable — 4 months ago

Vignobles Thévenet & Fils

Clos de l'Ermitage Saint Claude Vieilles Vignes Saint-Véran Chardonnay 2008


Excellent Chardonnay! Mature and great balance with chewy texture and long finish. — 2 months ago

Anne Claude Leflaive

Clau de Nell Anjou Grolleau 2017

Delicious. Took quite a while to open up, but was beautiful when did. — 2 months ago

Anne Claude Leflaive

Clau de Nell Anjou Cabernet Franc 2020

2020. I wanted to try something similar in body to the Pinot Noir, but with different aromas and flavors because my daughter has become interested in trying new pairings. Lighter than the Pinot, and had a brett aroma when first opened that was new and unappealing at first, but when it opened up in the decanter, it was our favorite with the grilled lamb kebab. — 3 months ago

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Domaine Claude Branger

Le Fils des Gras Moutons Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine Melon de Bourgogne 2019

Crisp, with mineral and citrus flavor. Paired well with seafood and poultry and anything else you care to eat. 2019 vintage drank in October 2023 — 5 months ago

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