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July 4, 2018

Coche-Dury Rougeots

Lunch at Hof van Cleve in Kruishouten.

2001 Coche-Dury Meursault Les Rougeots - big, toast nose.  Absolutely beautiful.

Full post on lunch is here.

July 3, 2018

Samuel Billaud Fourchaumes

Dinner at Brasserie Raymond in Bruges.

2015 Samuel Billaud Chablis 1er Cru Les Fourchaumes - crisp acidity.

Full post on the evening is here.

André Clouet and Coche-Dury

Lunch at Hertog Jan in Zedelgem.

André Clouet Un Jour de 1911 - beautiful, yeasty nose.  Love the balance and the depth of flavors here.  Only 1,911 bottles are made each year, from a blend of different vintages.

2008 Coche-Dury Meursault - nice and toasty as expected, a little grassy, almost a bit coffee.  Good acidity here with a bit of ripeness.  After 1 hour, finally turned beautiful without a hint of grass.

2015 Braida Barbera d'Asti Montebruna - very minty, exotic spices, potpourri, very sweet and ripe.

Full post on lunch is here.

July 2, 2018

Rebholz Spätburgunder

Lunch at 'T Zilte in Antwerp.

2009 Hansjorg Rebholz Im Sonnenschein Spätburgunder GG - lovely nose once it cooled down, with leather, a little floral, eucalyptus, spices, and nice red fruits.  A hint of tannins on the finish here.

Full post on the day is here.

June 30, 2018

2013 Creux d'Enfer

Dinner at L'Air du Temps in Éghezée, Belgium.

2013 Roses de Jeanne Creux d'Enfer, dégorgée en Avril 2017 - lovely nose of red fruits, with a hint of yeast.  Good acidity with good depth on the palate.

Full post on dinner is here.

2004 Mugneret

Lunch at Comme Chez Soi in Brussels.

2004 Georges Mugneret Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Chaignots, en demi-bouteille - nice notes of leather, seemed a little stemmy.  Definitely typical NSG, with black fruits and some sweetness on the nose.

Full post on lunch is here.

June 28, 2018

Mondavi and Montrachet

Dinner at Ta Vie.

Drappier Quattor - nice body and good depth with acidity a little on the high side.  Lovely floral nose.

1998 Remoissenet Montrachet - lovely nose, with toasty notes which did not seem overpowering.  Nice and aged marmalade notes, almost floral, caramelized and kind of sweet on the nose.

1995 Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Reserve - minty, earthy, smoky.  Nice and ripe fruit, with a hint of acidity on the finish, although tannins were still here.

Full post on dinner is here.

June 22, 2018

1970 Ego Müller

Drinking at home.

1970 Egon Müller Scharzhofberger Riesling Spätlese - a little hint of stinkiness, mustiness.  Otherwise flinty, polyurethane, lemon citrus, white flowers.  Good maturity roundness with acidity on the palate.
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