Santenay, Côte De Beaune

Jean-Baptiste Béjot

Santenay Pinot Noir 2013

Nice Burgundy wine. A fairly structured pinot noir, with the usual primary notes such as fresh red fruit. Here associated with a beautiful structure, with roasted tastes, sweet spices. 7 years of age, the tannins are well melted. Nice finish. — 6 days ago

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Bouchard Père et Fils

Vigne de l'Enfant Jésus Grèves Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2005

Ripe dark cherries, mushroom, wet potting soil and tobacoo...slight sweet vanilla, and old leather..alot of tertiary characters but fruit ever so present...acid held it all together with a really long finish...outstanding.. — 6 days ago

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Domaine Vincent Ledy

"Les Beaumonts" Chorey-Les-Beaune Pinot Noir 2015

Lyle Fass
9.4

Terrific vintage for by far the best Chorey in Burgundy. Gorgeous aromas of raspberry cake, dank dark cherries, some earth, some animal, spice and loads of complexity. Will open more and I’ll return. Palate is ripe and so juicy with just stunning precision and dazzling purity. Big bright mid season cherries and amazing balance. Finish never ends. This is easily 1er Cru quality. Closed as Vincent’s wines are super powerful and need time to unfurl but having said that in ripe vintages such as 18 and 15 his wines shine like no other. Concentrated and so so sappy with amazing purity. Terrific inner mouth aromas that are floral and fruity with a fantastic mineral spine. Amazing texture and such impressive high quality ripe tannins. Clean as a whistle. This is so so impressive. The purity of the fruit on the finish. Stunning. — 20 hours ago

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Domaine des Comtes Lafon

Volnay Santenots-du-Milieu 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2011

Pop and pour. A medium ruby red color. On the nose: floral, forest floor, cherry, herbs, and caramel vanilla. Taste: white pepper, strawberry/raspberry, with a smokey floral medium plus finish framed by medium acidity. Tannins starting to resolve...give this medium body wine a few more years.

This pinot going great with the Imperial Peking Duck tasting menu at this once Michelin starred restaurant (1st Chinese restaurant in north America to earn one).

VIVA LAS VEGAS!!!!!!!!!!!
— 10 hours ago

Brenda Terzich-Garland
with Brenda
Brenda, Eric and 6 others liked this

Domaine Borgeot

Clos de la Comme Dessus Santenay 1er Cru Chardonnay 2016

The 2015 vintage is better than the 2016. This vintage is greener and less complex. Not bad, but pretty average all around hence the lack of descriptors. — 5 days ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
with Brooke
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Domaine Henri Boillot

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2018

David T
9.0

So, Henri Boillot is one of my go to Burgundy producers...largely for his quality in craft but, his QPR as well.

Normally, I wouldn’t open even one of his Village Bourgogne whites this early (I would wait 2-3 more years) but, 2018 is a good to very good not outstanding vintage & this was only $25 ish. Inexpensive for a decent Burgundy these days. So, I bought several.

The nose reveals; waxy, sweet & sour lemons, the light, good/softer aspects of lemon pledge, lime zest, green & golden apple, overripe pineapple, honeysuckle, apricots, white peach, orange rind, grapefruit w/ pith, tree bark, flintiness, notes of roasted caramel, vanillin, beautifully, elegant, grey volcanics, salty, powdery, even slightly floral chalkiness, white to lightly brown spices, sea spray, oyster notes, limestone/sandstone, fruit blossoms, yellow lilies framed in a field of spring flowers.

The body is thick, rich, lush and nicely rounded. If you like viscosity, no issues here. It guides over the palate presenting no mouth arguments. Waxy, sweet & sour lemons, the light, good/softer notes of lemon pledge, green & some golden apple with skin, lime zest, overripe pineapple, honeysuckle, apricots, white peach, orange rind, tropicals green melon, tree bark, notes of roasted caramel, beautifully, elegant, grey volcanics, salty, powdery, even slightly floral chalkiness, white to lightly brown spices with some medium palate heat, sea spray, oyster notes, sulfur/flintiness, limestone/sandstone, fruit blossoms, yellow lilies framed in a field of spring flowers. The acidity is near dead on...like a gentle cool stream. The long finish is, gorgeous & sexy, elegant, rich, good balance all around and persists gently for minutes.

Just gets better & better as it warms & opens up in the glass. This Bourgogne will add another point or two when I open my next bottle in 2-3 years.

Excellent with our soft, white cheese...Jasper Hill Farms-Willoughby. If you can find this cheese, gets one of my highest recommendations. Bought it at Whole Foods but, you can always check JasperHillFarms.com if N/A where you shop.

Photos of; Masion Henri Boillot, Owner/Winemaker Henri Boillot, tasting room that looks into the barrel room and his Bonnes Mares Vineyard.
— 6 days ago

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Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

Above my pay grade

Domaine Rouges-Queues

Santenay Pinot Noir 2013

Slightly stanky; moist prune, rehydrated black cherry, moist composted soil. Quite enjoyable actually. — 20 days ago

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Domaine de Montille

Les Sizies Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2017

Alex Lallos
9.3

Insanely good. Modern and clean with some ripe aromas and flavors. Super Burgundian on the palate. Shows how charming volnay CAN be. Dusty fruit on the nose with black tea and a little eucalyptus. Long long wine that should have the legs to go for years and years to come — 3 days ago

David, Eric and 5 others liked this

Louis Jadot

Clos des Vignes Franches Beaune Pinot Noir 2016

Young but very enjoyable and shows great promise to improve over the next several years if not longer
Black cherry, tobacco, and mushrooms.
Highly recommend especially at the $39 price point.
— 6 days ago

Ron, Mike and 2 others liked this

Albert Morot

Aigrots Beaune 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2015

Ted
9.5

Gorgeous. Ripe cherry, chocolate, cocoa. Opened it up about an hour ago and just poured a glass. Loving it. — 14 hours ago

Jeni
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