Delalot, Eliane: Pleiades

Dosage 4g/l. Yellow golden color with a refined effervescence and nice tears on the glass. Very complex aroma of ash, pumpkin, nettle cheese, goat, courgette flower, verbena and a light medicinal haze of anesthetic diethyl ether. After some time in the glass it showed candied citrus, honeysuckle, christmas pudding, café noirs biscuits, resin and something

Delalot, Eliane: Les Dionysiaques

Straw color with a refined effervescence and soft mousse in the glass. Soft and seductive nose of vine peach, mild yeasts, pear, honeysuckle, starfruit, mirabel plum, almond and cherry blossom, rye bread, a dot of mango and a light medicinal overtone. The mouthfeel is soft and creamy. You get a sweet attack of persimmon followed

Selosse, Jacques: millésime 2005

Tasted November 2016 at Grand Tasting Paris. Tasted out of Riedel Riesling Grand Cru and Zalto Burgunder. Made of  100% Chardonnay. Very aromatic and smooth aroma of english orange marmelade, lemon peel, ripe jackfruit and pomelo, overripe mirabel plum, glue, fermented fruits, ginseng, candied ginger, typical Selossian oxidative notes,  green tea, sweet scented bedstraw and

Apollonis: vintage 1964

Made of 100% Pinot Meunier. Quite a youthful color for a wine that’s over 40 years The aroma is just fantastic with straw, black currant, old library, polishing wax, licorice, goose liver paté, forest floor and mushrooms, coffee and green gooseberries. It has a lovely concentrated but elegant mouthfeel. On the palate you get smoked

Rodez, Eric: Empreinte de Terroir Pinot Noir 2003

Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Copper gold color. Rich nose of ripe apricot, tamarind paste, polishing wax, apple sauce, quince, brioche and a touch of cognac. After swirling the glass you get candied ginger, cherry, prunes, earthy tones, bramble, blackberry and a hint of sea breeze, soft woody spices and dried flowers.  This is a

Brun, Roger: Rosé Romance (base 2013)

Base 2013. Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Very special amber almost rusty color. Lovely nose of dried roses, sun dried tomatos, pomegrenate, forest strawberry liqueur, black pepper, crunchy baked baguette, new leather. The mouthfeel is focussed and vinous. On the palate you get crunchy pear, cherry, the leather from the nose and a bitter touch

Brun, Roger: Rosé Romance (base 2010)

Made of 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Pinot Meunier. Macerated 1 day. Intense grenate pink color with a refined effervescence.  Playful nose of raspberry, redcurrant, blood orange, candied red paprika and a touch of rosehip. After swirling the glass you get gunpowder and cooked ham. Medium bodied with a silky mouthfeel. On the palate you

Brun, Roger: Cuvée des Sires 2006

Made of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. Light golden color with a modest effervescence. Very seductive nose of applecake, mocha, iron oat, graphite and yeast with overlaying gunpowder that reminds me of good times from my youth when I was playing with harmless fireworks. On the palate it is surprisingly citrus orientated with grapefruit

Brun, Roger: Cuvée des Sires 2005

Golden color with a modest effervescence and fat tears on the glass. The aroma is very interesting with yeast, offal of beef, blood, toasted hazelnuts with salt, apricot, pear, prunes and a sweet touch of Sauternes-like. It is surpisingly elegant on the palate with refined yeasts, hazelnut oil, apricot, a touch of pouriture noble, plums

Brun, Roger: Cuvée des Sires 2000

I was happy to find this bottle in Belgium perfectly stored. Deep golden color with a modest effervescence and fat tears on the glass. Warm, romantic nose of candied peaches, prunes, dates with a hint of Port and barnyard. Very vinous and masculin mouthfeel. On the palate you get bakery yeast, raisin bread, chocolate, prunes,