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  • 2002 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet – France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru (10/19/2019)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of toast, hazelnut, ginger and nutmeg. Flavors of yellow pear, lemon curd and minerals. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2002 Domaine Leflaive Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet – France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru (10/19/2019)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of toast points, hazelnut and mixed yellow fruits. Flavors of lemon, cherry aid and minerals. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink strictly based on age but this bottle was holding up well. (93 points)

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  • 2004 Delamotte Champagne Blanc de Blancs Millésimé – France, Champagne (10/19/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, steady beading. Nose of toast, ginger and yellow pears. Flavors of brandied pears and lemon. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2009 Château Génot-Boulanger Volnay 1er Cru Les Roncerets – France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Volnay 1er Cru (1/15/2020)
    WIML92

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of barnyard, black berries and earth. Flavors of black berries, Bing cherries and black raspberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (92 points)

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  • 2002 Ruinart Champagne Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs – France, Champagne (10/19/2019)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, steady beading. Nose of ocean breeze, yellow pears and creme brûlée. Flavors of lemon, yellow apple and yellow pear. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (94 points)

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  • 2005 Louis Jadot Latricières-Chambertin – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Latricières-Chambertin Grand Cru (10/19/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Light nose of herbs, dishwater and red plums. Flavors of red berries, cherries and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

    My guess was this is the 2005 Louis Jadot Latricières-Chambertin. Right! (93 points)

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  • 2005 Louis Jadot Clos de la Roche – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru (10/19/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear as a bell. Bigger nose of white pepper, rose petals, tobacco and mixed dark fruits. Rich flavors of red berries, cherries and raspberries. Medium acidity, drying tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean toward hold.

    My guess was the 2005 Louis Jadot Bonnes Mares. Wrong! (93 points)

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