Domaine Jacques Prieur

Jacques Lassaigne

La Colline Inspirée Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Subtle aromas of lemon and saffron. Good concentration, a little more streaky acid than I prefer. Subdued. — 6 days ago

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Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier

Clos de la Maréchale Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2012

Incredibly elegant wine with all there is to please. Asian spices, flowers, dark cherries, and a touch of cinnamon. Complex and medium bodied, excellent now but no rush. — a month ago

Adriana Pagliano
with Adriana
Adriana, Anthony and 6 others liked this

Jean-Jacques Morel

Le Ban Saint-Aubin Pinot Noir 2012

Lovely.

Aromatically closed on open.

Plate is old school. A pleasant herbal note.

Great with salmon.

Bought from fass selections.
— 9 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Nice, will miss his wines.

Jacques Puffeney

Arbois Savagnin 2011

First morels of the season calls for #puffeney. Sweet talc, play dough, acid, sherry/floral nose, fungus, dankness. 😍😍😍 — 21 days ago

Alsu Shakirova
with Alsu
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Louis Jadot

Château des Jacques Moulin-à-Vent Gamay 2006

Pulled from my cellar and brought to Tasting Group. Decanted for sediment and served within 30 minutes of opening. Cork was pulled with a Durand; intact and saturated about halfway. In customary fashion, served double-blind to the group. The color is a deep, slightly hazy garnet. Medium viscosity. The nose is insanely expressive. Mushrooms and forest floor dominated early but these characteristics actually took more of a back seat to the fruit after about 30-45 minutes of air. At that point, desiccated red fruit with strawberries, cherries and cranberries were predominate followed by Salmiaki, dried flowers, with the mushrooms and the forest floor. Some baking spices too. Sneaky tannin…putting it medium+ and medium+ acid. Moderate alcohol. The finish was long and silky. Such lovely lovely fruit still and dare I say, intense! The group was all over France and Italy with some choosing Barbaresco, some saying Brunello, some in Burgundy and others saying Southern Rhone. All were blown away that it was a 15 year old Beaujolais. Drink now or over the next few years. — 17 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Great note, this bottle exemplifies why we all should age Beaujolais! Especially MaV

Jacques Selosse

Millésime Extra Brut Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay 2006

Where to begin? My first Selosse. The hype? At first, controlled. Wine was decanted before pouring and came en glass slightly less advanced than I thought. Nose not as approachable at first...but then, but then... wow! Opened up into the sublime! Incredible linear precision. Felt like every bubble was at the tip of your tongue. Clearly a superlative wine with a perfect / near perfect amount of age advancement. It was great and we were just living through it... — 17 days ago

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Domaine Jean-Jacques Girard

Les Fichots Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2012

Lyle Fass
9.4

My last bottle and age your Fichots! Please! This is glorious. 19 is close to 12 in spirit I think. What a nose. Ebullient, expressive and pure. Black raspberry and black cherry with a spicey earthy note. Floral and underbrush but clear. Just gorgeous and will only get better with air. Air and Fichots work well together. Ahh, the classic Fichots structure. Stoney, straight and long. Always needs an hour to open at any age but the length, balance and wow that length are there. Incredible fruit amplitude and volume. Sappy and pure. Wonderful finesse has arrived after some air. Just a beautiful wine and one of the best values of red burgundy I’ve ever encountered. It’s great every year but some years like 12/19 are better than other. Also 14. — 13 days ago

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Jacques Selosse

Substance Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay

Substance 09 Disg. was superb with a nose to die for. Like old rum barrels. Layer upon layer of complex flavors. Fades a bit over time, but to drink amongst four was perfect. No decant necessary. — 23 days ago

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