Clos Saint Jean

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Saint-Joseph Syrah 2012

Great density on the palate that remains focused. Very seamless across the palate, with oak, acid, tannin, and alcohol all in balance. Classy but still has a wholesome nature to it. Beautiful aromas and flavors of cooked mulberry, blackberry jam, charred meat, pastille, bacon, cedar, bitter roots, graphite, woodsmoke. Drinking great right now — 5 days ago

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Château Faugères

Saint-Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

Ron R
9.4

Home alone, and as a result, I can return to some French faves. Regretfully, wifey tastes vomit if it’s anything other than a Napa fruit-bomb. Yes, I’m exaggerating, but you get my point...
This is on another level. 2009 was in my opinion a breakout year for this winery. With the winery renovations complete in 09, and Michel Rolland consulting on the winemaking, it’s easy to see the future state. This is a Merlot blend with double digit cab franc, and a dollop of cab sauv. I poured this pretty much at cellar temp (unusual for a typical Bdx), and it’s simply wonderful at this point.
Nose displays kirsch, nutmeg and a hint of sweet tobacco. The palate explodes with fresh black fruits, brown sugar, bold tannins, and a touch of white pepper. Judicious oak treatment allows the components and winemaking to take center-stage. A very contemporary example, which will sail on for another 15 years, minimum.
@Deborah M, your gentle nudge moved me. While I didn’t decant, I did open it 2hrs prior to tasting 🙂
— 2 days ago

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Ron R

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@Bryan Kesting, like I, just suck it up, and know your role.
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@Ron R Gentlemen a man has to do what a man has to do, drink the wine Cheers 🍷
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Brilliant vintage.

Jean-Claude Bachelet

En Remilly Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay

Delicious oaky Chardonnay from Burgundy. Full bodied with butter to start and a subtle fruity acidic finish. Reasonable price as well!! 😊 — a day ago

Jean-Baptiste Souillard

Saint-Joseph Syrah 2017

Hop alley with Jimmy and Lizzie — 9 days ago

Vignoble Belot

Vignalet Saint-Chinian Rosé 2018

Dan R
9.0

A great southern French rosé with good mouthfeel, acid and purity of flavor. — 2 days ago

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Amiral de Beychevelle

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

The best second wine from Bordeaux I’ve tasted and also nice to finally have something from 2015 which is not just approachable but drinking well now. Wonderful nose of cherries, oak, vanilla and almonds. Palate is smooth, rich with a hint of sweetness l, plenty of dark fruit, tobacco, some liquorice and strangely enough, toasted hazelnut. Acid and tannins are in check leading to a dry but very pleasant finish. Great Bordeaux at a sensible price point. — 2 days ago

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Clos Saint Jean

Deus Ex Machina Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2010

This easily has another few decades left to offer, but quite approachable today. Smooth and powerful; can’t wait to have another glass in the future. — 5 months ago

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Vintage please. Thanks
Nick Hodne

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Updated for you Severn - it was the 2010 vintage 🍷
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Beautiful, thanks Nick.

Jean Foillard

Côte du Py Morgon Gamay 2016

David T
9.4

Two of the very best dishes we had in recent memory. Food a 9.8. Wine pairing a 10.

Absolutely the best @Plate&Bottle Dinner we attended. Spectacular evening.

Thanks to Chef Hedy who talents in the kitchen need to experienced by all. We’ve been to many Michelin stared restaurants all over the world and not had food as delicious as Hedy’s.
— 2 days ago

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It was an amazing dinner- thank you Hedy for providing us with delicious experiences💕

Domaine Romaneaux-Destezet (Hervé Souhaut)

Saint Joseph Marsanne Roussanne 2018

The way to my heart is wonderfully unusual aromas. Here are some - think smokey pineapple and buttered popcorn and maybe stewed apples in simple syrup. No doubt Rhône, this is full bodied and powerful, but not at all sloppy - oak and spice, lean and clean. — 4 days ago

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