Beaujolais, Burgundy

Jean-Paul Thevenet

Vieilles Vignes Morgon Gamay 2020

Likely not an ideal bottle with what I felt was excessive volatile acidity. Nevertheless, the red fruits and spices were still clear, and the velvety texture was quite delightful. Finished with bright acidity and an acetic-mineral mix. Probably a showstopper if pristine. — 6 days ago

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Domaine Leroy

Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015

Shay A
9.2

Popped and consumed from decanter over two hours.

Shocked at how dark this was in the glass. Pretty close to a tinge of purple. If poured blind, I feel like it would be tough for most to call this what it is. Fairly “big” in style, like big and ripe Oregon style. Dark fruits abound aromatically as well as damp earth/forest, and lots of floral notes too. It channels a mix of red, blue and black fruit on the palate, with a good vein of acidity. Mineral, and a small bit of iron. Don’t really know how this ages in regards to evolution, but this can appeal to New World Pinot fans at the moment due to the concentration of the fruit.

I’m glad I got this for $50 4-5yrs ago, but the price now is crazy.
— 20 hours ago

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I saw what you mean regarding the pricing. This rate of increase can’t continue…

Jean Foillard

Côte du Py Morgon Gamay 2005

High fill, perfect cork. Dense red and dark fruit, somewhat developed. No signs of fruit fading. A little bit of forest floor. Was expecting it to be a lot more developed, presumably this bottle had a long way to go. I wish I had another… — 16 days ago

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Jean Foillard

Fleurie Gamay 2020

Really a wonderful Beaujolais. Could probably use a couple years to even out a touch but quite enjoyed this tonight with a Christmas ham that someone gifted us. Acid a bit under what I was hoping (which seems to be a trend for me these days) but the overall delicious red berry fruit and balanced earth keeps this delicious. — a month ago

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Domaine François Raveneau

Montée de Tonnerre Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2011

Beautiful, poised. Very Raveneau. A calm nose with soft lemon, slate, some marine notes. Secondary notes showing through now- a little peach, some light spice too — 3 days ago

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Alan Weinberg

Alan Weinberg

Damn. Call me! I’ll bring a bottle.

Clos De La Roilette

Clos de la Roilette Fleurie Gamay 2021

Medium purple color. Could easily be mistaken for Pinot Noir. Aromas of violets, black currants and earth. Big flavors of creme de cassis, black cherries and roasted hazelnuts. Long finish and bristling acidity. Good stuff! — 15 days ago

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Jean Foillard

"Cuvée Corcelette" Morgon Gamay

Fan favorite and just as enjoyable as I remember. Duck breast and foie gras, meet blackberry jam — 10 days ago

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Vincent Dauvissat

La Forest Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2005

Nice young yellow canary color. Heavy in the glass. Tropical nose with notes of sea breeze, lemon, kiwi, white stones and tan spice. Glycerol and rich in the mouth. California like, but with nice Chablis nuances. I wonder how this will evolve over next 10 years. Maybe like 92’s? — 8 days ago

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Marcel Lapierre

Morgon Gamay 2014

Love all things 2014 Beaujolais. Paired with box mac and cheese — 2 months ago

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