mandag 15. februar 2016

Château Caillou




Barsac 2 Grand Cru Classé

2014 Château Caillou
JUN 17 Pale golden. Fresh, fruity pineapples nose, candied pears. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, anise and pineapples, long if leaner. 90

2013 Les Tourelles de Caillou
SEP 15 Pale lemon yellow. Light fruity nose, lean. Fresh acidity, light, fruity, fresh, has not been in wood. 84

2012 Château Caillou
APR 13 Pale golden. Fruity nose, some tropical notes. Fresh acidity, creamy texture, elegant and easygoing. 84-86

2011 Château Caillou
JUN 15 Pale golden. Apricots, fruity, rounded, some vanilla on the nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh, rounded, playful and detailed, long. 90

2010 Château Caillou
SEP 15 Pale golden. Some apricots, fruity nose, some vanilla, pears fresh acidity, fresh and fruity, rounded, quite creamy, fairly intense, some spicy notes, long finish. Could be more complex. 90

2010 Château Caillou
JUN 15 Pale golden. Fruity, apples, some peach and pineapples nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh, fruity, creamy, good length. 89

2010 Château Caillou
AUG 13 Pale golden. Apples, apricots and wax on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively and elegant, long. 89

2010 Château Caillou
JUN 11 Golden, sweet feel, somewhat tropical, but on the slightly artificial side, and too simple. 81-83

2010 Les Erables de Caillou
SEP 15 Towards lemon yellow. Some mushrooms, apricots, fruity, pineapples nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh, little bit easy going, good length. 86

2009 Château Caillou
SEP 15 Pale golden. Some apricots and pineapples, some vanilla, light spicy note nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, quite intense and fresh, juicy even if it's not the most concentrated, long. 91

2009 La Cuvée de Centenaire de Château Caillou
SEP 15 2400 bottles made. Golden. Apricots, pineapples, fruit driven nose with some vanilla and spices behind. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresh, apricots, mango and spices towards cinnamon, quite elegant and detailed, long. 93

2008 Château Caillou
JUN 15 Pale golden. Apricots, fruity, apples, pineapples, some vanilla and cinnamon nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, lively, fresh, rounded, quite elegant, lovely freshness, bit bitter finish, good length. 89

2004 Château Caillou
JUN 17 Golden. Fruity, vanilla, lilies and apricots nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, leaner body but elegant. 89

2001 Château Caillou
JUL 11 Golden, quite big nose, good acidity, and quite fresh, but bitter and short finish. In a vintage like that, this is not impressive.....still 85

2001 Château Caillou
JUL 08 Golden. Apricots, vanilla and honey nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded and rich, not too complex, long. 90

1959 Château Caillou Crème de Tête
OCT 13 Amber. Dried fruits, caramel, some raisins and fruit cake nose. Fresh acidity, Christmas spices, bitter caramel or rather burnt caramel, raisins, quite oxidative, long. 90

1947 Château Caillou Crème de Tête
MAY 16 Pale amber, green tint. Vanilla, dried apricots, some peach notes nose. Freshish acidity, fruity first before a bit bitter finish, somewhat hollow, sugary.
Caramel. With more air apple cake, crumble. 89

Château Broustet





Barsac 2 Grand Cru Classé



2017 Château Broustet
APR 18 Pale golden. Fruity, fresh, lighter nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, lighter, playful, good length. 87-89

2016 Château Broustet
APR 17 Golden. Apricots, peach, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, spices, elegant texture, bit lean and short. 86-88

2015 Château Broustet
APR 16 Pale golden. Apricots, fruity, rounded, lemon peel nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, sweet but not complex. 85-87

2014 Château Broustet
JUN 15 Pale golden. Apricots, minerals, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, playful, elegant, pure and long. 91

2014 Château Broustet
APR 15 Pale golden. Apricots, fruity, softer smell, bit shy. Fresh acidity, fresh and rounded, fairly playful, good length. 88-90

2013 Château Broustet
SEP 15 Towards golden. Light nose, some apricots, vanilla and apples. Frsh acidity, fruity, fresh, some vanilla notes, easy going, good length. 87

2013 Château Broustet
APR 14 Pale golden. Some apricots, fruity and yellow plums nose, fresh. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, elegant, bit easy going, elegant. 87-89

2012 Château Broustet
SEP 15 Pale golden. Even lighter nose, fresh apricots and a touch floral. Fresh acidity, light, fresh and lean, more or less just freshness. Some vanilla notes in the finish. 84

2011 Château Broustet
SEP 15 Towards golden. Light pineapples and botrytis nose, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, sweet, light and fruity, pineapples and sugar. Clean and very well made but lacks complexity and intensity. 86

2011 Château Broustet
AUG 15 Pale golden. Light nose, some botrytis, light and simple nose, some apricots. Fresh acidity, leaner, fresh, light, well balanced and well-made but very easy going. But it is an inexpensive Sauternes. Some vanilla notes in the finish. 86

2010 Château Broustet
SEP 15 Pale golden. Tropical fruits, lighter nose, some vanilla on the nose. Fresh acidity, lighter, fresh and fruity, not very complex nor long. Fairly nice balance. 86

2010 Château Broustet
JUN 15 Pale golden. Tighter nose, vanilla, fruity, bit easy. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, fresh, good length. 87

2010 Château Broustet
JUN 11 Tropical and pineapples, sweet, fresh and lively, elegant, OK length. 88-89

2009 Château Broustet
JUN 10 Lemon yellow, apples, apricots. Good acidity, fresh, pineapples, not too complex, but very fresh, elegant and a good length.
84-86