Maranges, Côte De Beaune

Domaine Charles François & Fils

Hautes-Côtes de Beaune Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2003

Vintage 2009 | very vital and vibrant Pinot Noir. Half transparant. Brown rim. Strawberry in smell ánd taste, quite frivolous and elegant. Thus: very true to type. Paired with grilled tunafish, fried zucchini and some pasta. — a day ago

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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.


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!
— 9 days ago

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Sharon B

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

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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.

Florent Garaudet

Meursault Chardonnay 2015

Lyle Fass

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? — 4 days ago

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Bonneau du Martray

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 1986

On to the white burg course… when I opened this 5 hours before guests arrived, the first whiff caused a smile and I told my wife, “this is why you age white burg!” What an amazing nose right from the get-go. Straw to medium gold color, bright and heavy in the glass. High-pitched nose with notes of meyer lemon, cardamom, kiwi, tan spice, gravel stone and almond paste. Palate staining acidity in the mouth. So much energy for a 35+ year old Chardonnay. I’ve had this many times in the past, and tonight it might just have been at its best! (Bday 3 of 12) — a day ago

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Awesome wine 😀
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Crazy how good 85 and 86 BdM CC have been forever. Happy b-day.

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 — 13 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. — 9 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 — 5 days ago

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Domaine Leflaive

Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay 1986

Medium gold in color, slightly darker than the 86 Bonneau du Martray next to it. Heavy in the glass. Sweet floral nose. Notes of sweet kiwi fruit, lemon curd, apple cider and white acacia flowers. Lacked acidity at first but with many hours of air this powered up. Last sip was the best. I preferred the other whites to this, but was happy to see this improve so much during the evening. We discussed this being Vincent Leflaive’s last vintage, and sadly this was the last bottle in my cellar of 86 Leflaive. (Bday 4 of 12) — a day ago

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Nicolas Rossignol

Les Fourneaux Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2015

Medium ruby; medium plus intensity aromas of fresh ripe strawberries, red cherry, earth, subtle forest floor, herbal notes; dry, medium plus acid, medium minus tannins, medium alcohol, medium body, medium plus intensity flavors consistent with aromas; fruit flavors remarkably fresh and young, perfectly balanced — 3 days ago

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Michel Rebourgeon

Meursault Chardonnay 2018

Nose has lemon zest, lemon slice, vanilla bean, crushing of flint, white wood smoke, room temperature butter, salt box and waxy yellow apple.

Palate has under-ripe pineapple, honeycomb, warm green apple, salty warm lemon, pulverized flint; concentration is amazing, finish is minutes.

Wow, Meursault I already ❤️ thee, but this is next level.

Decanted +3H, then double decanted for service tonight.
— 2 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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@Lyle Fass Thanks! We're on the same page here, fantastic wine. Next bottles popped in 8-10Y, but so damn delicious tonight.
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@Severn Goodwin wine is sick. Electric and so complex.