Pierre Boniface

Pierre Paillard

Les Parcelles Bouzy Grand Cru Champagne Blend 2016

Birthday Champagne 🍾 🥂

A pretty golden colour in the glass. Rich mode to it full of honeycomb, bread, citrus zing and baking spice. In the mouth it’s smooth and voluptuous. Highly enjoyable out of my new handmade Riedel Performance Champagne Glass 😋
— 6 days ago

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Trixie

Trixie

Happy birthday!🎂 🥳

Domaine Pierre Usseglio & Fils

Cuvée De Mon Aïeul Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2015

One of Usseglio’s top cuvées, Mon Aïeul (“my granddad”) is 100% Grenache from some of the estate’s oldest vines (about 85 years of age) in La Crau, La Guigasse and Les Grandes Serres lieux-dits – each with a different type of soil.

Situated on an elevated plateau to the east of the village, La Crau is perhaps Châteauneuf’s most famous cru, known for its distinctive “galets roulés”, large, rounded river stones deposited here by the Rhône millions of years ago. To the south of the village, Les Grandes Serres is a very warm site on gravelly alluvial soils (and the source of the estate’s biggest wine, the 18% ABV “Not for You”). La Guigasse, on the other hand, is a cooler, sandier site with hardly any galets located on the northeastern part of the appellation, near the famous Pignan and Rayas lieux-dits (Chateau Rayas)

Mostly unoaked, it was brought up in concrete vats, with 15-20% in demi-muids. Ruby red color. Intensely perfumed, with notes of red and dark fruit (strawberry, raspberry), licorice and herbs. Full-bodied, rich, opulent and concentrated. Ripe fruit (cherry) and white pepper, smooth and creamy on the palate. Long, velvety, quite tannic finish. Hedonistic wine.
— 21 days ago

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Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

Les Champlots Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2020

Struck matchstick and lemon. Flint D limestone. Bright and focused. Not weighty but bright and sharp — 2 days ago

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Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

La Chatenière Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Chardonnay 2005

2005 | Chardonnay
Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey; La Chatenière 1er Cru
Burgundy; Saint Aubin, France

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Fantastic!
— 21 days ago

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Domaine Pierre Gelin

Clos Napoleon Fixin 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2014

Pretty nose showing red cherry, berry fruit, earth, spice, mineral & violet. — a month ago

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Pierre Gonon

Saint-Joseph Syrah 2019

A buddy of mine and I dropped into one of my favorite little cafes in Omaha to get a bite and share a bottle. We grabbed a table and I scampered off to select something from the wall. As I walked over to the Rhone section, I began to scan the labels and about fell over when I saw three bottles of Gonon low-key just chillin…priced under $70. At this point, there was no question what we would be drinking tonight.

Popped and poured; no formal notes. I fully knew this was going to be somewhat considered infanticide but how was I going to pass this opportunity up? The nose is classic Northern Rhone with olives, black pepper, bacon fat and gorgeous blue and red fruits. The tannins are medium+; the acid matches. And the texture? Well, she thiccc but there is a sexy confidence that is enormously becoming. Finish is long and super satisfying. Fun to try young but I expect this to be a very lovely bottle for many years to come. Drink now with some patience (and an open mind) or through 2034 with ease. Oh…and you best believe we took the other two bottles home with us.
— a month ago

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Jamie Lauder

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Well played Sir

Pierre Péters

Les Chétillons Cuvée Spéciale Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay 2004

I really don’t do a top ten wines of year thing but if I did, we have a clear winner. Deep and oh so sexy. Pale gold with few bubbles but a lovely nose. Roasted hazelnuts and slivered almonds. White floral accents along with pure chalk and oyster shells. Plenty of citrus goodness and green apples. It just keeps going and going.

This champagne soars and it takes you along for the ride. Pure Chardonnay from Mesnil and pure is the word of the day. Purity of fruit and terroir. It’s a thrilling pour, one that demands your full attention. Vibrant and exceedingly expressive at this stage and it has miles and miles to go. Uber refined, this is just such a pleasure.

Explosive joy in the mouth. So much salinity and minerality. With age, it’s become rich and complex. It’s very Chablis like in parts. An initial burst of citrus in the mouth followed by smoke and chalk. More nuts and apples and just plain gloriousness. Long finish and yes you will absolutely want more. An excellent wine. A v sexy wine. Make sure to drink it with the right company.
— a month ago

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Pierre Péters

Cuvée de Réserve Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne Chardonnay

Pierre Peters is usually a safe choice and this was no exception. Delicious aperitif bubbler. Apple-y, pretty, good acid, bubbles maybe slightly more than I tend to love but still enjoyable. — a month ago

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