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Amovinum at Guy’s: CDP and Barolo (Vinotopia)

28/07/2008 Michiel Carpentier 0

Amovinum tasted the following wines: [1] – 2004 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc – Château de Fines Roches (Rhône – Châteauneuf-du-Pape) [2] – 2004 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc – Domaine de la Janasse (Rhône – Châteauneuf-du-Pape) [3] – 2004 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc – Château de Beaucastel (Rhône – Châteauneuf-du-Pape) [4] – 1993 Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Château de Beaucastel (Rhône – Châteauneuf-du-Pape) [5] – 1995 Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Château > Read more …

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Domaine Clavel Coteaux du Languedoc La Méjanelle Copa Santa 1998

02/07/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

1998 Domaine Clavel Coteaux du Languedoc La Méjanelle Copa Santa – France, Languedoc Roussillon, Languedoc, Coteaux du Languedoc La Méjanelle (4/2/2008) Popped and poured. The nose is initially dominated by strong stable and meat aroma’s. The palate is rich, with plums and dark fruits, intermingled with kirsch, spices and refreshing acidity. Let’s see how this evolves over the next few > Read more …

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Domaine Clavel Coteaux du Languedoc Copa Santa 2005

02/07/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

2005 Domaine Clavel Coteaux du Languedoc Copa Santa – France, Languedoc Roussillon, Languedoc, Coteaux du Languedoc (6/25/2008) Black berries, cherries, spices and minerals on the enjoyable but still rather closed nose. Mouth coating, ripe cherry and berry fruit on the expansive palate, supported by citruslike, refreshing acidity, leather, pepper, spices and minerals. A lot of material and a very good > Read more …

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Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Blanc 2007

01/07/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

2007 Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne (6/13/2008) Tropical fruits, spicy honey and smokey minerals in the rather closed nose. Ripe, but also fresh on the palate, with good balance between tropical fruit, refreshing acidity, a honeyed component and a hint of spice. Delicious for immediate consumption. > Read more …

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Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Vieilles Vignes 2004

01/07/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

2004 Domaine Les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Vieilles Vignes – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne (6/13/2008) Stable aroma’s, pepper and black fruit on the expressive nose. Balanced, almost Chateauneuf-like palate with expressive, mouth coating black fruit, balancing acidity, pepper, kirsch, leather and sweet, still somewhat biting tannins. Rather long aftertaste. Surprisingly good at > Read more …

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Domaine les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Tradition 2005

01/07/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

2005 Domaine Les Hautes Cances Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne Tradition – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne (6/15/2008) Meaty, manly nose. Black fruit, spices, kirsch, leather, meat and refreshing acidity on the palate. Needs some time to express itself fully. The second day this hadn’t moved at all. The third day there was more (black berry) > Read more …