Tag: 2003

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
Rating category: 90-95

Dumangin: Millésime 2003

[English] Made of 54% Chardonnay and 46% Pinot Noir. Interesting aroma of: dried fig, mild butter, bruised apple, musk, oxcallic acid, breadcrust and refreshing minerality. After a while delicious cooked plum appeared. A vinous,  dry mouthfeel. On the palate the bready, autolytical character reappears together with a haze of woodland strawberry, apple, pear and some
Rating category: 80-89

Philipponnat: 1522 Rosé vintage 2003

[English] Made of  (approx.) 50/50 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.  Pink color with orange tints and very fine bubbles. In the nose: strawberry,raspberry, citrus, leather, animal tone (goat) and wood.  The goat aroma disappears when giving the wine more air. In the attack: gooseberry followed by woodland strawberry, yeast, wood and beautiful minerality on the palate. This wine is vinous and has light tannins. Nice dry aftertaste with citric acid. Nicely balanced.  About 65 euro. [FR]
Rating category: 80-89

Lacourte-Guillemart: Millésime 2003

[English] Made with 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Light golden color with modest sparkle. In the scent: ripe apple, quince, brioche and yeast. After swirling the glass: toast and pecca nut. The texture is creamy. I taste apple, nutmeg, delicious creamy red fruits and something smoked. The aftertaste is long and quite alcoholic (warm
Rating category: 80-89

Caillez-Lemaire: Jadis 2003

[English] Tasted in May 2011. Light golden color with fine bubbles and fine mousse in the glass. Complex aroma: salty (like mussels), bread, figs, wet stone.  After a while I smell mushroom, dried yellow fruit and some ginger. The attack in the mouth is quite mineral. I taste candied fruit: plum and pear, with a
Rating category: 80-89