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  • 2000 Château Grand Corbin-Despagne – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (1/1/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, slightly dusty looking. Nose of saddle leather, black berries, dark plums, a hint of herbs du Provence and a bit of anise. Flavors of black berries, plums and raspberries. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2000 Château Faugères – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (9/2/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3 hours.

    Garnet color in the glass, just a little bit dusty looking. Nose of barnyard, rusty iron, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of raspberries, red berries and red cherries. Tart acidity, resolved tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (91 points)

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  • NV Egly-Ouriet Champagne Grand Cru Brut Rosé – France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru (4/22/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Salmon color in the glass, clear looking throughout with medium, steady beading. Nose of strawberries, red berries and wet stones. Flavors of strawberries, red berries and red cherries. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2008 Château Guadet – France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (2/12/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of plum, smoke, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of Bing cherries, raspberries and plums. Bright acidity, drying tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air. (91 points)

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  • 2007 Camille Giroud Charmes-Chambertin – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru (12/4/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Light garnet to garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of barnyard, black cherries, plums, smoke and flowers. Flavors of black cherries, black raspberries and boysenberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the shorter term than long term. (93 points)

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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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  • 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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  • 2003 Louis Jadot Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Domaine Louis Jadot – France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru (10/19/2019)
    WIML94

    Tasted blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri, leather, plums and berries. Solid, fruit driven palate of boysenberries, raspberries and plums. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold.

    My guess was 2006 Louis Jadot Grands-Echezeaux. Wrong! (94 points)

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