Domaine Roumier 2008

Top quality from Christophe Roumier. The general opinion is that his 2007s are a bit better than his 2006s, but both are quite lovely.

Chambolle-Musigny 2007

Lovely Chambolle fruit. Reasonably stylish. Nice soft palate with lovely fruit and soft ripe tannins. Quite tasty.

Morey Saint Denis Premier Cru Clos de la Bussiere 2007

This also smells quite stylish with good fruit and nice earthiness. Good tannic structure and nice complexity. I think this is really pretty and charming.

Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru les Combottes 2007

Truly lovely fruit which is very Chambolle. Real depth of character on the nose. The palate has fruit driven power and good complexity. Very good indeed.

Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru les Cras 2007

Now this has a deep, complex array of aromas on the nose. Same on the palate. It is very lively and packed with minerality. This is proper wine already.

Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru 2007

Now this is tits out for the boys. Lovely, lovely perfume with flowers and charming fruit. The palate has some pronounced tannins, but they are ripe so are quite alright. Utterly delicious.

Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru 2007

A rich density of fruit that is very expressive. Malolactic fermentation not really started of the palate is a touch angular, but the raw materials are there to make a fine wine.

Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru les Amoureuses 2007

Now this has a really beautiful nose; great perfume and real style. There is a real concentration of flavours on the palate. Tits, man, and I do mean TITS.

Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru 2007

A profound nose of spice and ripe fruit. Again this is really expressive and the nose is extremely pleasing. The palate is multi-dimensional with layers of flavour that persist for a long time. Freaking triple-A.

Chambolle-Musigny 2006

Nice purity of fruit on the nose. Silky smooth palate that has a good degree of style.

Morey Saint Denis Premier Cru Clos de la Bussiere 2006

Bramble fruits on the nose. Quite Morey in style. Palate has some good earthiness and nice structure. One of the best Clos de la Bussiere I’ve had.

Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru les Combottes 2006

Fleshy nose with plenty of fruit. Nice Chambolle fruit on the palate. Reasonably vigorous tannins and acidty. Pretty good.

Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru 2006

Tobacco and spice on the nose. We are talking serious complexity here although I get the feeling this is going through a closed patch. Really sexy and stylish palate with fruit, spice and silky tannins. Real density and concentration too. Not as good as the 2007 but undoubtedly excellent.

Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 2006

Rich, play-dough nose, very mineral. Good density and fat on the palate. Very mineral, very stylish. I like this a lot. Charming Corton, who’d have thought it?