11/28/2021: Thanksgiving TP — 5 hours ago
Easy to drink. Black cherry with a hint of spice. Bought at Mitsukoshi for ¥4,500. — 2 months ago
Amazing wine — 2 years ago
I thought I'd try a new Bordeaux for the evening, and learned it is produced by none other than Château Calon Ségur! (Which by style doesn't surprise me.)
I know, I know. It is 2014. "Matt, why would you open full throttle Bordeaux so early?"
Because I can, and I had a long Monday. Deal with it.
Dark purple in the glass, and a slight amount of heat in the nose. The perfume is a composition of bell pepper, cedar, mushroom, and dried lavender. The pallet is intense and concentrated (14.5% ABV), with firm chewy tannins reminding me a bit of a barrel tasting of Mouton 2016.. Blackberry & black plum, vanilla, red apple skins, and black and green peppercorns to the dark chocolate finish.
I will say, for a $25 bottle of St Estephe, this has some major potential.. I would buy a case of this incredibly affordable wine, and lay it down for a few years.
Might have to do that... — 5 years ago
2018 vintage. Yes, the “green”
note from the Vinous review is there but it is very high/front palate. Still oodles of structure, fruit, balance and drinkability that minimizes it. Starts as green bell pepper initially, then trends toward mint. Second bottle in a little over a week. First bottle was a monster. Second bottle a little more restrained. Where exactly does the truth lie? In the middle as usual? More deep investigation required… — 2 days ago
Strong finish. — 7 months ago
Very smooth and very good with lamb — 4 years ago
Blend of 76% Cab Sauv, 13% Merlot, 9% Cab Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, aged 20 months all in new French oak barrels. Deep Ruby with aromas of blue and black fruits, oak, cedar and floral notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry and plum with notes of tobacco, espresso and earthy herbs. Fine tannins, long finish ending with fruit, cedar and mineral spice. Very nice! — 5 days ago
Felipe gostou, Isa achou forte demais. — 4 months ago
The nicest part of a late afternoon meal in a chain restaurant in Lyons shopping district. — 4 years ago