It was a lovely view. How I wish I owned some of those vines.
Riesling Grand Cru Brand 2002, Domaine Albert Boxler
Lovely fruit and very good acidity. Nice concentration. Quite lovely.
Vin Gris 2005, Domaine de Triennes
Light, fruity nose. Light, fruity palate. A reasonable summer drink.
Bourgogne Rosé 2005, Château de Puligny-Montrachet
It is a bit prickly. Nice strawberry fruit. Good acidity. This is a quite grown up rosé.
Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru les Brulées 1996, Rene Engel
A complex nose of soft old fruit. Seems quite ready for drinking. Very soft and charming palate. I think this is rather good.
Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru Combes aux Moines Vieilles Vignes 1999, Domaine Fourrier
The nose is still a bit oaky. Real old vines richness and complexity. Nice elegance and refinement. Very good length. Lovely.
Echezeaux Grand Cru 1990, Domaine Dujac
Really lovely perfume of soft fruit. Very complex with nice earthy tones. A very good soft palate of lovely fruit and minerality. This is fully mature and delicious.
Insignia 1995, Joseph Phelps
Very ripe and blackcurranty. Rich palate of dark fruit. It is pretty tannic. Nice enough, but still doesn’t convince me about the point of Cabernet Sauvignon.