Jean Michel Gerin

Domaine Jean Michel Stéphan

Côteaux de Tupin Côte-Rôtie Syrah 2015

Great Cote Rotie that was rich, inky with notes of dark fruits, graphite, licorice, mineral & violet. Elegant & silky feel on the palate showing good depth & balance. — 21 days ago

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Jean-Michel Guillon & Fils

Vieilles Vignes Gevrey-Chambertin Pinot Noir 2016

This was interesting. It was a little ripe for my taste, quite fruity, decent tannins, but seemed to fall off from the mid palate on. — 2 months ago

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Domaine Jean Michel Stéphan

Les Binardes Côte-Rôtie Syrah 2018

J. Kim
8.9

Has a great material, but the natural funk keeps it hidden — 2 months ago

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Domaine Jean-Michel Gaunoux

Les Perrières Pommard Pinot Noir 2001

Les Chantreries - Chateau de Pommard -2001 : magnum . Liquoreux , charpenté, gros caractère, un peu moins gouleyant, touche d’acidité légère. Un bonheur. Joyeux noel. — 2 months ago

Jean-Michel Guillon & Fils

Cuvée du Roi Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2017

Soft-bodied and elegant. Sweet tannins and light cherry taste. Went well with duck. A quality wine, especially at the price. — 17 days ago

JM Cazes

Domaine De L'Ostal Estibals Minervois Syrah Blend 2016

2016 vintage. Domaine de l'Ostal is owned by famous Bordeaux winemaker Jean-Michel Cazes (Pauillac Cru Classé Château Lynch-Bages and more recently Haut-Batailley). We can reasonably expect him to not put his name on a bad wine, and this Estobal (the second wine of the estate, the top wine being labeled Domaine de l'Ostal Grand Vin) surely delivers. Dark red. Intense perfume of blackberry jam, rosemary and dried flowers. Mouthfilling layered jammy fruit, with good acidity, smooth tannin and good spicy length. — 10 days ago

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Jean Michel Bouchet & Filles

Brut Millesime Champagne Blend 2008

W Box
9.3

Well balanced in every aspect. — 2 months ago

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Jean-Michel Dupré

Beaujolais Régnié Gamay 2019

Light and airy red, dry and smooth. Delicious berries with a mineral/earthy after taste. 12.3% ~1g sugar per bottle. — a month ago

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Château Ormes de Pez

Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

David T
9.0

My first bottle opening of a 2009 Bordeaux. We’ve tasted a number of 2009’s, this is the first one we’ve opened. Showing the glory of 2009, even in a lesser bottling. I’ll say it again, for the value buyer of Bordeaux’s, buy good producers second, third or other wines. 2009, perhaps, the best Bordeaux vintage since 1982.

Good first look to judge better more expensive, quality producers of 2009 Bordeaux wines for when to best open your first. I would say those need another 8-10 years more in bottle to have them fully shine to buying expectations.

Family member from the Jean-Michel Cazes family that brings us Lynch Bages.

The 2009 shows better on its own than with our Wagyu Ribcap.

It simply shows the elegant beauty of the vintage. It brings similarities to 1982.

It shows velvet tannins with ripe, ruby fruits of; blackberries, black raspberries, black cherries, poached strawberries & raspberries. Bay leaf, wet clay, dark spice with heat, limestone, dry, crushed rocks, nutmeg, clove, soft cinnamon & understated vanillin, black licorice, dry twig, spearmint, tough leather, dry tobacco, graphite, oak barrel shavings with fresh & slightly withering; dark, red, purple florals. Acidity for days. Straight up; lush, well knitted and balanced finish that persists nicely for minutes.

Photos of; Chateau Ormes de Pez, Saint-Estephe vineyard, inside the Chateau-breakfast room and their barrel room.

1/15/21
— 2 months ago

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