Tasting Notes: Weekly Roundup

Happy Friday! Before we celebrate the coming weekend, we want to look back on drinks the Delectable community enjoyed and consumed this week. We've gathered a handful of reviews and notes that caught our eye. From detailed notes to standout photos, the Delectable community was busy this week, and there are so many great posts to read. Mark your favorites and pick up a bottle to try this weekend. Cheers!

Jacques Selosse

Initial Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay

Cheers! Here’s to Life!
Cease the day.🥂🥂

Sultry. Rich, dense and impressive. In top-form!
Peaches, pasteis-de-nata, rockdust, crustaceans, yeast and almondpaste.
Magnifique!!! 👌🏻

Deg.: 21-10-2014
— 2 years ago

Peter, Peter and 31 others liked this
Peter van den Besselaar

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Fun picture brothers! 🌞
Eric Weerstra

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😎 cheers.

Tommaso Bussola

TB Valpolicella Classico Superiore Corvina Blend 2014

Ming L

On the nose plum, fig, cherry, balsamic, espresso, and dried herbs. Medium to full body with rich texture and spectacular acidity for a fresh wonderfully balance palate. Incredible length. This really showcases the skill of the winemaker in a poor vintage like 2014.

A Valpolicella Classico Superiore made in Ripasso style, with 50% of grape going through 3-month drying process. “TB” used grapes of older estate vines.
— 2 years ago

Bob, Severn and 4 others liked this

Castello di Volpaia

Riserva Chianti Classico Sangiovese 2018

Last night. Awesome. Probably wine # 3 or 4 of night up against vino nobiles and brunellos. Grest bouquet, fruit, mouthful and balance delicious. Basic chianti Classico was good but this was outstanding. — 2 years ago

Roy CardosoSean-Patrick Karshis
with Roy and Sean-Patrick
Alex, Byron and 5 others liked this

Jacques Selosse

Initial Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay

This is impressive. Ripe yellow fruit (pineapple, apricot, melon). Hot buttered toast. Long. Oily. Copper wax. Gorgeous, classy wine. One to remember. Degorgement: 21-10-2014 — 2 years ago

Peter, Peter and 14 others liked this

Agro de Bazán

Granbazan Etiqueta Ambar Rías Baixas Albariño 2019

Very classic Albariño. Wouldn’t hesitate to put this in a blind tasting lineup. Loads of white flowers, citrus, white peach, and seashell on the nose. The palate is light to medium bodied with more of the same fruit notes plus lots of salty iodine flavors. Snappy acidity. A great wine for shellfish. Picked this up for $17 in Lebanon, NH. — 2 years ago

Alex, Byron and 4 others liked this

Christian Moueix

Ulysses Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2016

Blueberry, floral on the nose. Dense, big blue and black fruit up front. Thick tannins but very well integrated. Medium finish. Less green pepper than last time about a year ago. Definitely evolving and I wouldn’t open another ‘16 for at least 2-3 more years. This wine could age another 15+. — 2 years ago

Eddie, Alex and 9 others liked this


Montebruna Barbera d'Asti 2016

Braida ‘Montebruna’ Barbera d’Asti DOCG 2016: Medium-body. Bright acidity. Soft tannins. Red fruity aromas. Refined red & black fruits, vanilla & spice, ending with a smooth, persistent finish. A truly outstanding Barbera wine, not to be missed! Cheers🍷 — 2 years ago

Trixie, Ericsson and 6 others liked this

Jean Foillard

"Cuvée Corcelette" Morgon Gamay 2018

Among the summits of the Beaujolais is this Morgon de Foillard. Accessible to immediate pleasure but nevertheless rich deep and complex. The aromas are revealed in a sturry way, as a story. Fruity attack (red) pink floral note, iris, peony, herbaceous notes, infused. Depthensity and paradoxical lightness. In my top 5 Ever. ❤️

Parmi les sommets du Beaujolais on trouve ce Morgon de Foillard. Vin accessible au plaisir immédiat mais néanmoins riche profond et complexe. Les arômes de révèlent de manière étagée, comme un récit. Pele-mêle: attaque fruité (rouge) note floral rose, iris, pivoine, notes herbacées, infusées. Densité profondeur et légèreté paradoxale. Dans mon top 5 Ever.
— 2 years ago

Daniel, Andrew and 33 others liked this
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On est sur le point de passer à son fils…

Larkmead Vineyards

LMV Salon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2015

Beautiful wine with lots of blackberry and acidity coming through. Let it open for a hour, probably should have been more. — 2 years ago

Janelle Greenlee
with Janelle
Eddie, Alex and 5 others liked this