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Chateau Gruaud Larose 1981 波爾多二級莊，36年風華正茂
Chateau Gruaud Larose 1981
63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 3% petit Verdot.
90 points Neal Martin's Wine Journal (Jan 2012)
"It has a light but well defined bouquet with notes of redcurrant, boysenberry, mint leaf and cedar with good intensity and vigour. It reminds more of Las-Cases ’81 in some ways. The palate is medium-bodied with a dry, quite savoury entry, powdery and slightly edgy tannins. The fruit appears to be fading although the secondary flavours and compensating with touches of Chinese 5-spice, orange zest, dried blood and sandalwood. Classic old skool St-Julien towards the finish that has moderate length."
91 points Wine Spectator (Oct 1994) : Polished, big, dark-colored, with rich and opulent aromas and flavors and loads of tobacco, cedary and berry character.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Oct 1989): A top success for the vintage, the 1981 Gruaud-Larose is dark ruby, with a full-intensity bouquet of ripe black currants, spicy oak, plums, leather, smoked meat, and violets. This wine is concentrated on the palate, with rich, tannic, lingering flavors.
Other Review: 90 Points Celletracker (90 user reviews)
Chateau Monbousquet 2003 波爾多右岸列級 RP93/ST90/WS90
Chateau Monbousquet 2003
93 pts Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Aug 2014):
From a mixture of sand, gravel, and clay soils, this unheralded terroir produces wines well-above its pedigree thanks to the extraordinary efforts of proprietors Chantal and Gerard Perse. The wines are given a 4- to 5-week maceration in both stainless steel and oak, and are aged sur-lie in new oak. The dark ruby/purple-colored 2003 offers up notes of smoky meats, melted licorice, jammy black cherries, spice box, earth, and cedar. This plump, fleshy, sexy, unfined, unfiltered wine represents a classic blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Lisini Brunello di Montalcino 2008（WS93,WA92)
Lisini Brunello di Montalcino 2008
93 points Wine Spectator (May 2013): The terrific aromas of strawberry, cherry and currant are accented by underbrush, spice and tobacco elements on the palate in this elegant and intense red, which builds to a persistent finish. Fruit and mineral accents echo on the aftertaste. Best from 2015 through 2030. (BS)
92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Jun 2013): Lisini’s 2008 Brunello di Montalcino is one of the few wines of the vintage that is going to require patience. A big, broad-shouldered wine, the 2008 fills out nicely over time with attractive black fruit, smoke, tar, game and savory herb notes. Although quite virile and imposing today, the 2008 also shows striking inner perfume and a level of sweetness that is likely to require some time to emerge, suggesting the wine has plenty of potential for improvement ahead. The 2008 spent 42 months in French oak, exceedingly long by today’s standards. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2028. (AG)
Chateau d'Armailhac 2014 波爾多五級莊 (JS94)
Chateau d'Armailhac 2014
94 points James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, February 2017:
This is very tannic yet polished and firm with currants, bark, and stones. Full-bodied and muscular and linear. Love the length. Beautiful. Try in 2020.
93 points Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, February 2017:
The 2014 d'Armailhac is bright, precise and finely sculpted. Expressive red stone fruit, flowers, mint, chalk and citrus abound in this vibrant, beautifully delineated Pauillac. Open-knit and expressive, with good depth and silky tannins, the wine exudes class. The fresh, invigorating style is classic 2014. This is a lovely showing. Tasted two times.
91 points James Molesworth (Wine Spectator), Wine Spectator, February 2017:
Fresh and pure, but not shy on depth, offering an ample core of cassis and blackberry purée flavors. There's a fine chalky minerality throughout, but overall the structure is polished. Anise and spice notes add range. Best from 2018 through 2028.
Chateau Destieux 2004 Grand Cru Classe
Chateau Destieux 2010
Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classe
Wine with a deep dark colour, intense nose with black fruits, vanilla and toasted bread notes, frank and well-rounded in the mouth, deep in structure and sophisticated tannins, a freshness and aromatic complexity length in the end.Wine with a deep dark colour, intense nose with black fruits, vanilla and toasted bread notes, frank and well-rounded in the mouth, deep in structure and sophisticated tannins, a freshness and aromatic complexity length in the end.
Chateau Poujeaux 2007
Chateau Poujeaux 2007
產區 : Moulis, Bordeaux
品種 : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc
Château Poujeaux is a leading Cru Bourgeois property that consistently produces wines of Grand Cru Classé quality. Now under the administration of new owner Philippe Cuvelier (owner of Clos Fourtet), Poujeaux has dramatically improved the quality.
90 Points Decanter : This is a rather lovely Médoc, if a touch more restrained that some others here. There is richness to the fruit, but it is tighter, with layers of bilberry and cassis and cedary oak, with attractive menthol notes on the finish. Ready to drink.
Chateau Marquis de Terme 2009 波爾多四級莊 (WS90)
Chateau Marquis de Terme 2009
94 points James Suckling (July 2012):
Bright, full ruby-red. Sexy, syrah-like aromas of blackberry, violet, smoke, game and underbrush. Densely packed and fine-grained, with lovely inner-mouth floral lift to its crushed berry flavors. A very rich and sweet style of Margaux, but the broad, dusty, building tannins call for some cellaring. Boasts excellent length for a wine from this chateau.
93 points Decanter (July 2012):
Sumptuous cassis and blackberry nose, with a good deal of new oak. Sleek, elegant, poised, with great intensity and purity of fruit. There's spice and vigour on the mid-palate, but it's taut, tightly wound, and not very expressive now. The firm tannins contribute to a very long, chewy finish. Evidently needs time.
90 points Wine Spectator :
A bright, ripe style, with very fresh crushed plum, raspberry and blackberry fruit wrapped in silky tannins and laced with hints of anise and black tea. The rounded finish has modest grip for mid-term cellaring. Drink now through 2020.
Chateau Malartic Lagraviere 2006 (WE92, RP90)
Chateau Malartic Lagraviere 2006
Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
92 points Wine Enthusiast:
An evocatively perfumed wine, with aromas of pine, eucalyptus and spice. To taste, it is open, generous, its tannins cushioned inside ripe, jelly black fruits. Everything mingles well, the core of dryness an essential component of the richness of the wine.
90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
Proprietor Alexandre Bonnie has produced brilliant white and red wines at this estate's NASA space age-looking winemaking facility. I remember these wines from the early days of The Wine Advocate, and they were undrinkable swill. That is certainly not the case today. This is classic Pessac-Leognan with leafy tobacco, smoky red and black currant, forest floor, cedar, and graphite notes. It is a medium-bodied wine of impeccable purity, texture, and balance.
Chateau Pedesclaux 2005 波爾多5級莊
Chateau Pedesclaux 2005
產區 : Pauillac
品種 : 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
It was rated 18/20 points by Decanter Magazine and given five stars, the highest rating of all the vintage's Pauillacs (and scored on par with Mouton-Rothschild): "Very pure cassis. Hidden depths - unevolved but self-assured. Terrific intensity of flavour, power and length. Ripe fruit, supremely well-integrated tannin and acidity. A baby. Drink from 2015."
Chateau Rauzan Gassies 2009 波爾多二級莊
Chateau Rauzan Gassies 2009 二級莊
品種：75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdo
91 Points The Wine Advocate - "A masculine-styled, dense purple-colored 2009, this cuvee offers up scents of charcoal, asphalt, black currants, incense, and crushed rocks. This deep, medium to full-bodied, well-made Margaux is broader, richer, and more substantial than usual, with more alcohol as well as substance. The tannins are ripe and well-integrated. This is a 30-year wine.
91 Points Wine Enthusiast - "Soft and ripe wine that shows the richness of the year while offering a core of tannins. It is immediately attractive, although the structure and final tannins do promise aging potential."
Chateau La Fleur de Bouard 2012 Lalande de Pomerol (JS91,WA91,AG90)
Chateau La Fleur de Bouard 2012, Lalande de Pomerol
品種： 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points James Suckling (Feb 2015):
A very polished red with plum, wet earth, blackberry and spice character. Full body, soft, chewy tannins and a juicy finish. Drink in 2017.
91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (April 2015):
The 2012 Fleur de Boüard (in bottle) offers up copious quantities of dark raspberry, blueberries and spring flowers. It has soft velvety tannins, medium to full body, and a very sexy, lush mouthfeel. This is a gorgeous opaque, ruby/purple Lalande de Pomerol that no one will be able to resist. Drink it over the next decade.
90 points Vinous (AG) (Jan 2016):
The 2012 Fleur de Boüard, from Hubert de Boüard property in Lalande de Pomerol, is an attractive, open-knit wine that will please readers with its inviting personality. Sweet dark cherries, smoke, licorice, game and savory herb nuances add complexity, but it is the wine giving nature that makes it impossible to resist.
Reserve de La Comtesse 2010 二級莊女爵副牌(NM90)
Reserve de La Comtesse 2010
產區： Pauillac, Bordeaux
品種：51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot
90 Points, Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, February 2013
The Reserve de la Comtesse 2010, a blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot, has a refined bouquet of dark cherries, plum and blackcurrant fruit that you might describe as "neat and tidy". The palate is medium-bodied with quite a plush, generous entry thanks to that ripe Merlot. It is a forward wine for a 2010, very approachable with a fresh finish. It should drink well over the next 10 years. Tasted November 2012.
89 Points, Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (205), March 2013
If you're looking for something much more drinkable, then check out the blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% Merlot and the rest Petit Verdot, the 2010 Comtesse de Lalande, the second wine of this estate. Sweet mulberry, black cherry, licorice, and forest floor notes dominate this medium-bodied, fleshy, soft wine, which should be drunk over the next decade.
90 points Wine Spectator (3/2013)
Vibrant and silky, this slides down almost too easily, with delicious red and black currant fruit laced with hints of anise, violet and black tea. A flicker of singed balsa wood keeps the finish going along.
91 points James Suckling (3/2013)
Very polished tannins that caress the palate. Full body. It's fruity, pretty and refined. The mineral and berry character comes through in a subtle way. Second wine of Pichon Lalande. Better in 2016.
Chateau Lafleur-Gazin 2001 (vivino4.0)
Chateau Lafleur-Gazin 2000
位於波爾多波美侯Pomerol村， Chateau Lafleur-Gazin 坐落於兩大名莊 Lafleur 和 Gazin 之間(三個莊同屬一個家族)，自1976年起由 Jean- Pierre MOUEIX 家族管理(Trotanoy/La Fleur Petrus/Hosanna 同一釀酒團隊)平均樹齡30年，80%Merlot, 20%Cabernet Franc。
產區：Pomerol, Bordeaux , France
88 pts Wine Advocate:
"A sweet, superficial, but attractive effort, the 2000 La Fleur-Gazin reveals chalky tannin in the finish. A dark ruby/purple color is accompanied by ripe plum, prune, and berry fruit, medium body, and plenty of structure as well as tough tannin. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2014."
N3 d'Angelus 2013 金鐘三牌
N3 d'Angelus 2013 金鐘三牌
When the Château Angélus philosophy of excellence is applied to a selection of young vines on the estate, No. 3 d’Angélus results. Blended with 85 to 90% Merlot, this wine is made for instant enjoyment as soon as it is delivered from the winery. It is fruity, round and elegant; a streamlined version of its illustrious “parents”, which gives consumers something to drink while they wait for the number of years necessary for the main wine and its majestic second to reach their respective peaks. The vines used to grow No. 3 d’Angélus are cultivated with the same care as those used to make its elders and their fruit is vinified with the same precision. The yields are larger and the wine is aged for a shorter period with no recourse to new wood: only one- or two-year-old barrels are used. No. 3 d’Angélus is an easy-going, attractive wine, which gives its all when very young and can yet benefit from being kept for five to eight years.
Chateau Pavie Macquin 2013 波爾多St-Emilion 1B級
Chateau Pavie Macquin 2013
品種： 80% merlot, 20% cabernet franc
93 points Wine Enthusiast:
This is a bold, ripe, fruity wine, perfumed with fruit that's already attractive. The tannins are dry, but balanced with the fruit. A good choice for medium-term aging.
93 points James Suckling:
This is structured and strong for a 2013 with white truffle and bright blueberry character. Full-bodied with firm and silky tannins. Bright finish. Better in 2020.
92 points Wine Spectator:
This has a showy personality, with beautifully aromatic raspberry, blueberry and plum flavors that drape wonderfully over the velvety structure. Alluring black tea and warm plum cake notes add nuance on the finish. This has gained steadily since the barrel tasting. Drink now through 2023. 3,100 cases made.
Château Pavie Macquin is one of the most improved Saint-Emilion wines of the last 20 years. Over that time frame, and especially since the turn of the new century, it has also become one of the most refined wines of Saint-Emilion. This simple truth was recognized in September of 2006, when Pavie Macquin was promoted to the prestigious level of Premier Grand Cru Classé in the reclassification of Saint Emilion's chateaus.
Chateau Laroze 2012
Chateau Laroze 2012
分級：Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe
產區： Saint Emilion, Bordeaux
品種：68% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Franc, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon
1610, my ancestors the Gurchy family were already winegrowers in Saint- Emilion. In 1882, they founded the family estate of Laroze
Château Laroze is a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé and its 27-hectare (67-acre) vineyard is located at the foot of the hill to the north-west of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion. The vines grow around the Château.
We till the soil, cultivate grass between the rows, drain the plots, add organic supplements and prohibit the use of weed-killers, so that the vines’ roots find it easier to penetrate the soil made of silica and clay.
The quality of this beautifull setting is very favourable for the Cabernet Franc grapes providing us with rich tasty wines that are elegant and more-ish.
Chateau Kirwan 2006 波爾多3級莊 WE91/WS90
Chateau Kirwan 2006 波爾多3級莊
91 pts Wine Enthusiast:
The new wood flavors on this wine are becoming well integrated with the velvet fruit textures. The tannins are now an adjunct to the fruit, which shows fresh spice and sweetness. It is becoming a fine, balanced wine, delicate and perfumed.
90 pts Wine Spectator:
There's lovely fruit in this wine, with berry, chocolate and plum aromas and flavors. Medium- to full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long finish. A very balanced Kirwan. Best from 2011 through 2016. 7,080 cases made.
Chateau Chasse-Spleen 2010 忘憂堡 超級中級莊
Chateau Chasse-Spleen 2010 忘憂堡
Did Lord Byron give this name to the château, swearing that there was nothing like it for "chasser le spleen" (getting rid of the blues)? Or was it Charles Baudelaire, who is said to have come to Moulis in the 1860s because the artist Odilon Redon, who illustrated Les Fleurs du Mal, lived near the estate? Not included in the 1855 Classification, the château was listed as a Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel in 1932, and confirmed in 2003 in recognition of its excellent quality. Bernadette Villars took over managing the estate in 1976, followed by her elder daughter, Claire, from 1992 to 1999, and her younger daughter, Céline, since 2000. Chasse-Spleen is an extraordinary wine, it is a shining example of the best its appellation can produce. The wine is deep in colour and has a concentrated, powerful bouquet. It is full-bodied on the palate, with a strong personality. An eminently attractive wine
Chateau Lalande Borie 2006
Chateau Lalande Borie 2006
由Ducru-Beaucaillou酒莊的Bruno Borie先生釀造，這是一款以果香為主導，以梅洛為主的葡萄酒，展現了甜櫻桃、煙葉、烤草藥的香氣，中度酒體，成熟和直接的風格。」- Robert Parker
WE/ST 88 points, VIVINO 3.8 (200酒評）
Valdicava Rosso di Montalcino 2013
Valdicava Rosso di Montalcino 2013
90 Points Antonio Galloni - Antonio Galloni's Vinous, February 2015:
Valdicava's 2013 Rosso di Montalcino is full of floral and dark red/purplish stone fruit notes. The freshness of the year comes through in the wine's aromatic complexity and nuance. The finessed, long finish is particularly of note. I tasted the 2013 from steel just prior to bottling.
Chateau Giscours 1994 波爾多3級莊美人魚
Chateau Giscours 1994 波爾多3級莊美人魚
Chateau Gloria 2012
Chateau Gloria 2011
90 Points Wine Spectator - "Mouthfilling, offering a fleshy, briary feel to the plum sauce, steeped currant and blackberry notes, with extra anise, tar and fruitcake details pumping through the finish. Lacks a little refinement in terms of structure, but this offers solid range and depth. Best from 2016 through 2024. Tasted twice, with consistent notes"
90 Points Wine Enthusiast - "This is an open, juicy wine with attractive fruit framed by firm but tamed tannins. The wine has a feeling of lightness, with black currant flavors that are lifted and fresh. This is a wine for medium-term aging. Drink from 2015. "
88 Points Wine Advocate :
An excellent effort, the 2011 Gloria continues the success this well-known property has enjoyed over the last several decades. A delicious concoction of red and black fruits, spice box, and earth as well as a silky textured, medium-bodied style emerge from this is an undeniable sleeper of the vintage. The round tannins, delicious fruit and forward character suggest it should be enjoyed over the next 7-8 years.
Chateau d'Issan 2014 波爾多三級莊
Chateau d'issan 2014
Azelia Barolo 2012
Azelia Barolo 2012
產區：Piedmont DOCG , Italy
品種： 100% Nebbiolo
93 Points James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, March 2016:
Wonderful aromas of spices and berries. Chili powder with plums. Chinese spices. Full body, ultra-fine tannins and delicious fruit. Pretty tannin and fruit tension. Drink or hold.
90 Points Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, March 2016:
Azelia's 2012 Barolo is fresh, floral and nicely lifted in the glass. Crushed flowers, sweet red cherries, spices, mint and rose petal lift from the glass in the 2012 Barolo. An excellent choice for drinking over the next handful of years, Azelia's straight Barolo is all about balance and understated harmony. The style is gracious, perfumed and weightless, with pretty saline notes that give the wine its sense of proportion. This is one of the best straight 2012 Barolos I tasted. Fruit sources are 70% Serralunga and 30% Castiglione Falletto. The 2012 spent two and a half years in cask. Hail was an issue in Bricco Voghera, so Azelia did not produce a Riserva. All the best fruit went into the straight Barolo.
Chateau Lafon Rochet 2010 波爾多4級莊 NM94/WE93/WS91
Chateau Lafon Rochet 2010
67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and the rest Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.
94 pts Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, February 2014:
Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux 2010 tasting. Wow - this Saint Estèphe appears to be just getting into its stride. This seems reticent on the nose at first, but modest coaxing reveals scents of blackberry mixed with gravel and incense. The palate is medium-bodied with gentle grip, firm tannins and a pleasant salty tang on the finish. Masculine and structured, with good persistency and a lovely austere personality, Basile Tesseron and his team have overseen an aloof but engaging Lafon-Rochet that could be the dark horse of the appellation. Tasted January 2014.
Clos de l'Oratoire 2006 波爾多右岸列級
Clos de l'Oratoire 2006
分級：Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe
產區： Saint Emilion, Bordeaux
品種：90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
91 Points Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (181), February 2009:
blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, it is a surprisingly opulent, flamboyant, fleshy, soft crowd-pleaser displaying abundant amounts of smoked herbs, sweet black cherry and cassis fruit, licorice, espresso roast, chocolate, and toast. Full-bodied with superb concentration as well as a beautifully textured mouthfeel, this 2006 should drink well for 10-15+ years. Like all of the Neipperg estates, this wine's capsule has a clever anti-fraud device, which I think will be increasingly employed by many French estates.This nearly 30-acre estate, which was purchased several years ago by Stephan von Neipperg (owner of Canon La Gaffeliere and La Mondotte), performed exceptionally well in 2006.
91 Points Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar, May 2009:
Full ruby-red. Inky blackberry, black cherry, licorice and minerals on the nose. Sweet and densely packed, with a lush texture but also good enlivening minerality to the blueberry and dark chocolate flavors. Seamless and vinous Saint-Emilion, finishing with very suave tannins and noteworthy length and energy. An outperformer in 2006.
Chateau D'Aiguilhe 2010 JS93/RP91
Chateau D'Aiguilhe 2008
產區：Cotes de Castillon, Bordeaux
品種：Merlot 80%, Cabernet Franc 20%
平均樹齡：28 years ，土質：Clay-limestone.
91 points Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (205), March 2013:
From the brilliant proprietor Stephan von Neipperg, the 2010, a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc that hit 15% natural alcohol, is ripe and intense but exhibits good minerality and freshness as well as lots of blueberry and blackberry fruit, with hints of charcoal, licorice and asphalt. Rich and full-bodied, with no hard edges, this wine should drink beautifully for 10 or more years.
The good news for consumers is that there are over 11,500 cases of this wine, which was produced from the plateau of Saint Philippe d'Aiguilhe, planted on pure limestone and clay.
92/93 points James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, April 2011:
This is so good already. What an amazing precision of fruit for this wine, with a blackberry and blueberry character as well as minerals. Full and super silky with lovely fruit. Gourmand. Tasty. I want to drink it. Always great value!
Mondot 2005 (2nd Wine of Troplong Mondot)
Mondot (2nd Wine of Troplong Mondot) 2005
產區：Saint Emilion, Bordeaux
品種：90 % Merlot, 5 % Cabernet Franc, 5 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Mondot 2005 是 Troplong Mondot的副牌， 平均數齡35年，05年產量僅11000支。
2005年是酒莊的傳奇年份，正牌Troplong Mondot得到Robert Parker 100分。
In 1985, Troplong Mondot's policy of searching for new levels of quality in its wine led to the introduction of added rigor in the selection process for its top wine. This resulted in the birth of the estate's «Other Wine», Mondot, which over the ensuing years has become established as a great growth in its own right with its hallmark elegance and silky tannins.
89 Points Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (219), June 2015:
The second wine of Troplong Mondot, Christine Valette’s 2005 Mondot is noteworthy. Dense plum/ruby/purple in color, its new saddle leather, plum, soy and balsamic notes are followed by a medium to full-bodied, luscious, soft, silky textured wine. It is rich, fleshy and best drunk over the next 7-8 years. Drink: 2015 - 2023
Clos du Marquis 2006 雄獅副牌 JS92-94/WS92/WE91
Clos du Marquis 2006 雄獅副牌
92-94 pts James Suckling, WineSpectator.com, March 2007
Wonderful aromas of blackberries, minerals and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with a lovely core of cool fruit. Racy and caressing tannins. Excellent. 13.2 percent Cabernet Franc--more than normal. Better structured than normal, too.
92 pts Wine Spectator:
Offers violet and blackberry on the nose, with tar. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a fruity, minerally aftertaste. Long and silky. Very serious for the vintage. Best after 2013.
91 pts Wine Enthusiast :
A beautifully perfumed, dark-colored wine, bursting with black plums and violet perfumes. It is, on the surface, delicious, but taste beneath that and it becomes complex and dark, with immense but velvet tannins, suggesting considerable potential.
89+ pts Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, May 2016:
The 2006 Clos du Marquis has a typical bouquet for this cru with forward and lavish black cherries, cassis and incense aromas, perhaps more oaky than some of its peers. The palate is medium-bodied with an insistent grip in the mouth. This is surprisingly backward with impressive density. You can feel the weight of black fruit in the mouth, although it needs more finesse and precision on the finish. Give this another five years and you could have a "dark horse" on your hands.
Chambolle Musigny Domaine Arnoux Lachaux 2014
Chambolle Musigny Domaine Arnoux Lachaux 2014 (AM88-91)
This wine is the result of a blend of five different blocks all located at the top of Chambolle’s slopes. They have of a north-east exposition which allows them to benefit from nice sunshine. The soil is made of clay and limestone and is very rocky, which confers to the wine this mineral caracteristic of the appellation. The average age of the vines here is 45 years old. Global size : 1 ha 85 .
88-91 points Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (61), January 2016:
This is at once more elegant and spicier as well with its pretty combination of red currant, cherry, lavender and sandalwood hints. There is a sleek and lacy mouth feel to the refined middle weight flavors that exude a fine bead of minerality on the balanced, delicious and persistent finale. This is very Chambolle in style. Drink: 2020+