S de Suduiraut Vieilles Vignes 2019 – Bordeaux

S de Suduiraut Vieilles Vignes  2019 – Bordeaux

The nose is fresh, aromatic and offers tension. There are notes of nutmeg, yellow berries and, to a lesser extent, mirabelle plum, combined with hints of white berries, spices, toasted oak and a discreet hint of musk. The palate is fresh, fruity and offers roundness as well as some restraint. On the palate this wine…

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Château Millaud-Montlabert 2019 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Millaud-Montlabert 2019 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is fruity and offers a certain freshness and a fine stretch. There are notes of pulpy boysenberry, blackberry and slightly fresh strawberry combined with hints of fresh lily and a discreet hint of star anise and grey pepper. The palate is fruity and reveals minerality, freshness, tension and a fresh frame. The palate…

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Château Lafitte 2019 – Côtes de Bordeaux

Château Lafitte 2019 – Côtes de Bordeaux

The nose is fruity and salty/iodine. There are notes of creamy blackcurrant, salinity and a hint of crushed cherry combined with hints of crushed redcurrant and a subtle liquorice note. The palate is fresh, mineral and offers freshness, acidity, tension and energy. On the palate this wine expresses juicy/fresh blackcurrant, morello cherry and slightly tart/crushed…

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Château Brown 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

Château Brown 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

The nose is fruity, racy and offers an iodised minerality. There are notes of crushed blackberry, fleshy strawberry and, more slightly, redcurrant, combined with fine saline, star anise and chocolate notes. The palate is fruity with juiciness, acidity, minerality, good definition, iodine and a creamy/unctuous mouth feel. On the palate, this wine expresses notes of…

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Château Rahoul 2019 – Graves

Château Rahoul 2019 – Graves

The nose is racy and tight. The wine benefits from being decanted. There are notes of wild raspberry, red berries and more slightly violet, combined with fine touches of pepper and a discreet hint of incense and dry gravel. The palate is fruity and offers juiciness, sweetness, acidity and juiciness/pulpiness of the fruit. On the…

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Château Fontbaude 2019 – Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

Château Fontbaude 2019 – Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

The wine benefits from decanting. The nose is tightly wound with a fine grain and a nice  stretch. There are notes of wild blackberry and slightly crunchy wild strawberry combined with fine touches of lily, ripe dark berries, fine zan, rose and a discreet hint of graphite and sweet spices. The palate offers juiciness, a…

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Château Suduiraut 2019 – Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classé

Château Suduiraut 2019 – Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classé

The nose is aromatic and offers power, a certain concentration, a nice intensity in freshness, a spicy side as well as complexity. There are notes of kumquat, crushed peach and, more slightly, crushed berries combined with hints of white flowers, exotic fruit, fine hints of lychee, spices and a discreet hint of vanilla and an…

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Château l’Enclos 2019 – Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

Château l’Enclos 2019 – Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

The nose is fruity and offers a certain pulpiness. There are notes of pulpy peach and pear combined with hints of citrus, fine hints of quince and a subtle hint of butter and toast. The palate is fruity, balanced and offers minerality, some pulpiness, a good freshness, a fine unctuousness, gourmandise as well as straightness….

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Château Grand Jour 2019 – Côtes de Bourg

Château Grand Jour 2019 – Côtes de Bourg

The nose is a bit tight/closed. The wine needs to be decanted. There are notes of cooked blueberry, pulpy blackcurrant and more slightly morello cherry combined with subtle touches of ripe/acidulated berries as well as hints of cola, roast, lily and a touch of pepper. The palate is fresh, mineral, fruity and offers good definition,…

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Château Baby 2019 – Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

Château Baby 2019 – Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

The nose is fruity and offers fine intensity, freshness and a fine grain. There are notes of concentrated blackberry, concentrated blackcurrant and more slightly wild strawberry combined with hints of crushed blueberry and fine toasted/caramelised notes and a subtle hint of pepper. The palate is fresh, mineral, balanced, fruity and tense. On the palate this…

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