Result list for “leflaive” (191 entries)

Roundup of Wines Tasted

By billn on November 29, 2007 #asides

No slurping or spitting! This is a compendium of wines that, in the main, were really drunk with food, friends and family between August and November 2007. There main exception in these pages are about 60 2005’s which were tasted at a large gathering in Zürich in November. Only… Read More

58 x 2005’s

By billn on November 29, 2007 #asides

No pretence about making life easy for you – these wines are listed in exactly the order tasted – but there are plenty of big names! They were not drunk at home, nor were many swallowed, but they were all tasted in a 2 hour period together with most of… Read More

Round-up of wines tasted (1er + GC)

By billn on August 23, 2007 #random

Regional Wines (11) Villages Wines (28) Premier Cru Wines (76) Grand Cru Wines (25) 1er CRU WINES 1997 d’Angerville, Volnay 1er Clos des Ducs (Magnum) A soft, sweet and much redder fruited nose than the last bottles. The palate is medium intensity, coming… Read More

Round-up of wines tasted

By billn on August 01, 2007 #random

No slurping or spitting! This is a compendium of wines that, in the main, were really drunk with food, friends and family between March and August 2007. There main exception in these pages are that the majority of the 1997’s were tasted at a large gathering in Beaune in… Read More

last of the recent 97 whites…

By billn on July 03, 2007 #degustation

Seems I’m getting ‘grief’ for being lazy with these! The next batch will be all red! 1997 Jean-Noël Gagnard, Chassagne 1er Les Caillerets Wow – don’t often drink from a jeroboam! Medium-pale yellow colour. The nose is understated but relatively fine – gives the impression of… Read More

2000 Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet

Wine Note added November 2006

Not so much full-on oak on the nose as many grand crus from Leflaive, but plenty of toasty bread, tight fruit and eventually higher alcoholic notes. In the mouth my first impression is disappointment; soft, rather unfocused but good acidity. The wine then wakes a little with an impressive burst… Read in the Note Finder

a clos du tart and a chevalier-montrachet

By billn on November 15, 2006 #degustation

Enjoyment tinged with disappointment: Two top wines, if I hadn’t seen the labels I would have enjoyed them very much, but I did – one in retrospect was disappointing: 1999 Clos de Tart Medium, medium-plus ruby-red core edging to a salmon pink. A nose of minerals… Read More

The others tasted…

By billn on August 01, 2006 #pages

No slurping or spitting! These wines were (in the main) really drunk, and mostly at home with food and friends between November 2005 and March 2006… I’ve added the following icon    to each description as a link to winesearcher to help you find wines if your interest has been woken…… Read More

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