Cellar/Tasting Notes "One of the outstanding successes of the 2009 vintage, this may surpass the superlative 2007. It has a more understated nose at the moment, but is very well defined with honey, white peach, orange peel and crushed stones. The palate has a viscous entry, is very well balanced, very powerful with..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The Coutet 2009 is a sensational effort from Philippe Baly and his team. It has a fragrant nose of honey, vervain tea, pineapple, frangipane and apple-blossom, well defined if needing a little more vigour at the moment. The palate is vibrant on the entry, informed by touches of apricot and orange..
Cellar/Tasting Notes A brilliant effort from well-known oenologists Dany and Michel Rolland, the 2009 Bon Pasteur is dominated by Merlot, with a touch of Cabernet Franc included in the blend. It reveals textbook notes of mocha, tobacco leaf, blackberries, black cherries, roasted coffee and wood smoke. Full-bodied and..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "One of the top wines in this portfolio is the 2009 Hermitage Marquise de la Tourette. Aged in 50% new oak, it exhibits abundant aromas of creme de cassis as well as hints of acacia flowers, crushed rocks and graphite along with massive concentration, full body, a dense style, a boatload of tannin..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "This 100% Merlot cuvee, from a 7.5-acre vineyard situated high on the plateau of Pomerol between Petrus and Lafleur, has turned out exceptionally well in 2006. It boasts a deep saturated blue/purple color as well as a gorgeous bouquet of graphite, blueberries, black raspberries, sweet cherries,..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The remarkable 2006 St.-Joseph Vignes de l’Hospice boasts a dark ruby/purple color as well as aromas of forest floor, camphor, black truffles, black raspberries and cherries. The wine is complex and full-bodied with silky tannins and noteworthy finesse and length."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Beautiful aromas of orange zest are followed by gingerbread, caramel and crème brûlée flavors. This is a beautiful, rich, smoothly dense wine with a core of botrytis, spice and vivid fresh citrus acidity."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Shows dried pineapple, honey, pear, caramel and piecrust aromas. Full-bodied and very sweet, with spice, coconut, tropical fruit and apple tart flavors. Long and dense, yet lively. Best after 2013."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Elegant acacia blossom, lemon zest, stone and pain grille suffused nose... excellent intensity... lovely depth on the mouth coating and impressively persistent finish... a wine of class and grace."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Pure and expressive, offering raspberry, red currant and wild berry aromas and flavors, mingled with mineral and spice. Elegant and well-toned, with intensity and drive. The tannins add support and length to the berry and spice aftertaste."