Pierre Amadieu

Pierre Gerbais

Grains de Celles Rosé

Just take a look at this color. So striking. So sexy. Nice perlage and cream. The nose is so crisp and fresh. Pears and lively red cherries alongside mangoes. Freshly baked bread aromas are very nice here, as well are the grapefruit and strawberry.

Yet another young hotshot champagne maker, Aurelien Gerbais from the Aube. A friend and neighbor of Cédric Bouchard and that’s all you need to know. 50/25/25 PN/CH/Pinot Blanc with an extra brut dosage of 3 g/l. The low dosage avoids the trap of being austere, but rather it’s an inviting and gracious Rosé. The addition of 10% Coteaux Champenois Pinot Noir gives it that beautifully sexy color and viscosity.

Dry with breathtaking acidity, the terroir really speaks here. The palate follows the nose with more summer berries and light yeast. So lovely, so sleek. Good sex in a bottle. If you see these, get them.
— 2 days ago

Iwan, Josh and 1 other liked this

Pierre Péters

Cuvée de Réserve Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay

Extremely effervescent, straighforward BdB. Well made! — 9 days ago

Daniel, Eric and 2 others liked this

Pierre Sparr

Mambourg Alsace Grand Cru Gewürztraminer 2015

Pale yellow with nose of stone fruit and honey. Smooth on the way down with lychee honey on the palate. Not as intense as the zind humbrecht from the night before. Paired well with scallops and Dover sole. Another good Alsace product. — 12 days ago

Pierre Brisset

Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot 1er Cru Chardonnay 2017

Lyle Fass
9.8

Long day. Needed greatness and I got it. Hugely expansive and mineral nose with unreal complexity. Beautiful dash of oak complexity. Sweetest most delicate wood. Airy, ethereal minerals. Palate is super elegant, complex and so delicate with wonderful purity and lift. What a finish. So elegant. Beautiful green apple and sweet lime. Loads of rocks on the finish. Crunchy. What a finish. Just so long. This is stunning and sadly my last bottle. Terrific grip and structure but that super finessed finish is epic. — 15 days ago

Daniel, MICHAEL and 15 others liked this

Pierre Boisson

Meursault Chardonnay 2018

Really mellowed out and was good after it warmed up and had airtime. Not quite Lafon but solid — 9 days ago

Ira, Mike and 10 others liked this

Pierre Brisset

La Combe Aux Moines Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2014

Lyle Fass
9.6

Took 3 hours to open. Then pure Moines. — 9 days ago

Rob, Andrew and 18 others liked this

Pierre Boisson

Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 2016

David T
9.3

Creamy round acidity with fresh ingredients from the garden & vinaigrette dressing.

Leftover from last weekend & no worse for the ware.
— 6 days ago

Eric, Josh and 20 others liked this

Pierre Gonon

Saint-Joseph Syrah 2012

From mag and firing from first pour. Great bottle. Well paired w grilled pork chop. — 2 days ago

Dawn, David and 4 others liked this

Pierre Brisset

Chambolle - Musigny Pinot Noir 2017

Lyle Fass
9.5

No formal notes. Spectacular. Sweet. Elegant. Pure. Sappy and elegant. But 17 Möbitz Kanzell smoked it. — 14 days ago

Aravind, Jonathan and 11 others liked this

Château Saint-Pierre

St. Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

Way too young to open that is still tight & structured that needs another 10 yrs min. — 12 hours ago

Peter, Adam and 10 others liked this
Lyle Fass

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One of my favorite sleeper estates