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!

Château De Leoube

Côtes de Provence Rosé Blend 2018

Delicious rosé from Provence. Dry with notes of strawberries, melon, minerals. Perfect end of summer sipper. — 2 months ago

Alex, Severn and 13 others liked this
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Have you tried Leoube’s Cru bottling ‘La Londe’ yet? Killer
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@Jeremiah Allen I haven’t tried it but I’ll keep my eyes open for it! Thanks for the tip.
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@Shawn Thompson Shawn your post has been selected on the weekly Delectable Review Cheers 🍷🇨🇦

Château Léoville Barton

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 1995

Dusty, earthy nose of tea leaf, humidor, caramel-latte, leather and damp soil. The structured palate echoes the nose but also reveals cedar, graphite, beef blood and dark forest fruit. Tannines are wonderfully rounded and ripe. Medium to full-bodied, this is a gorgeous 95-leftbanker. 🤙🏻 — 3 months ago

Freek, Thijs and 26 others liked this

Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 2017

Love this wine. Had a glass on night one and after it sat for 30-40 it really opened up. Needs that time. The bottle showed even better on the second night. Close your eyes and it’s Meursault. Would be great to age. — 2 months ago

Ira, Adam and 20 others liked this

Château Cos d'Estournel

Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

the candy theme continues ~ this time dark razzles ~ and the fruit POPs! Now I appreciate what is in the glass, and not sure I’d fault it for anything, but not sure I can award it 💯 like three other sources ~ or even 99 for that matter ~ BUT I am sure willing to taste it dozens of more times over the years to see how it evolves 😉 KUDOS Cos! 🍷🤘 — 2 months ago

Shay, David and 26 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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@Daron Watson Nice! I go for the 70's vintages right now, had a '71 about two years ago, I can still taste it in my mind, the pencil lead note is very distinct.
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‘71 is my birth year @Severn Goodwin ~ I GOTTA GET ME ONE!
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My favorite is the ‘82. I’ve had it twice and it is ethereal. Cos has always been my favorite Bordeaux. Usually best at 20+ years in a good vintage

Schrader Cellars

RBS Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

So good. Lovely black cherry fruit. Fans out beautifully across the palate. Drinking well now, but lots of structure and energy to continue to develop for many years. — 3 months ago

Severn, Dawn and 31 others liked this
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@Dawn E. Thanks! Cheers!
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Oooooo! So nice!
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Love the RBS

Silver Oak

Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Consistent notes with all other vintages of this wine. Big generic tasty Cali cab — 2 months ago

Mark, Iwan and 13 others liked this

Domaine Coche-Dury (J.F. Coche Dury)

Meursault Chardonnay 2010

Fresh limpid lemon, white flowers and stone fruit. A whiff of matchstick. On the palate bright, rounded with lovely depth and a vibrant streak of acidity. Really electric, vivacious and exciting. Great. — 2 months ago

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Mark, Severn and 30 others liked this

Kaiyo

Japanese Mizunara Oak Whisky

Easy drinking — 2 months ago

P, Weijie and 4 others liked this

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

Bolgheri Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

Has more potential but at this moment still too young to tango... — 2 months ago

Stef, Jan and 18 others liked this