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by Claus Jeppesen
January 24th, 2020, 11:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre
Replies: 10
Views: 655

Re: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre

Finally tries the 1995 and 1996 BAMA side by side I have enjoyed several bottles of each and never figured out which one I preferred Now drinking both at the same time I still think they are equally good 1996 is more elegant and balanced 1995 is also in balance but with an appealing mystique spicine...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 24th, 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any must have rieslings on this list?
Replies: 41
Views: 2829

Re: Any must have rieslings on this list?

I really think it is a fact that: -German dry Riesling contains same level of alcohol as any other Riesling from Alsace or Austria -Aged German Riesling does not smell more or less than other aged Riesling Personal taste is another matter... No, Riesling from alsace : between 12,5 and 14,5 degrees ...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 23rd, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any must have rieslings on this list?
Replies: 41
Views: 2829

Re: Any must have rieslings on this list?

Claus : sorry for ???? Less alcohol and smelt more oil barrel. As i try to say, it's a question of personal taste I really think it is a fact that: -German dry Riesling contains same level of alcohol as any other Riesling from Alsace or Austria -Aged German Riesling does not smell more or less than...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 22nd, 2020, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any must have rieslings on this list?
Replies: 41
Views: 2829

Re: Any must have rieslings on this list?

There are big differences between french (alsace) and german riesling. I let the other answer for german riesling ( i don't like them : less alcool ???? and smelt more a barril of oil ???? ) The 3 producers in list belong of the top : trimbach, boxler, deiss. Indeed great producers of dry Riesling ...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 21st, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre
Replies: 10
Views: 655

Re: TN: 1996 Léoville Barton, 1996 Bel Air-Marquis d’Aligre

Classy note
Classy claret, BAMA
Will try the 96 next to 95 next
by Claus Jeppesen
January 21st, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 19
Views: 1340

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Laurent Gibet wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 2:20 am
Claus,

I had an excellent Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Chaumées 2015 in june 2018 ...
Larent, from which Colin?
I have tried most 1er Cru Chassagne from Marc Colin but not this
Vide-Bourse is great too
by Claus Jeppesen
January 18th, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar
Replies: 105
Views: 4379

Re: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar

Dauvissat
Pycm
???
by Claus Jeppesen
January 17th, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 19
Views: 1340

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Joseph Colin, the smaller brother, makes a wonderful version from 65+ year old vines Claus. I think Joseph Colin is the winemaker for the Domaine Marc Colin wines also? Damien & Joseph made the wines together but they amicably separated in 2016/17 and Joseph now has his own domaine / maison just do...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 16th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets
Replies: 19
Views: 1340

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Marc Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets

Joseph Colin, the smaller brother, makes a wonderful version from 65+ year old vines
by Claus Jeppesen
January 6th, 2020, 4:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?
Replies: 74
Views: 3546

Re: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?

Will there be an additional thread with place 1 and 2? [scratch.gif]
My first place goes nevertheless to Robert and BAMA
by Claus Jeppesen
January 5th, 2020, 12:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?
Replies: 74
Views: 3546

Re: Your Favorite Wines Inroduced to You by a Fellow Board Member - Top 3-5?

BAMA by Robert.A.Jr.
Xavier Gerard by Fu
Timorasso by Otto
by Claus Jeppesen
January 3rd, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then
Replies: 131
Views: 5124

Re: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then

My point was that everyone made pruney wines in the Rhone in 03, so judging anyone on 03 is bizarre. Plenty of northern Rhone producers I love whose 03s are well nigh undrinkable. Anyway, our definition of traditional in CdP may be different, random comments regarding vulgarians notwithstanding. Es...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 3rd, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then
Replies: 131
Views: 5124

Re: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then

I put 05 in the group as it lacks the backbone structure that comes in 2010 and 2016. That's my general issue with that group of vintages. As you note, I greatly prefer years like 2004 and 2006, but I do hold 2010 and 2016 in high regard as vintages that will age very well. ... You think 2005 lacks...
by Claus Jeppesen
January 1st, 2020, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is your favorite wine with seared foie gras?
Replies: 36
Views: 1011

Re: What is your favorite wine with seared foie gras?

I think the extreme fatty structure is screaming for acidity
by Claus Jeppesen
January 1st, 2020, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is your favorite wine with seared foie gras?
Replies: 36
Views: 1011

Re: What is your favorite wine with seared foie gras?

[winner.gif] Personally I only think of Sauternes or other sweet wines as a pairing with terrine
With seared Foie Gras I would drink Fourrier Clos St Jacques or similar
Ps: it is even allowed to spell Foie Gras these days?
by Claus Jeppesen
December 30th, 2019, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne consumption down in France
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Champagne consumption down in France

And it releases CO2
by Claus Jeppesen
December 30th, 2019, 10:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then
Replies: 131
Views: 5124

Re: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then

commercial post: I import Pegau to most of the United States. If you ask Paul or Laurence Feraud the 'secret' of the quality of Pegau, they willingly divulge it: The grapes are grown and wine is made exactly as it was in the late 1800s. Of course the current fermenting tanks were installed between ...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 30th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then
Replies: 131
Views: 5124

Re: Traditional CdP Producers - Now and Then

Is any change in 03 really notable? I'm of sure what you are asking. The 03 VD I bought was quite noticeably overripe and even pruney. I took that as the vintage at the time.And in a sense it was, since they didn't make another quite like that one. But 04, 05 and 06 certainly seemed to me riper, mo...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 21st, 2019, 11:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks
Replies: 69
Views: 5685

Re: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks

Fourrier's 2008s weren't very good on release and I'd have to imagine they're not gonna be any better now. But there were other '08s that seemed real nice on release that advanced in an unfriendly way on a much faster track than I would have expected. It does have me worried. 1996 has always seemed...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 21st, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Allemand Bretty?
Replies: 86
Views: 3814

Re: Allemand Bretty?

Allemand isn't bretty
I agree it is seldom seen in septentrional Rhône
by Claus Jeppesen
December 21st, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Ch. Canon
Replies: 8
Views: 1128

Re: 2016 Ch. Canon - a question for the Bordeaux experts!

"A wine of pure sophistication and polish“ A. Galloni 2016 Ch. Canon Gorgeous. 75% Merlot + 25% Cabernet franc. Its all about finesse&freshness and ELEGANCE. The texture is mind-blowing, such polished. Do your a favor and open a bottle in the coming days. Doesn’t need heavy decanting! Its on a beau...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 21st, 2019, 5:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Mousse et Fils Special Club Les Fortes Terres. 100% Pinot Meunier
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Re: 2014 Mousse et Fils Special Club Les Fortes Terres. 100% Pinot Meunier

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 21st, 2019, 5:11 am
Chartogne-Tallet makes one also.
He makes 2 100% vintage Pinot Meunier that I know of
Les Couarres and Les Barres
Both are fantastic
by Claus Jeppesen
December 21st, 2019, 4:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Mousse et Fils Special Club Les Fortes Terres. 100% Pinot Meunier
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Re: 2014 Mousse et Fils Special Club Les Fortes Terres. 100% Pinot Meunier

Jason, the wines of Cedric Mousse are excellent. The pricing is excellent, he farms super clean and the wines all hit me just right. if you can find this one, try it. It's fantastic. https://www.cellartracker.com/classic/wine.asp?iWine=2773851 Seem it is not available in EU What about this BdN: Ter...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 20th, 2019, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Mousse et Fils Special Club Les Fortes Terres. 100% Pinot Meunier
Replies: 10
Views: 323

2014 Mousse et Fils Special Club Les Fortes Terres. 100% Pinot Meunier

Very tasty and with an overwhelming nose. Need to buy more champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
December 15th, 2019, 5:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Fontodi "Flaccianello" - RED RIESLING
Replies: 17
Views: 993

Re: 2016 Fontodi "Flaccianello" - RED RIESLING

FWIW the 2004 is not ready yet IMO
by Claus Jeppesen
December 15th, 2019, 3:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Fontodi "Flaccianello" - RED RIESLING
Replies: 17
Views: 993

Re: 2016 Fontodi "Flaccianello" - RED RIESLING

I agree Martin
It is wild. Makes a unique expression
And price climbs to 100€ somewhere
by Claus Jeppesen
December 15th, 2019, 3:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How German Wine Found Its Sweet Spot
Replies: 88
Views: 4411

Re: How German Wine Found Its Sweet Spot

Knochentrocken:
by Claus Jeppesen
December 14th, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Saumagen, 2015 Halenberg, 1991 Sociando Mallet
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: 2015 Saumagen, 2015 Halenberg, 1991 Sociando Mallet

No worries
The wine ie great
Also found the 1984. Hope is low for that one
by Claus Jeppesen
December 14th, 2019, 9:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Egon Muller pricing
Replies: 24
Views: 1819

Re: Egon Muller pricing

I didn’t love the Egon ‘18s that I tried. Worth noting that there is a new winemaker there starting with ‘18. 17s and 16s are very, very good. I thought some of the ale Gallais wines from those vintages were really exciting. The wines have always been more expensive than others. I think the estate ...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 14th, 2019, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Saumagen, 2015 Halenberg, 1991 Sociando Mallet
Replies: 4
Views: 355

2015 Saumagen, 2015 Halenberg, 1991 Sociando Mallet

As brilliant the solar year 2015 was in Germany and almost the entire Europe as bad was the rain ridden 1991. The whites are just extremely attractive Let's see about the red later Actually these Rieslings were, along with Keller and Breuer my first love affair with this fantastic grape https://www....
by Claus Jeppesen
December 13th, 2019, 2:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Faiveley Corton-Clos des Cortons, Grand Cru
Replies: 21
Views: 1322

Re: TN: 1999 Faiveley Corton-Clos des Cortons, Grand Cru

Think the 1988, 1990 or 1993 will be ready any time in the next ten years? I am still waiting on them. Hi Maureen, the only truly mature Faiveley CdC I have had was the 1964. Also have the 1990 in the cellar. Will try one next year as part of 30 year look back on the 1990 vintage. But my impression...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 13th, 2019, 1:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau
Replies: 35
Views: 1966

Re: 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau

Thanks Robert
2001 SM is delicious. The JG even more I am sure
How is the 2000 JG in comparison to the green SM?
by Claus Jeppesen
December 11th, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Never seen this Henri Jayer bottle before...
Replies: 4
Views: 810

Re: Never seen this Henri Jayer bottle before...

Have a 1975 DDC looking exactly like this
I also think it's the glue
by Claus Jeppesen
December 10th, 2019, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile (France, Alsace)
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: TN: 2007 Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile (France, Alsace)

I found the 2010 a bit clumsy
Poor on the acidity side
2007 is much better
2008 even much more
There is a previous thread on CFE
by Claus Jeppesen
December 10th, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine to Pair with Caviar?
Replies: 61
Views: 2678

Re: Best Wine to Pair with Caviar?

BdB Grand Cru non dosage /extra brut
by Claus Jeppesen
December 6th, 2019, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1997 Sociando 2010 Fiacre 2017 Nonnenberg
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: 1997 Sociando 2010 Fiacre 2017 Nonnenberg

The 2010 Fiacre:
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Wonderfully deep and nuanced on day 2
by Claus Jeppesen
December 5th, 2019, 10:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1997 Sociando 2010 Fiacre 2017 Nonnenberg
Replies: 1
Views: 189

1997 Sociando 2010 Fiacre 2017 Nonnenberg

The 1997 Sociando is surprisingly good. I like the 1995 better, but screaming value
2010 Fiacre is a stunning Champagne. Love both the 2010 and 2012.
Nonnenberg [worship.gif] [worship.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
December 5th, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunnuck Top 100 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 4657

Re: Dunnuck Top 100 2019

The 2016 Sansonnet is an unbelievable value-- rich, dark, complex, beautiful nose. I liked it better than the 2009 Pontet Canet (and I liked that wine plenty). I respect reviewers who are willing to rate highly a less expensive wine, when merited. Galloni also rated this wine highly. I agree it is ...
by Claus Jeppesen
December 4th, 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunnuck Top 100 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 4657

Re: Dunnuck Top 100 2019

Anyone like No 1?
Wife does
Bet Alferts wife does too
by Claus Jeppesen
November 26th, 2019, 10:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Chateau Bourgneuf, Pomerol
Replies: 10
Views: 580

Re: TN: 1998 Chateau Bourgneuf, Pomerol

The 2016 is very fruity
Not as good as La Croix or Vielle Eglise. But very good to swim in
by Claus Jeppesen
November 26th, 2019, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc
Replies: 24
Views: 1838

Re: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc

The 2017 Gerard Xavier Cote Rotie is not as full and rich as 2015 but it contains mach refreshing acidity. Loved it over 48 hours
by Claus Jeppesen
November 25th, 2019, 5:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Chateau Bourgneuf, Pomerol
Replies: 10
Views: 580

Re: TN: 1998 Chateau Bourgneuf, Pomerol

I find the 2016 to be very good. Bought it after reading this: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=155593&p=2608965
by Claus Jeppesen
November 24th, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc
Replies: 24
Views: 1838

Re: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc

Frank Murray III wrote:
November 24th, 2019, 8:43 am
Claus Jeppesen wrote:
November 24th, 2019, 8:16 am
Frank Murray III wrote:
November 23rd, 2019, 12:43 pm
Claus, where is the Champagne? Dude. Is that in the other half of the weekend?
Next weekend is Champagne Weekend
Prevost and Vouette et Sorbee champagne.gif
Send me your address. [thankyou.gif]
Certainly. Its from magnums champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
November 24th, 2019, 8:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo: no more need to wait forever and a day
Replies: 86
Views: 4159

Re: Barolo: no more need to wait forever and a day

The 2008 are very very far from mature, but still very enjoyable
New Paradigm
by Claus Jeppesen
November 24th, 2019, 8:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Cote Rotie 2001 and Older (Jamet, Ogier, and Others)
Replies: 14
Views: 1101

Re: TN: Cote Rotie 2001 and Older (Jamet, Ogier, and Others)

Very enjoyable to read
I started with Cote Rotie in these vintages . Actually 1997
Wish I had not drunk them young (insert used to be newbie emoticon)
by Claus Jeppesen
November 24th, 2019, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc
Replies: 24
Views: 1838

Re: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc

Frank Murray III wrote:
November 23rd, 2019, 12:43 pm
Claus, where is the Champagne? Dude. Is that in the other half of the weekend?
Next weekend is Champagne Weekend
Prevost and Vouette et Sorbee champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
November 24th, 2019, 8:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc
Replies: 24
Views: 1838

Re: 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhone weekend. 2016 Xavier Gerard Landonne 2016 Allemand Reynard etc

c fu wrote:
November 23rd, 2019, 9:14 pm
Man. I love the LaLa from xaviar gerard. Such an incredible wine
It ended up being more enjoyable AND promising than the Allemand.
They are in the same price slot here in EU
by Claus Jeppesen
November 24th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo: no more need to wait forever and a day
Replies: 86
Views: 4159

Re: Barolo: no more need to wait forever and a day

That has a lot to do with your personal sight how a Barolo – or any wine – has to be. When Bruno Giacosa was in his prime he said a Barolo without tannins is no longer a Barolo. I agree And with fondness remember multiple Giacosa Baroli from the 60's and 70's with extremely balanced tannins. These ...

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