Domaine Saint Préfert

Jean-Jacques Morel

La Chatenière Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2018

Nose has cooled lemon curd, light apple cider vinegar, cold pineapple, moist moss, oxidized green apple slice, damp clove and very wet grassy notes.

Palate has pineapple core, bruised green pears, faint lanolin, light honey notes, light under-ripe yellow peach and white waxy notes round out the finish.

Double decant with 12H rest. A Saint Aubin for the trending natural wine crowd without being over the top 'natural'. 92-93 Points.

Paired to a grilled slab of Steelhead Trout, perfection.

24H Update:
Nose has fresh green apple peel, warmed yellow apple slice and white waxy notes.
Palate has warm pear, slight honey and under-ripe pineapple.
Much improved; Score change 92>93.
— 4 days ago

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@Lyle Fass Thanks ♥️♥️
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Nice.. wonder how it will be today
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Severn, you eat well! Hugh

Frederic Mabileau

Les Rouillères Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Cabernet Franc

Vintage 2019 | a favorite producer of mine. 100% Cabernet franc, vines 25 a 40 years old. Bio wine. It is so much fun to taste the difference between Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil and for example Saumur Champigny. Pop and pour. Frivolous raspberry bouquet, gains expression with aeration. It’s not the power that catches the eye, but finesse and elegance. Medium weight. Lovely now, paired with ostrich stew and mixed vegetables from the oven. Happy. — 2 days ago

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Marc Colin et Fils

Les Castets Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2019

2022/5/15 with shellfish porchetta, straw-seared bonito carpaccio, etc. Lemon meringue tart, cold butter, iodine and peat smoke on the nose; the palate follows suit, with a nice blend of mineral, acid and sweet fruit elements. In my most recent safari of (relatively) reasonably priced white Burgundies, this is a good one. — 4 days ago

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Château Lilian Ladouys

Saint Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

Château Lilian Ladouys Saint-Estèphe 2016: Medium-plus bodied. Round tannins. High acidity. Black fruits. Blueberry. Plum. Vanilla. Leather. Oak. Great finish. Consisting of 62% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon & 6% Petit Verdot, this red Bordeaux blend presents power & smoothness yet still quite youthful & evolving. Overall, very pleasing & delightful with a lot of value for the price. Great weekend to all! Cheers🍷 — 4 days ago

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Joseph Colin

La Chatenière Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2019

PYCM’s younger brother. The most is a bit shut down for now but solid, mineral-driven with a hint of white florals. The palate is a different story: there’s a chalky-creamy texture that’s hard to explain and to die for, an interplay of supple ripeness and out of bound minerality. The acidity is there to support the conclusion but the taste takes a back seat to the texture. Remarkable even considering the shy nose, would love to drink it in its prime. — 5 days ago

Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

En Remilly Cuvée Nicholas Matisse Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2016

This was all about lemon, citrus, crushed rock, saline & racy acids with nice richness & balance. Quickly drained! — 4 days ago

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Hubert Lamy

En Remilly Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2018

Lamy’s En Remilly is usually a wine I hold in higher regard, but this bottle was knocked back by a touch of… dare I say… premature oxidation. With Diam 30 and a thick white wax cap (plus a great track record), you can be sure this was again a function of bad cold chain in Malaysia. Sigh. Having said that, it was still a decent showing - loved the mineral saturation the wine displayed from start to finish. The nose was rich and still detailed with aromas of popcorn, wheat grain, iodine, pear, unripe pineapple, lanolin, and a tinge of mint as well as the dreaded oxidative musk. The palate was dense, saline, expectedly taut, and had a lovely texture that seemingly enveloped the tongue. The oxidative honey note was rather distracting in the finish, but a chill did help mask it. Actually superb with confited ocean trout, but I can’t help but feel robbed of the full enjoyment of this wine. — 21 days ago

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Domaine Saint Préfert

Collection Charles Giraud Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhône Blend 2017

Drinking beautifully, berry fruit, earth, pepper, with long finish. — a month ago

Trixie, Daniel and 4 others liked this

Château Cos d'Estournel

Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend 2003

A majestic dark crimson color with bricking. Invites you in with mystical perfumed notes that jump from the glass.  Palate is as good as the nose (SEE PRIOR NOTES).  Should hold with a nice drinking window ahead.  Triple YUM tonight! — 5 days ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

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The good stuff
Tom Garland

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@Hugh O'Riordan No doubt. Cheers!