Acclivi 2015 – Burlotto Barolo DOCG, Italy

Acclivi 2015 – Burlotto  Barolo DOCG, Italy

Fabulous, admirable for its elegance and perfect interpretation of the terroir, Fabio  still keeps going on his family project with an amazing, specific, and personal, point view. All of this attitude are included in the term “style”. A stimulating wine, rich in his body drawn by flowers, velvety spices surrounded by a nice powerful tannins. A…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2015 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2015 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is elegant and offers a small richness, a fine intensity as well as complexity. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and small notes of ripe raspberry associated with fine toasted touches, caramelized as well as discreet hints of Cuben pepper and a subtle hint of nutmeg / cedar. The mouth is fruity, elegant,…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2012 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2012 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers power (well managed!), a very fine grain, subtlety as well as a very fine deepness. It reveals notes of fleshy Boysenberry, fleshy strawberry and small notes of raspberry associated with very fine touches of racy minerality, a hint of juicy blueberry as well as fine hints of vanilla,…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2010 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2010 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity and offers a beautiful contained power as well as a fine richness. It reveals notes of fleshy wild strawberries, fleshy blackberry and small notes of cherry associated with fine touches of violet/flowers, Bourbon vanilla, toasted as well as a subtle hint of chocolate (in the background). The palate is fruity, well-balanced,…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2007 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2007 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is beautifully elegant, fond and offers a beautiful finesse of the grain as well as a flattering side. It reveals notes of ripe cassis, ripe raspberry and small notes of ripe berries associated with fine touches of tonka bean / mocha, sweet spices, a subtle hint of caramelization as well as a very…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2005 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2005 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is powerful, aromatic, elegant, precise (everything is in place!) and offers a fine grain. It reveals notes of ripe cassis, wild strawberry and small notes of black cherry associated with fine touches of gray pepper, violet, discreet hints of Sichuan pepper as well as a hint of nutmeg and Bourbon vanilla. The palate…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2004 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2004 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is gourmand, elegant and offers a small richness as well as a fine grain. It reveals notes of ripe strawberries, crushed blackberry and small notes of chocolate combined with slight hints of caramelization as well as a very discreet hint of Sichuan pepper and tonka bean. The palate is fruity, elegant, well-balanced and…

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Château Léoville-Barton 2000 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Barton 2000 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is elegant, powerful, beautifully-built as well as a truffle side. It reveals notes of black pepper, crushed cassis and small notes of crushed strawberry associated with fine touches of violet, undergrowth as well as hints of liquorice and caramelization. The palate is fruity, well balanced, very discreetly tight, fond and offers gourmandize, a…

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Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2015 – Bourgogne – Chablis Grand cru

Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2015 – Bourgogne – Chablis Grand cru

Arguably called the king of Chablis Grands crus, this vineyard was formerly entirely surrounded with walls, hence the name “Les Clos”. With its southern exposure and ideal sunshine, it’s one of the most mineral and ripe expression in Chablis. Still very young, this Grand cru filled with great tension has great aging potential. Delicate apricot…

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Domaine Serene Pinot Noir Evenstad Reserve 2015 – Willamette Valley

Domaine Serene Pinot Noir Evenstad Reserve 2015 – Willamette Valley

Iconic Pinot Noir producer form the Willamette Valley, Domaine Serene was part of the few majestic producers that’ve put Oregon on the map for outstanding quality wines. Blended from a mix of the winery’s vineyards in Dundee Hills, Evenstad comes from a very selective process. The art of blending has been the hallmark of the…

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