Château Pontet-Canet 2020, Pauillac, Grand Cru Classé 

Château Pontet-Canet 2020, Pauillac, Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, fruity, elegant, aromatic, precise and offers delicacy, concentration, complexity, delicate freshness, richness (but well-balanced, slightly tight/offering a rather contained richness). It reveals notes of bright blackberry, fresh/juicy blackcurrant and subtle notes of pulpy strawberry combined with hints of violet, lily/iris as well as touches of tonka bean, fresh flowers, a nice element…

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Château La Mission Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan

Château La Mission Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan

On the nose, it is fruity, fresh and offers a certain gourmandize, straightforward, a balanced richness, elegance, accuracy and a nice texture. It reveals notes of pulpy / bright apple, lemon and more slightly of juicy / ripe kumquat associated with touches of quenette, apple blossoms, crushed peach, beautiful minerality, with discreet hints of acacia…

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Château Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé 

Château Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, fresh, fruity and offers good definition, a certain intensity, a discreetly tight texture. It reveals notes of pulpy / juicy nectarine, fresh quenette, and crisp apple associated with touches of zest, beautiful minerality as well as subtle hints of fresh almond, white flowers, with a subtle hint of fresh apricot and of…

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L’If 2020, Saint-Emilion

L’If 2020, Saint-Emilion

On the nose is nicely fresh, unobtrusively tight/pretty driven and offers some intensity (in finesse), finesse of grain. Notes of juicy/fresh blackberry, juicy/fresh blueberry and more lightly fleshy strawberry combined with hints of violet, bright black currant, zan and a discreet hint of violet, camphor, cuben pepper, spice and anise. The palate is fruity and…

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Château Le Pin 2020, Pomerol

Château Le Pin 2020, Pomerol

On the nose, fresh, fruity offering nice depth, a fine grain as well as a certain concentration (in freshness/finesse/mastery), spunk, complexity, delicacy. With notes of ripe wild blackberry, pulpy/sparkling berries and more lightly bright raspberry combined with small touches of cherry as well as hints of violet, blueberry, discreet hints of sweet spices, tea, zan…

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Château Pape Clément 2020, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé 

Château Pape Clément 2020, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, elegant, aromatic, racy and offers a little complexity, some power (in delicacy). With notes of pulpy wild blackcurrant, strawberry and more lightly of small black berries associated with touches of cherry, bright purple plum as well as points of racy minerality, camphor, star anise, fine points of lilac and pepper. The palate…

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Château Phélan Ségur 2020, Saint-Estèphe 

Château Phélan Ségur 2020, Saint-Estèphe 

On the nose, elegant, precise and offers richness (in control/balance) as well as a nice fine texture and depth. It reveals notes of pulpy blackberry, crushed redcurrant and more slightly wild raspberry associated with touches of ripe black berries, violet, sophisticated minerality (iodized gravel) as well as fine hints of strawberry flowers, vanilla and a…

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Château Rayne Vigneau 2020, Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé 

Château Rayne Vigneau 2020, Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, fresh, fruity and offers minerality, some power (with finesse) as well as a certain depth. It reveals notes of crystallized/fresh apple, fresh nectarine and more lightly fresh kumquat combined with hints of sweet mirabelle plum, distinguished minerality, fine zest and a discreet hint of white flowers and gunflint. On the palate, fruity…

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Château Guiraud 2020, Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé 

Château Guiraud 2020, Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, fresh, fruity, sophisticated and offers precision, nice definition and a fine edgy side. It reveals notes of lemon, zest and more lightly pure minerality/fresh minerality combined with hints of fleshy/fresh apple, crystallized citrus as well as discreet hints of spice, verbena, peach blossom and pepper (in the background). On the palate, fruity,…

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Château Rabaud-Promis 2020, Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé 

Château Rabaud-Promis 2020, Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, fresh and offers power, freshness, intensity as well as a little tightness, complexity and a certain finesse in its richness. It reveals notes of fresh kumquat, sweet zest and more lightly has some nice distinguished minerality notes (fresh gravel) associated with touches of candied yellow peach, pear. On the palate, fresh, pulpy,…

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