François Mikulski

François Mikulski

Poruzots Meursault 1er Cru Chardonnay 2004

Started complex and booming with minerality and energy. Second and third day pure meursault unmistakeable salted light butterscotch. Excellent, not a flaw in sight 👌🏼 — 16 days ago

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François Chidaine

Les Bournais Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2017

We can’t get enough of top shelf chenin these days. 3 hour decant, tasting as it slowly unfolds from cellar to room temp. Palate is where this shines, a real shapeshifter. Beeswax, lanolin, jasmine, finishes like a sunset—dips out of sight and leaves you with a beautiful afterglow. — 10 days ago

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Andrew Schirmer

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Jean François Ganevat

Les Vignes de Mon Père Côtes du Jura Savagnin 2006

Robe jaune claire
Nez réduit puis s ouvre lentement sur des note d agrumes confits d iode
Bouche à l attaque dense et pleine de sève et de fraîcheur
Vin très massif et carré qui en est qu à ses débuts
— 10 days ago

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François Mikulski

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2015

Not your typical burgundy. Still delicious. Less chalk. More citrus, but more round and relaxed than tart. — 14 days ago

François Mikulski

Genevrières Meursault Chardonnay 2015

Jan A
9.6

Beautiful stuff. Complex nose, full bodied. Streak of acid and long finish. — a month ago

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Peter Zandbergen

Peter Zandbergen

Great discovery at our Feb tasting!

François Lecompte

Brut Rilly-La-Montagne 1er Cru Champagne Blend Rosé

This is good. In the beginning the nose had this vitamin B thing going on, but it wasn’t in the flavors in the mouth. The second day the smell was gone but the finish has this flintstone or scooby doo vitamin thing. Could just be a light struck bottle. TBL — 21 days ago

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François Chidaine

Les Tuffeaux Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2005

Just concluded our annual Fall seclusion at our cabin in the Rangeley lakes region of Maine, mobile service up there is mostly non-existent, after several days I am posting again. Notes are somewhat brief, as my focus is relaxing and watching the Common Loons swimming and diving in the cove in front of our camp.

Nose has pineapple core, lemon zest and papaya peel.
Palate has oxidized orange, dried orange peel, dried lemon peel, fresh apricot, blood orange and grapefruit peel.
Either past peak or still needs more time, last time we had this bottle the sweetness was over the top ~9 years ago; still sweet but mellowed some, more oxidative than past memory.
— 25 days ago

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François Mikulski

Saint-Aubin Chardonnay 2015

Dan R
9.1

Quite reduced on opening, this would have benefited from a decant. Opens up to a delicate, wispy expression of stone fruit, river rocks and herbs. Midpalate is creamy, and this finishes with bright acidity. A very pretty chardonnay. — a month ago

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Chris A

Chris A

You know, I would have never even thought to decant a white. Still so much to learn even after a while of enjoying wine!
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@Chris A young, reduced white burgs and sulfury German Riesling, to name two styles, really benefit from aeration. This was a resto purchase, wish I had more time with it

Billecart-Salmon

Cuvée Nicolas François Billecart Brut Champagne Blend 2002

At The Come Taste The Stars Dinner hosted by Tyson Stelzer. Another 60/40 blend of Pinot Noir/Chardonnay. Quite BdB - very lemony and Chardonnay in style. So fresh and young - you would never pick this as 17 years of age. Aged 13 years on Lees. Evolving at glacial pace with developing layers of complexity. Will mature to 2030. A wonderful Champagne from the excellent 2002 vintage. At Montrachet Restaurant in Brisbane. — 12 days ago

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François Raquillet

Les Vasées Mercurey 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2017

All the freshness and lift of ‘17, matched to raspberry, roasted game bird, spice and a fair bit of tannin. Maybe not as deep and expressive as his 1er Veleys, but fantastic nonetheless. — 2 days ago