Ladoix, 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!
— 5 days ago

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

Domaine Laurent & Karen Boussey

Savigny les Beaune Pinot Noir 2018

Lyle Fass
9.3

Another dense young Boussey 18. Glorious fruit and minerals but a wall of tannin. Needs a 2+ hour decant. Nose is gorgeous cherries. Lipstick like intensity. I’ll be back. Texture gets softer and deeper with air. I love 18 but will take a while to get there. Incredible concentration and minerals. A great wine.

9.2 to 9.3 overnight. Superb earth and red fruits. Strawberry, gorgeous classic Burgundian aromas. Palate is super juicy and sleek. Great power and depth and unreal fruit. Delicious. Way better on day 2.
— 11 days ago

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Domaine Camus-Bruchon & Fils

Narbantons Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2008

Dark rubi robe, nose of spices, crushed roses and dark cherries. Medium bodied, very fresh, balanced and complex but also bold structure, this is a joy of a wine done in the classical way. An enfant now but getting closer to drinking window. Give it 3 more years in bottle. It will sing. Enthusiastically recommended. — 18 days ago

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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 — 9 days ago

Neil, Ira and 8 others liked this

Albert Morot

Bressandes Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2018

. Almost drank more like an older Napa cab no kidding. Big boned, rich, fat. — 10 days ago

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Domaine Patrick Javillier

Pernand-Vergelesses Pinot Noir 2018

Dark ruby red. Inviting nose and lush medium palate of earthy black cherry, fresh mushroom, and slightly woody red plum. Medium acidity. Medium minus tannins. A Burgundy for the New World drinker. Just enough fruit and a well regulated militia of oak, tannins, and acidity make for a PN that’s true to its roots yet approachable to the novice. A wide variety of cuisines will pair nicely. I went with very authentic (read, “spicy”) Ethiopian fare. Drink now through 2028. — 8 days ago

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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. — 5 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.
— 10 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 — a day 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? — 9 hours ago

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