The 2006 vintage gives us a very beautiful, brilliant, intense, dark ruby colour.
The nose is typical of the village of Gevrey - it's a mix of spices, raspberries, cherries and violets.
The wine is powerful and generous on the palate with well-integrated wood.
This Latricieres-Chambertin has very nice volume and length.
This wine, which has a generous and complex nose, divulges rich aromas of roasting and spices.
On the palate, it opens with ripe and silky tannins, before showing its strength and its beautiful structure.
Serve with: Roast Quail, Pigeon, Rib of beef on the bone, Roast Beef.
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Clean, intense and elegant bouquet of ripe cherries and blackcurrant with slight undertones of liquorice and spices.
Well-structured and well-balanced wine with polished tannins.
Long and very persistent finish with hints of ripe red fruit and toffee.
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Chapoutier is better known as a renowned producer in the Rhone, producing a wide range of biodynamic wines from Crozes Hermitage to Chateauneuf-du-Pape. This is Chapoutier's Alsace venture - Schieferkopf (literally, slate topped) - is a joint venture between Chapoutier and four friends, none of whom are wine professionals. The five (the Club des Cinq) bought a 5ha domaine in Bernardville, whose vineyards, at 380m among the highest in Alsace, have 'unique schist soils giving poise and austerity to wines with high minerality' - ideal for Riesling, his agents Mentzendorff say. The vineyard is fully biodynamic, with handpicking...
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The wine is packed with freshness and hints of minerality, followed by fresh, ripe pears, honey suckle, orange peel, apples and honey.
The palate is linear and features a tight minerality, with a creamy, fruity finish of great length.
The oak is well integrated and provides the perfect structure for the fruit components of the wine. This wine is drinking well now, and can be enjoyed with two to three years of further cellaring (and more) after vintage.
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This elegant Pinotage has enticing fruity and spicy aromas, while the palate is full-bodied and smooth with spiced plum and blackberry fruit and a lively touch of spice giving it a very Mediterranean feel.
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This pale straw gem opens with tropical passionfruit and citrus aromas. These juicy characteristics flow onto the palate with hints of varietal grassiness. It's soft and vibrant with good acidity and a long, flavoursome finish.
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