Cellar/Tasting Notes "This is one of the finest wines I have tasted from this highly regarded terroir that has rarely been exploited to its maximum potential. Loads of chalk dust intertwined with sweet kirsch, black currants, licorice and camphor jump from the glass of this full-bodied wine, which has terrific fruit..
Cellar/Tasting Notes The second wine of Boyd Cantenac, a third growth Grand Cru Classe chateau across the road from Chateau Margaux. From the excellent 2009 vintage, Jacques Boyd 2009 is an elegant Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant blend with deep color, ripe red fruit on the nose and palate and smooth tannins at the finish.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Christian Serafin doesn’t say a lot, at least not verbally. The wines speak for him eloquently though. Serafin has turned out a lovely set of 2010s." Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate
A symphony of Pinot red berries and cherry notes supported by soft, complex tannins make this medium-weight..
Cellar/Tasting Notes Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP):"The 2010 Poggio alle Gazze is an attractive Sauvignon laced with sweet white peaches, pears and sage. Winemaker Axel Heinz uses some batonnage, which gives the wine lovely textural depth and richness, even though malolactic fermentation is blocked...
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Barrel sample. There is wood here, the fruit is fresh, with a lively acidity on top of the core of tannin. A bright, fresh, blackcurrant wine"
"Dark ruby-colored with a garnet rim, it displays a lovely nose
of Asian spices, incense, tobacco, balsamic, and blackberry. On
the palate it has exceptional depth, layers of spicy black fruit,
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2009 Marsannay Les Grasses Tetes emerges from the glass with layers of vibrant dark cherries, flowers and mint. This translucent, sexy Marsannay is striking and exceptionally beautiful. Les Grasses Tetes is a clay-rich vineyard that yields wines of considerable generosity." (Antonio Galloni)
Cellar/Tasting Notes Medium-bodied, with firm tannins and a medium finish. Slightly hollow center palate.