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Les Silex Chablis 2005

Jacques Bourguignon (negociant-eleveur), Les Silex, AOC Chablis, Yonne, Burgundy, France, 2005 The Chablis appellation See here for some comments on the appellation and its structure. This wine: varietal chardonnay, coated natural cork closure, 12.5% abv, Vintage Wines, bin end £10 … Continue reading

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Brocard Bougros Chablis GC 2010

Jean-Marc Brocard, Bougros, AOC Chablis Grand Cru, Burgundy, France, 2010. See here for general notes on Chablis, and some comments on the producer. I have seen a comment somewhere that Brocard’s Bougros is an entry-level GC, or equivalent to a very good PC. … Continue reading

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Mestre Maranges Burgundy 2013

Mestre Pere et Fils, AOC/AOP Maranges, Burgundy, France, 2013 This wine: varietal pinot noir, hand harvested, matured in oak, agglomerate Diam 5 cork closure, 13% abv, ex-producer €12.50 (2015) Consumer tasting note: mature pinot noir, quite delicate, with a red … Continue reading

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Voarick Aloxe-Corton 2012

Domaine Michel Voarick, AOC Aloxe-Corton, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, France, 2012 This wine: varietal pinot noir, natural cork closure, 13% abv, Demoiselles de Ladoix (small hotel with cellar), at Ladoix, €19 (06/15) Consumer tasting note: a modest quite restrained pinot noir, … Continue reading

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Brocard Bougros Chablis GC 2011

Jean-Marc Brocard, Bougros, AOC Chablis Grand Cru, Burgundy, France, 2011. See here for general notes on Chablis, and some  comments on the producer. I have seen a comment somewhere that Brocard’s Bougros is an entry-level GC, or equivalent to a very … Continue reading

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Rapet Pernand-Vergelesses 2012

Domaine Rapet, Les Belles Filles, AOC Pernand-Vergelesses, Cote d’Or, Burgundy, France, 2012 This wine: varietal pinot noir, Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 13% abv, Les Demoiselles de Ladoix (small hotel with cellar), €19 (07/15) Consumer tasting note: a decent nose … Continue reading

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Brocard Montmains Chablis 2013

Jean-Marc Brocard, Montmains, AOC Chablis Premier Cru, Yonne, Burgundy, France, 2013 This wine: varietal chardonnay, Diam 10 agglomerate cork closure, 12.5% abv, en France, €23 (09/16) Consumer tasting note: a strident nose of ripe citrus and stewed apple edged with warmer … Continue reading

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