Gros Manseng

Château du Retout

Le Retout Blanc Gros Manseng Blend 2016

Star bright straw gold in the glass. Nose of baked quince and citrus rind. Echoed on the medium-bodied palate with stony minerals and underripe white peach. Firm acidity throughout as expected from this solid Sud-Ouest white. Pork chops, cassoulet, or even light cuts of beef with Béarnaise will pair nicely. Drink now through 2023. — 14 days ago

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Domaine Anne Gros

Les Loachausses Echezeaux Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2017

You can drink this as is. Not clear to me why I would age a wine which is awesome out of the gate. Stunning but 192$. Violets yes. Super elegant. Very well managed oak. Just a touch chalky. Pomegranate mostly. Hint of cherry. Tiny touch of blueberry really just a touch! And sandalwood. Yes this has all the hallmarks of a Grand Cru. Obviously for the wealthy or folks who forgo clothes and buy this instead. — 19 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Nice, been a little time since your last post, good bottle to do it on!

Domaine Michel Gros

Les Chaliots Nuits Saint Georges Pinot Noir

It is necessary to take decanting. But from one hour, we can enjoy complexity. A bit body more than mid. Elegant. Aroma actually better over time, 2 hours and more 2004 @4650, Eric Tsai, 191113 — 6 days ago

Didier Dagueneau

Les Jardins de Babylone Jurançon Petit Manseng

2009 every vintage I have ever tasted is pure ambrosia — 14 days ago

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Domaine Gros Frère et Sœur

"Musigni" Clos Vougeot Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2006

From half bottle! Outstanding Clos Vougeot. I could still taste it hours later. Nice echo! — 6 days ago

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Domaine du Tariquet

Classic Côtes de Gascogne Ugni Blanc Blend 2016

Light and dry. Tart hints of lemon and a mild grassy flavor. Great wine for the value. — 4 days ago

Domaine A.-F. Gros (Anne & Francois Gros)

Clos de la Fontaine Monopole Vosne-Romanée Pinot Noir 2015

Labo members gave me back in June. Earthy baked brick nose that belies clear garnet color. Velvet soft tannins. — 15 days ago

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Domaine du Gros' Noré

Bandol Mourvedre Blend 2013

Wine 2 of the Daube Provençal dinner. So much character. So minerally and iodine on the nose, dark blackberry extract fruit too. Rich and clingy in the mouth but with nice acidity and the tannins there but not obtrusive. Nice! — 17 days ago

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