Domaine François Carillon

Domaine François Carillon

Bourgogne Chardonnay

Super classy. Really beautiful oak treatment. — 8 days ago

Sharon, Severn and 4 others liked this

François Mikulski

Genevrières Meursault 1er Cru Chardonnay 2017

Really a nice Meursault, crisp, clean, racy with that perfect balance of fruit & acid — 9 days ago

Eric, Ira and 10 others liked this

Jean François Ganevat

Sous la Roche Côtes du Jura Savagnin 2014

Changing it up! Ganevat’s whites are really something. Amazing yellow fruit intensity with complex nutty elements and layered minerality that’s backed by ripping citrusy acids. Everything you want from this wine. Awesome. — 3 days ago

Ely, Shay and 7 others liked this

Domaine François Buffet

Carelles sous la Chapelle Volnay 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2017

Fruity and very generous. The juiciest cherries mingle with mint, lavender, a touch of soy and tamarind. Very clean, beautiful transparency, nose is a bit quiet at the momen but quite pretty and the palate is wide open. — 9 days ago

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Lyle Fass

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love this site

Domaine François Carillon

Les Champs-Gain Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2013

Terrific. Layered and complex. This had 2 more gears than the 2010 Thomas Morey Puligny La Truffiere. Honeyed fruit. Long. — 22 days ago

ESF, Brent and 16 others liked this

Domaine François Raveneau

Valmur Chablis Grand Cru Chardonnay 2002

Of the 3 grand cru Chablis chez Raveneau, Valmur is my favorite. I find Blanchots less minerally, Valmur the most minerally, Clos just behind Valmur. The best ever for me, shockingly, is 1994 Valmur, then 1996. We had a stunning wine of the trip 2010 Valmur in Champagne at Les Crayeres.

So I was eager to drink 2002. Fabulous from the get go. Pop and pour, first w a pâté de campagne, then with roast duck and herb risotto at Opal in Santa Barbara. Waiter foolishly declined the proffered pour.

Just super citrus zest bejeweled with minerals and hints of menthol, super acidity, all balanced and long, depth and weight with no heaviness. Simply great Chablis. Loved it.
— 10 days ago

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Jean François Mérieau

L'arpent des Vaudons Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Pale yellow with aromas of ripe white stone and citrus fruits with dried floral grassy notes, aged on lees for 5 months. On the palate flavors of rich apple and lemon with crisp acidity and pronounced mineral notes. Medium+ finish, ending with creamy citrus, herb and flinty mineral character. Good now and will improve over next several years! — 14 days ago

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François Crochet

Les Perrois Coteaux du Giennois Sauvignon Blanc 2019

2019 Vintage -light yellow /green hue - light fresh herbs , citrus ( left bank of the Loire across from Sancerre ) -neutral barrels (?) nice body -medium - nice texture — 11 days ago

Hermes, Trixie and 5 others liked this
Trixie

Trixie

Fine looking dinner with the wine. Cheers!🍷
Douglas Braun

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Thanks @Trixie nice prima verde

Louis Carillon et Fils

Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay 1993

Light to medium gold color. Nice weight. Fruit forward, impactful nose. Notes of meyer lemon, tan spice, honeydew melon, citrus, kiwi and apricot. Silky and smooth in the mouth. Awesome fruit and fine-grained acidity. Lemon creme notes come on throughout the evening. Great juice. — 16 days ago

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Alan Weinberg

Alan Weinberg

93 so underrated following 92 and so acidic on release but so good now.

Domaine François Buffet

Le Village Volnay 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2020

Lyle Fass
9.6

Love this site. So finesse driven. An essence of Volnay type of site. Big, ripe and sappy red and black cherries that are so forward and so vivid. Stunning depth and freshness. Gorgeous earth and minerals. So nimble and pure. Red licorice. Love the controlled ripeness. Yes it’s ripe but yes it’s within the realm of being reasonably ripe and attractive. Palate is joyous. Nimble and elegant and shockingly pure and so ethereal. Sappy and sweet and so silky. Volnay defined. Lithe and elegant tannins and I swear this is the silkiest 2020 I’ve had yet. The purity of this is off the charts. I’m gobsmacked how great this is. I know this will go higher with air. Weightless wine with wonderful intensity. What a duo the 19 and 20. Now the nose has pumpkin spice and other spices. Spicecake vibe for sure. — 19 days ago

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