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  1. #1
    DaleW Guest

    Default TN: mostly 2006 Burgundy at Zachys

    I seldom go to big store tastings any more, but the evening series at
    Zachys is really well done. Large selection, plenty of spitoons,
    water, impressive array of food. So I decided to go to the (mostly)
    2006 Burgundy tasting last night. Probably 50 wines available, I
    concentrated on those I didn't own, hadn't tasted, and might want to
    buy.

    NV Godme Rose
    I would have skipped this, having had several times, but a glass was
    handed to me. OK, I'll try- fine and vigorous mousse, cherry/
    strawberry fruit, fresh baked biscuits. B+

    2006 Raphet "Lavaux St Jacques" Gevrey-Chambertin 1er
    Red fruit, a little citrus zest, good minerality, good length for the
    vineyard. B+

    2002 Cathiard "Les Malconsorts" Vosne Romanee
    Red fruiit, sandalwood and cedar, spice. Good length, lovely wine,
    integrated wood. A-

    2006 Jean Tardy "Les Athets" Chambolle-Musigny
    Not a lot there, chunky black cherry fruit, short finish. C+/B-

    2006 Jean Tardy "les Boudots" Nuits St George
    Darker fruit, spice, lots of oak, but good. B

    2006 Jean Tardy "les Treaux" Echezeaux
    More wood, but a fine delineated wine with solid red fruit and very
    good length. B+

    2006 Simon Bize "Aux Vergelesses" Savigny-Les-Beaune Blanc*
    Pear fruit, some hazelnut, some direct oak. Good ripe Chardonnay, not
    zippy,but not flat. B/B+

    2006 Simon Bize "Aux Vergelesses" Savigny-Les-Beaune
    (there was also a Les Bourgeots, but I already have that)
    Big cherry fruit, spice and orange peel, good length, nice wine.B++

    2006 Lafarge "Vendanges Selectionnees" Volnay
    Showing well, some ripe tannin, smoke, earth, and red cherry fruit.
    The dollar has made 2006s so pricey, but might break down for this
    one. B+/A-

    2006 Lafarge "Clos du Chateau des Ducs" Volnay 1er
    Bigger, tight, black cherries and a bit of vanilla, big tannins for
    Volnay. Needs much time. B+?

    2005 Lafarge "Clos des Chenes" Volnay 1er Cru
    Jacques thought this very tight, but I thought it showed well despite
    being partially closed (different bottles might be part of it).
    Tense, but with big plum and cherry fruit, minerally, a bit of mocha.
    A-

    2006 Mugnier "Clos de la Marechal" Nuits St George 1er
    I had tried barrel sample of this at domaine in '07, but happy to try
    again.
    Nice masculine Burgundy, dark fruit with soil and leather notes,
    structured but approachable. Will think about this one. A-/B+

    2005 Mugnier/Hospices de Beaune "Cuvee Madelaine Collignon" Mazis
    Chambertin
    Now this is closed, all I get is some oak and tannins, impossible to
    really get a feel for.

    2001 Mugnier Chambolle Musigny (from magnum)
    I have some of this (in 750), but deigned to try anyway. Lovely
    village level wine, elegant but with some underlying power,
    strawberries and cherries laced with damp earth and smoke. A-

    2006 Camille Giroud "Champs Gain" Puligny Montrachet
    I enjoyed this, fuller styled, pears, honeysuckle and a little
    vanilla, but I'm not buying expensive white Burgs these days. B+

    2006 Domaine des Croix "Cent Vignes" Beaune
    Soft, easy, full but a bit short. B-

    2006 Camille Giroud Vosne Romanee
    a little edge of brett, but not overwhelming, some spice, good length.
    B

    2006 Camille Giroud Latricieres Chambertin
    fairly powerful, somewhat tight, but seems nice. B+?

    Nice event, ran into lots of friends, very well done.

    Grade disclaimer: I'm a very easy grader, basically A is an excellent
    wine, B a good wine, C mediocre. Anything below C means I wouldn't
    drink at a party where it was only choice. Furthermore, I offer no
    promises of objectivity, accuracy, and certainly not of consistency.*

  2. #2
    Bi!! Guest

    Default Re: TN: mostly 2006 Burgundy at Zachys

    On May 21, 12:33�pm, DaleW <Dwmi...@aol.com> wrote:
    > I seldom go to big store tastings any more, but the evening series at
    > Zachys is really well done. Large selection, plenty of spitoons,
    > water, impressive array of food. So I decided to go to the (mostly)
    > 2006 Burgundy tasting last night. Probably 50 wines available, I
    > concentrated on those I didn't own, hadn't tasted, and might want to
    > buy.
    >
    > NV Godme Rose
    > I would have skipped this, having had several times, but a glass was
    > handed to me. OK, I'll try- fine and vigorous mousse, cherry/
    > strawberry fruit, fresh baked biscuits. B+
    >
    > 2006 Raphet "Lavaux St Jacques" Gevrey-Chambertin 1er
    > Red fruit, a little citrus zest, good minerality, good length for the
    > vineyard. B+
    >
    > 2002 Cathiard "Les Malconsorts" Vosne Romanee
    > Red fruiit, sandalwood and cedar, spice. Good length, lovely wine,
    > integrated wood. A-
    >
    > 2006 Jean Tardy "Les Athets" Chambolle-Musigny
    > Not a lot there, chunky black cherry fruit, short finish. C+/B-
    >
    > 2006 Jean Tardy "les Boudots" Nuits St George
    > Darker fruit, spice, �lots of oak, but good. B
    >
    > 2006 Jean Tardy "les Treaux" Echezeaux
    > More wood, but a fine delineated wine with solid red fruit and very
    > good length. B+
    >
    > 2006 Simon Bize "Aux Vergelesses" Savigny-Les-Beaune Blanc�
    > Pear fruit, some hazelnut, some direct oak. Good ripe Chardonnay, not
    > zippy,but not flat. B/B+
    >
    > 2006 Simon Bize "Aux Vergelesses" Savigny-Les-Beaune
    > (there was also a Les Bourgeots, but I already have that)
    > Big cherry fruit, spice and orange peel, good length, nice wine.B++
    >
    > 2006 Lafarge "Vendanges Selectionnees" Volnay
    > Showing well, some ripe tannin, smoke, earth, and red cherry fruit.
    > The dollar has made 2006s so pricey, but might break down for this
    > one. B+/A-
    >
    > 2006 Lafarge "Clos du Chateau des Ducs" Volnay 1er
    > Bigger, tight, black cherries and a bit of vanilla, big tannins for
    > Volnay. Needs much time. B+?
    >
    > 2005 Lafarge "Clos des Chenes" Volnay 1er Cru
    > Jacques thought this very tight, �but I thought it showed well despite
    > being partially closed (different bottles might be part of it).
    > Tense, �but with big plum and cherry fruit, minerally, a bit of mocha.
    > A-
    >
    > 2006 Mugnier "Clos de la Marechal" Nuits St George 1er
    > I had tried barrel sample of this at domaine in '07, but happy to try
    > again.
    > Nice masculine Burgundy, dark fruit with soil and leather notes,
    > structured but approachable. Will think about this one. A-/B+
    >
    > 2005 Mugnier/Hospices de Beaune "Cuvee Madelaine Collignon" Mazis
    > Chambertin
    > Now this is closed, all I get is some oak and tannins, impossible to
    > really get a feel for.
    >
    > 2001 Mugnier Chambolle Musigny (from magnum)
    > I have some of this (in 750), but deigned to try anyway. Lovely
    > village level wine, elegant but with some underlying power,
    > strawberries and cherries laced with damp earth and smoke. A-
    >
    > 2006 Camille Giroud "Champs Gain" Puligny Montrachet
    > I enjoyed this, fuller styled, pears, honeysuckle and a little
    > vanilla, but I'm not buying expensive white Burgs these days. B+
    >
    > 2006 Domaine des Croix "Cent Vignes" Beaune
    > Soft, easy, full but a bit short. B-
    >
    > 2006 Camille Giroud Vosne Romanee
    > a little edge of brett, but not overwhelming, some spice, good length.
    > B
    >
    > 2006 Camille Giroud Latricieres Chambertin
    > fairly powerful, somewhat tight, but seems nice. B+?
    >
    > Nice event, ran into lots of friends, very well done.
    >
    > Grade disclaimer: I'm a very easy grader, basically A is an excellent
    > wine, B a good wine, C mediocre. Anything below C means I wouldn't
    > drink at a party where it was only choice. Furthermore, I offer no
    > promises of objectivity, accuracy, and certainly not of consistency.�


    Thanks for the notes. I was interested in the Raphet and the Mugnier
    especially.

  3. #3
    Mark Lipton Guest

    Default Re: TN: mostly 2006 Burgundy at Zachys

    Dale, it's good to see that you got to the tasting. In a completely
    unsurprising result, the '02 Cathiard Malconsorts, the Mugniers and the
    Lafarges seem to be your favorites. Thanks for the great notes.

    Mark Lipton

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