Jean Milan

Chateau St. Jean

Cinq Cépages Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

I’m rating this high just for the reason that most would not expect this Sonoma Blend to last this long & taste so good. No bricking whatsoever, plenty of fruit left with no stewed fruits on the nose.

I remember buying the 1995 when it first hit the store shelves for $25.00, it was the first time paying more than $15.00 for a bottle of wine! The only reason I bought it was because I liked the name🙄 turned out to be a very good rookie purchase unlike most of my rookie mistakes.
— 5 days ago

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That’s two highly rated Sonoma Cabernets for you this weekend. 1997 was a grand Napa vintage. So, there is that but St Jean & especially A Raf make wines that age well. Glad you enjoyed this one.
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Wow!

Jean-Paul & Benoît Droin

Chablis Chardonnay

$25, 2020 vintage, drunk February 2024, with Shibli, loving friend. He and I were quite satisfied.  — 4 days ago

Jean François Ganevat

Grusse en Billat Côtes du Jura Chardonnay 2015

Still up and running like there is no tomorrow
Very classy and long
— a month ago

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Jean Foillard

Fleurie Gamay 2020

Remember this was it was in the sub $20 range? — 21 days ago

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Erik Longabardi

Erik Longabardi

@Peter Sultan I’m just going to buy all the Spatburgunder I can now
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From your lips to Lyle’s ears!!!@Erik Longabardi

Jean Foillard

Côte du Py Morgon Gamay 2014

Wild strawberries, black cherry, warm earth, med body, med + acid 😜🥰 — 22 days ago

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Jean Foillard

Beaujolais Villages Gamay 2020

A bit heavier than what I’m used to but a solid wine. — 17 days ago

Clos Saint Jean

Vieilles Vignes Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2007

A delightful CDP! Full-bodied but not overpowering. Smokey and tangy with a lot of floral notes. Raspberries, kirsch, blackberries, with a satisfying finish. Drinking exceptionally well now. — a month ago

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Chateau St. Jean

Cinq Cépages Sonoma County Red Blend 1997

David T
9.3

My second bottle of five. This better than the first. I can tell you I didn’t pay $150 as shown on Delectable.

The nose reveals floral; blackberries, black raspberries, dark dry cherries, poached strawberries, some raspberries & blueberries. Soft baking spices-clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanillin, steeped tea, dry top soil, crushed, powdery limestone/sandstone, dry crushed rocks, whiff of pepper, mixed darker berry licorice/cola, forest floor w/ dry leaves, bay leaf, old, used leather, dry tobacco w/ some ash, dry brush/tumbleweed, spice, withering yet brightly floraled, red, dark, blue and liquid violets.

The palate fruits are, still ripe & juicy; floral; blackberries, black raspberries, dark dry cherries, poached strawberries, touch of purple fruits, some raspberries & blueberries. Soft baking spices-clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanillin, steeped tea, celery, dry top soil, crushed, powdery limestone/sandstone, dry crushed rocks, hints of pepper, mixed darker berry licorice/cola, forest floor w/ dry leaves, bay leaf, old, used leather, dry tobacco w/ some ash, mushrooms tones, muddy grey volcanics & clay, dry river stone, dry brush/tumbleweed, spice, withering yet brightly floraled, red, dark, blue and liquid violets, rainfall acidity, the finish is amazingly well structured & tensioned, balanced, elegant, nicely polished finish that lasts minutes falling onto spice & minerals.

Style & age 94. Technically 93.
— 18 days ago

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Paul T- Huntington Beach

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I have one of these,
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Exception producer and a great wine.

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

L'Hermitage Syrah 2009

Great stuff. Met all expectations and more. Full span of fruit, spices and more, with an everlasting finish. Just hope I could find other bottles on shelves. — 11 days ago

Jean François Ganevat

Les Grands Teppes Vieilles Vignes Côtes du Jura Chardonnay 2007

No sign of oxy, very impressive fresh. Gunflight. — a month ago

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