Ulysse Collin

Ulysse Collin

Les Maillons Rosé de Saignee Extra Brut Champagne Pinot Noir 2017

Love this vintage for what’s normally a rich, dense and powerful style that almost takes you to Burgundy. The 2017 rendition after 36 months on the lees is particularly elegant, satiny and detailed, layered with blood orange, red flowers and spice inflicted aromatics with a chalky mineral core. The full bodied and textural palate offers tremendous fruit density, balance and purity with a lingering finale. Love the whole lineup from Ulysse Collin. — 8 days ago

Jan, Paul and 4 others liked this

Corison

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Absolutely gorgeous and unique. For a 23yo wine the complexity on the nose and palate is still bumpin, and the tannins are silky and smooth, with a little grab here and there just to let you know it’s past. Nose of rich dark berries, old driftwood (from Collin) with a medium body that’s fruit forward, somewhat smoky, and beautifully balanced with hints of dried herbs, and sage. Absolutely amazing. — 3 months ago

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Pauline Collin Bérêche

Montagne de Reims - Ludes 1er Cru Vieilles Vignes Champagne Pinot Noir 2016

Inaugural release from Pauline, Raphaël Bérèche’s wife. Made of old-vine Pinot Noir from her own family’s estate. 48 months on lees and with a dosage of 3.5 g/l. Scarce as hen’s teeth with a mere 1996 bottles produced. Delicious, though I did find it a tad simple (and primary). Heaps of green apples and citrus fruits. Tasted almost like Zapple for those in the know. Air did coax out the more mineralic elements, along with hints of nuttiness and toast. Good energy. A lovely first release and definitely one to follow. — 6 months ago

Daron, Serge and 8 others liked this

Ulysse Collin

Les Enfers Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Champagne Chardonnay

2016 base I believe; 48months. Absolute BdB laser beam, calibrated dosage to produce sublime length. — 5 months ago

Bruno Colin

Vieilles Vignes Chassagne-Montrachet Pinot Noir 2013

Bruno Collin. Masterful — 8 months ago

Juan, Ron and 3 others liked this

Ulysse Collin

Extra Brut Le Jardin d'Ulysse Pinot Noir Blend 2015

The first edition of Jardin d'Ulysse, based on the 2015 vintage and disgorged in 2021 has aged beautifully in bottle. It’s really picked up intensity and generosity since it was first released. It definitely needs air, in fact, I’d have it open an hour or so in advance. It’s a taut, racy rendition with a stunningly silky texture while simultaneously rich with just the slightest oxidative complexity that’s beginning to build and only adding to its attraction. Its floral, spice and citrus inflicted aromatics are layered between its chalky mineral core and the palate is chiseled, full bodied, satiny and concentrated, with structure built to age. It’s only going to get better. Love these wines 🙌🏻 — 3 months ago

Severn, Paul and 6 others liked this

Ulysse Collin

Les Pierrières Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2017

Lyle Fass
9.5

The 48 month new unicorn wine. Caramelized and slightly oxidized but engaging and deep. Not as fine as the Prevost but a treat. Seemed young. — 5 months ago

Ira, Severn and 9 others liked this