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21/08/2007 (TNB)

18/08/2007 (TNB)

At D.L.'s before "On Danse" at the Festival 13/08/2007 (TNB)

Jersey - final 11/08/2007 (TNB)

Jersey still 09/08/2007 (TNB)

Jersey Continued 06/08/2007 (TNB)

At the Atlantic Hotel, Jersey 04/08/2007 (TNB)

The Diary - August 2007

21/08/2007 (TNB)

Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 21/08/2007   Return to top

18/08/2007 (TNB)

  • Gevrey Chambertin 2002 (Fourrier) Earthy and seemingly quite evolved - I guessed Gevrey but thought it might be older (late 90s). A pretty good village wine but without the complexity that might cause me to confuse it with a (good) premier cru. This seems to be drinking now. ***
  • Morey St Denis En La Rue de Vergy 2001 (Lignier-Michelot) Very juicy, high-toned, intensely mineral. Delicious. The vineyard is adjacent to and above Clos de Tart - the racyness and elegance is consistent with this. Still improving. Very good for a village lieux-dit. Top ***
Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 18/08/2007   Return to top

At D.L.'s before "On Danse" at the Festival 13/08/2007 (TNB)

  • Meursault 1er cru Genevrieres 1992 (F. Jobard) Given this blind, I got the vintage straight off because it is quite big, and slightly on the fat side of neutral - rather as the vintage used to be advertised although I have not always found them to be that way. I didn't guess the grower because while very good indeed, this doesn't have the usual Jobard leanness which I so like - it's a counterexample to the idea that one never tastes a wine from this grower that is ready to drink. Excellent mature Burgundy. Bare ****
  • Bourgogne Rouge 1993 (Barthod) Very gamy and completely mature. Fairly pleasant but not of the quality that this wine sometimes is (the 88, 90 and 05 come to mind as having been excellent). Apparently other bottles have been fresher and so I will not rate this one. Not Rated
Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 14/08/2007   Return to top

Jersey - final 11/08/2007 (TNB)

Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 11/08/2007   Return to top

Jersey still 09/08/2007 (TNB)

Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 09/08/2007   Return to top

Jersey Continued 06/08/2007 (TNB)

Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 06/08/2007   Return to top

At the Atlantic Hotel, Jersey 04/08/2007 (TNB)

Tasting notes added to Fine Wine Diary 05/08/2007   Return to top