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  • 2015 Tardieu-Laurent Hermitage Blanc – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage (1/19/2019)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of talc, flowers, clove and perfume. Flavors of mixed yellow fruits, lychee and minerals. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink with a little air or continue to hold. (95 points)

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  • 2003 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage (2/20/2016)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of smoke, leather, violets and berries. Flavors of berries, raspberries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2004 M. Chapoutier Hermitage Blanc Chante-Alouette – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage (2/13/2016)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of spice, lychee and wet stones. Flavors of lychee, passion fruit and minerals. Medium acidity, medium body. Drink or hold. I’d lean toward drink. (92 points)

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  • 2005 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage (9/15/2015)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of brown spices, flowers and mixed yellow fruits. Flavors of yellow pears, yellow apples and a touch of Mead on the medium to long finish. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. Waffling between WIML94-95. Would like to revisit. (94 points)

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DALLAS 2ND WEDNESDAY GROUP – SEPTEMBER 2012 – (9/19/2012)

The Dallas 2nd Wednesday Group got together this past Wednesday for our September wine dinner. Our wine theme for the evening was Rhone wines both North and South. We ended up with quite the eclectic and unexpected mix of white Rhones, a Tavel and a handful of Red Rhones. It was fun! Here are the results:

  • 2004 Jacques Copinet Champagne Cuvée Marie Etienne – France, Champagne, Côte des Blancs, Champagne
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with tiny, fairly quick dissipating beading. Nose of sea spray, lime and wet stones. Flavors of lemon, lime and minerals. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

  • 2008 Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of talc, lime spritz and wet stones. Flavors of peach, lime and apricot. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

  • 2005 E. Guigal Condrieu – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Condrieu
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of matchstick, flowers and yellow pears. Flavors of yellow pears, lemon wedge, a bit of hazelnut and a bit of an earthy finish. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

  • 2009 Saint-Cosme Condrieu – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Condrieu
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of ash, kumquat, talc and a hint of rose petal. Flavors of lemon, yellow pears and minerals. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

  • 2010 Cave de Tain l’Hermitage Crozes-Hermitage Blanc – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Crozes-Hermitage
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of peach, apricot and grapefruit. Flavors of peach wasser, citrus fruits and apricot pit. Bright acidity, medium bodied. Drink or hold. (90 points)

  • 2005 Marc Sorrel Hermitage Blanc Les Rocoules – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow to yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of camphor, spice, yellow pear and yellow apple. Flavors of yellow pear, lemon and a bit of an earthy finish. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

  • 2005 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of ash, yellow pears and wet stones. Flavors of yellow pears, yellow apples and minerals. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (91 points)

  • 2011 Les Vignes des Precheurs Tavel Rosé – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Tavel
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Deep rose colored in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of strawberry, red berries and a hint of bubble gum. Flavors of red berries, red raspberries and a hint of red cherries. Medium to bright acidity, light to medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

  • 2009 Château des Hautes Ribes Vacqueyras – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Vacqueyras
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of spice, smoke, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, black raspberries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium body. Drink or hold. (90 points)

  • 1996 Château de la Gardine Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée des Generations Gaston Philippe – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of smoke, pepper, plums and wet stones. Flavors of black berries, black raspberries and plums. Tart acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d drink. (90 points)

  • 2006 Michel & Stéphane Ogier Côte-Rôtie – France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Côte-Rôtie
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri, white pepper, plums and berries. Flavors of raspberries, tart berries and a bit of cherries. Tart acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. I’d drink now. (91 points)

  • 1998 Château Cabrières Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Prestige Tête de Cru – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of tobacco, brown sugar and mixed berries. Flavors of berries, plums and a hint of cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (91 points)

  • 1998 Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of ash, white pepper, plums and a hint of barnyard. Flavors of berries, raspberries and a bit of minerals. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

  • 2003 Château Redortier Gigondas – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Gigondas
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, spices, mixed dark fruits and a bit of smoke. Flavors of berries, raspberries and cherries. Tart acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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