Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Notes from a Burgundy Wine Tasting

2008 Domaine du Chardonnay Premier Cru Chablis "Tonneree" - Clear, pale straw color
Nose: Clean, medium intense aromas of apple and chalky minerality.
Palate: Dry, medium body & alcohol, high acidity; Apple, lemon, bit of chalk.
Finish: Medium
Quality:  Very Good     Price: $23

2008 Bret Brothers Macon Vilages, Maconnais - Clear, medium lemon color.
Nose: Clean, medium intense aromas of lemon, peach, yeast, butter, bit of tomato.
Palate: Dry, medium+ body, medium alcohol, high acidity; Apple, yeast & mushroom.
Finish: Medium+
Quality: Very good      Price: $24

2006 Jadot Grand Cru Corton Pougets, Cote de Beaune - Clear, medium ruby
Nose: Clean, medium intense aromas of red fruit, leather and spice.
Palate: Dry, light body, medium+ tannins, alcohol and acidity; Cherries, smoke and mushroom flavors.
Finish: -Medium
Quality: Good      Price: $80

2006 Jadot Grand Cru Charmes Chambertin, Cote de Nuits - Clear, medium ruby
Nose: Clean, light aromas of strawberry, cherry, damp leaves or herbal undergrowth.
Palate: Dry, medium body, tannins and acidity, medium+ alcohol; Dried cherries, licorice and dark fruit flavors.
Finish: -Medium
Quality: Good      Price: $100