Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux 2019 – Bordeaux

Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux 2019 – Bordeaux

The nose offers a nice crunchy fruit, a very nice elegance, depth and subtlety despite a certain power. There are notes of quenette, fresh vine peach and more slightly of crunchy white berries combined with fine nuances of lychee, discrete/delicate floral touches, fresh citrus (lemon and a discrete hint of fresh kumquat), subtle racy minerality,…

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Château Palmer 2011 – Margaux 3ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Palmer 2011 – Margaux 3ème Grand Cru Classé

The wine benefits from being decanted. The nose is tightly wound and offers concentration with finesse, nice power/intensity of grain as well as complexity. There are notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy strawberry and more slightly racy/seedy minerality combined with hints of Cuben pepper, sense of place (biotop), fine spice notes, discreet blond tobacco nuances and…

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Château Palmer 2019 – Margaux 3ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Palmer 2019 – Margaux 3ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is racy, elegant and offers a nice racy minerality/sense of place, a nice grain, some concentration as well as a nice ripeness of the fruit (bordering on over-ripeness). There are notes of boysenberry, blueberry and more slightly black tea combined with delicate touches of black pepper, camphor, fairly ripe red berries as well…

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Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2019 – Pauillac, Grand Cru Classé

Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2019 – Pauillac, Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fresh, elegant and offers a nice concentration with finesse, power / deepness in finesse, delicacy, a certain little straightness, a small fleshiness of the fruit as well as complexity. It reveals notes of bright strawberry, small crushed red berries and small notes of black pepper associated with small charcoal touches, blueberry as…

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Château Figeac 2021 – Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

Château Figeac 2021 – Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

A lovely, elegant, precise, delicate nose that reveals gourmandize, a fine airiness in the approach, some fleshiness of the fruit and a nice ripeness. Fleshy/juicy cherry, pulpy/crunchy red berry and slightly blackcurrant notes are combined with fine nuances of bright blue plum/blackberry as well as a discreet roasted hint of fruit and subtle hints of…

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Château Beau-Séjour Bécot 2021 – Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

Château Beau-Séjour Bécot 2021 – Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

A lovely powerful nose (with finesse), nicely racy and revealing intensity with accuracy, mastery, elegance, harmony, straightforwardness with elegance and a certain strength of limestone. There are notes of bright wild blackberry, dark berries and a hint of limestone combined with hints of graphite, spice, wild strawberry and fine peppercorns, lily and a subtle hint…

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Château Haut-Brion 2021 – Pessac-Léognan 1er Grand Cru Classé

Château Haut-Brion 2021 – Pessac-Léognan 1er Grand Cru Classé

The nose is elegant and offers a certain richness of fruit, fleshiness, purity, freshness, fine concentration and a fine air of power. There are notes of boysenberry, bright raspberry and, to a lesser extent, ripe red berries, combined with hints of violet, lily, pulpy blue berries, as well as discreet hints of chalk, chocolate, almond…

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Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux 2021 – Bordeaux

Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux 2021 – Bordeaux

The nose is elegant, precise, delicate, nicely harmonious and reveals some smoothness, gourmandize and depth. There are notes of quenette, bright vine peach and more lightly citrus (ripe lemon, grapefruit) combined with delicate hints of lemon blossom, a subtle hint of ripe tangerine, pear, delicate hints of white flowers, passion fruit, fine hints of iodine/rosy…

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Bellevoye Triple Malt Edition Tourbée

Bellevoye Triple Malt Edition Tourbée

Very nice intense caramel color, bright. The nose is marked by peat but it’s delicate which seems to be a signature of Maison Bellevoye. Little by little, the smoke increases with cold ash. Fruits also appear: peach in syrup, pineapple. There is freshness with a little mint and sweet spices, vanilla. It’s complex and you…

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La Courtade Rouge Côtes de Provence 2019

La Courtade Rouge Côtes de Provence 2019

The wine is ruby colored, shiny and limpid. The first nose is very aromatic on black fruits with blackcurrant. There is also blackcurrant leaf and a touch of cactus flower. A smoky side also emerges. With aeration, all the herbs from Provence appear very clearly: thyme and rosemary without forgetting the sage which is very…

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