remoriquet 98 les saint-georges

Update 24.8.2007(10.8.2007)billn

remoriquet saint georges
1998 H&G Remoriquet, Nuits St.Georges 1er Les St.Georgestry to find this wine...
Medium-plus ruby/mahogany colour. The nose is heavily scented; deep, dense and dank, with wet wood and aged vanilla-cream cherry. Concentrated and rather well textured for a top Nuits from a vintage that enjoys more than a hint of tannin – there’s very little astringency. The acidity remains fresh and mouthwatering though with just a little bitterness at the end. The length is very-good rather than great. Overall, this is impressively open for what is a relative youngster though it’s certainly brawny rather than elegant – but isn’t that the epitomy of a good Nuits? Oh and at ~£20 in the sale – a bargain! For drinking now and over the next 10+ years.
Rebuy – Yes

By the way, did I mention that it rained when we got back from the UK? Here’s the ‘middle bridge’ in Basel, lunchtime yesterday…
mittlebrücke basel

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There are 2 responses to “remoriquet 98 les saint-georges”

  1. FiloBianco10th August 2007 at 4:45 pmPermalinkReply

    Getting more and more interested in thie producer. Can you still find some of these bottles around in the UK ? You were mentioning a sale…



  2. bill nanson15th August 2007 at 8:15 pmPermalinkReply

    Hi Filo – I checked and the last bottles are gone – this was from the ‘sale’ section BB&R Basingstoke
    Sorry for that

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