fredag 2. september 2016

Château d’Agassac





Haut-Médoc

2015 Château d'Agassac
APR 16 Ruby. Dark fruits, some vanilla and light floral note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 88-90

2014 Château d'Agassac
Ruby. Leaner nose, some wood. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, fairly elegant, lovely fruit but a little one dimensional. 85-87

2013 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Some dark fruits, vanilla and a light spicy note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner body, fresh and elegant, good length. 86

2013 Château d'Agassac
APR 14 Ruby. Red berries, slight floral note on the nose.
Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh, bit short. 85-87

2012 Château d'Agassac
AUG 16 Ruby. Scented, red berries, cassis, floral notes, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, cassis, touch hollow finish. 87

2012 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, fruity, nose, light herbal note and some coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, lively, rounded, fairly elegant, fresh finish. 88

2012 Château d’Agassac
AUG 16 Ruby. Scented, red berries, cassis and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, elegant body but still textured, needs time. Refreshing, good length. 89

2011 Château d'Agassac
NOV 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, some nettles and herbs, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, mulberries, somewhat leaner but fresh. 87

2011 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe berries, some scented notes, light floral note, some spices and coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, juicy, dark berries, long. 90

2011 Château d'Agassac
AUG 15 Deep ruby. Some vanilla, nettles, cassis and blueberries, rustic nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, the leaner finish. 88

2010 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Fruity, dark berries, scented, deeper fruit, rounded, nothing jumps out. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, intense, playful, lovely balance, rounded and fairly smooth. There is structure behind for a longer life, long. 91

2010 Château d'Agassac
MAR 15 Ruby. Cassis, vanilla, some spices, lightly scented nose far back, bit shut. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, fruity, quite delicate, elegant if structured.
88

2010 Précision d'Agassac
SEP 15 6000 bottles made. Ruby. Dark fruits, some vanilla, quite intense nose, some spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, juicy, ripe, dark and red berries, quite intense, long. 93

2009 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Lightly scented, light blueberry jam nose, barrel notes are a bit showy for its age on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, quite fresh, some dark berries, somewhat spicy and vanilla, long. 90

2009 Précision d'Agassac
SEP 15 6000 bottles made from vines 60 years old. Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe notes, intense, some spices and coffee nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, fairly juicy, some cherries and dark berries, a coffee notes sticks with the fruit, long. 92

2008 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, some vanilla and spices, light scented note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, some red berries and cassis, good length. 88

2008 Château d'Agassac
MAR 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, cassis, some figs, leather and vanilla, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, lively, fresh, leaner, good length.
86

2007 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Some vanilla and spicy notes nose, dark fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, leaner, some cherries, good length. 87

2006 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, some cherries, blackberries notes, some cedar and tobacco behind, light spices and coffee notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, fairly fresh, cassis, good length. 89

2006 Château d'Agassac
SEP 09 Ruby. Dark fruits and spices nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, cassis and blueberries, spices, firm structure, needs time. 88

2005 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby, garnet rim. Some plums and a faint figs note, touch og cigars and tobacco, more mature nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, more youthful palate, fairly detailed, long. 90

2001 Château d'Agassac
SEP 15 Ruby, garnet rim. Some tobacco, light figs note, cassis, lightly scented nose, smells lovely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, elegant, dark berries, cherries and mulberries, long. 90

søndag 7. august 2016

Château Patache d'Aux



Médoc

2015 Château Patache d'Aux
APR 16 Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe notes, light floral touch nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, good length. 87-89

2011 Château Patache d'Aux
SEP 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, mulberries, lightly scented but a bit reductive still. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, rounded, ripe, good length. 87

1997 Château Patache d'Aux
SEP 09 Garnet. Herbs, blueberries and cedar on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lean, almost thin and tannic. 83

1996 Château Patache d'Aux
MAY 11 Ruby, brick rim. Blackberries, anise, hung game and stable. Fresh acidity, structured, drying, dusty finish. 84

1996 Château Patache d'Aux
NOV 09. Ruby with brick rim. Still fruity, blueberries, leather, stable nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rustic, lacks some fruit. 85

1995 Château Patache d'Aux
FEB 10 Ruby, thin orange rim. Blueberries, violets, anise, leaner nose but elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, elegant sweet and sour palate, leaner, forest floor and leather. 86

Château Coufran



Haut-Médoc

2015 Château Coufran
APR 16 Deepish ruby. Floral, dark fruits, spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, structured, good length. Probably the best vintage I’ve tasted from here. 88-90

2012 Château Coufran
NOV 13 Deep ruby. Fruity and intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, a lively Coufran, good length. 84-86

2010 Château Coufran
JUN 11 Simple 78-79

2010 Château Coufran
APR 11 Ruby. Fruity, some vanilla and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, easy going. 85-87

2005 Château Coufran
MAY 16 Warm storage problems

2005 Château Coufran
MAY 15 Ruby. Scented, fruity, figs, spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, starting to dry. 84

2005 Château Coufran
NOV 13 Ruby. Cassis, vanilla and blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, lovely balance, cassis palate, good length.
May be kept another five to ten years. 88

1995 Château Coufran
FEB 13 Dusty, some dried fruits trying to hold on.

1982 Château Coufran
MAY 14 Tired, lean and thin.

Château Tronquoy-Lalande



Saint-Estèphe

2015 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
APR 16 Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, spices, blackberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, structured, ripe, textured, long. 89-91

2014 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
APR 15 Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, some vanilla, spicy notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh, somewhat rustic far back, good length. 87-89

2013 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
APR 14 Ruby. Scented, fruity and charming nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, thin, slightly herbal.
85-87

2012 Château Tronquoy Lalande
APR 13 Ruby. Floral, scented and cassis nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, some vanilla. A bit lean, good length. 86-88

2011 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
NOV 12 Deep ruby. Fresh cassis and some herbs, tight and spicy, maybe floral behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, a bit austere and rustic now. 86

2010 Château Tronquoy Lalande
JUN 16 Ruby. Scented, dark berries, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, dark berries, spices, fruity, intense. Good length. 89

2010 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
MAR 13 Deep ruby. Coffee, dark berries, floral, vanilla, deep nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fairly full, refreshing and long. 88

2009 Château Tronquoy-Lalande
APR 10 Deep ruby, pink rim. Darker berries, plums, vanilla and a touch of minerals. Elegant, fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, grippy texture, ripe, blackberries, long finish. 88-90

2009 Tronquoy de Sainte-Anne
APR 10 2nd Tronquoy-Lalande. Deep ruby, pink rim. Chocolate, red berries, good fruit, some vanilla. Good acidity, ripe tannins, good structure, elegant fruit, touch of herbs in the finish.
83-85