Christmas tasting 2017

Thank you for coming our Christmas tasting.


Delamotte Brut Non-Vintage

  • Delamotte is a sister house to Salon Champagne, which is famous for its Blanc de Blancs
  • Located in the Le Mensil area of the Champagne region
  • It is considered as an insider’s champagne for wine lovers
  • The NV is 2004-based, with lovely warm toast and vanilla flavors
  • The wine is Chardonnay-focused, exhibiting rounded and fresh taste

Marguet Pere et Fils Elements 11 Grand Cru NV

  • Marguet has a long history, dating back to 1875
  • Now run by the 5th generation, it is situated at Ambonnay
  • In 2009, this house has started biodynamic farming
  • It is Pinot Noir-focused, 63% vs Chardonnay 37%
  • Grapes only sourced from grand cru and premier cru vineyards
  • Regarded as constantly refined and elegant

Godme Champagne Brut Millesime 2008

  • A relatively young and upcoming house in Verzenay
  • Founded in 1930 but has been catching international notice
  • 50% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Meunier, 15% Pinot Noir
  • The wine is young yet intense, with notes of citrus
  • Wine drinkers like its balance between maturity and freshness


Les Pagodes de Cos 2011

  • The second wine of Cos de Estournel, St. Estephe (ranked 2nd Growth in the 1855 Medoc Classifications)
  • Les Pagodes was first released in 1994
  • Compared with other Bordeaux Left Bank wines, it has a high proportion of Merlot
  • In general, Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 40%
  • It is described as bearing beautiful and silky tannins, with sweet hints of berries and other fruits

Les Tourelles de Longueville 2010

  • The second wine of Pichon Longueville Baron, Pauillac (also ranked 2nd Growth in the 1855 Medoc Classifications)
  • Les Tourelles displays characters of Pauillac wines, concentrated and rich
  • Grapes composition: Cabernet Sauvignon 65%, Merlot 35%
  • It bears velvety tannins, abundant blackberries with hints of Asian spices


Chateau Magdelaine, St. Emilion 2011

  • Its history can be dated back to early 1800’s
  • Has been a St. Emilion Grand Cru 1er-B class till merged with Chateau Belair Monange in 2012
  • Made almost exclusively from Merlot (90%)
  • Won 93 points by wine critics
  • Taste showing raspberry, sweet tobacco
  • Fresh and bright finish

Chateau Latour a Pomerol, 2011

  • Some wine lovers consider this similar to Petrus in style
  • Sometimes, it is regarded as a shadow of Chateau Latour but in the Pomerol region
  • Also a property of Jean Pierre Moueix
  • Made from 90% Merlot, with rather mixed texture – juicy yet dry
  • Slightly toasty or earthy, with good length in finish

Mas Des Mas Jean Claude-Mas "Maury" Cru 2011

  • Bonquet: Dark fruits, spices
  • Palate: Rich and velvety with smooth tannins and sweet middle palate. Good length.
  • Cellaring: The wine can drunk young but will evolve wonderfully all along the years, and the strength of its youth will give place to a wonderful bouquet of coffee, cocoa and fruit marmalade. If kept in good conditions, the wine can be cellared during 20 years.
  • Food pairing: Serve at 10-12 degree celsius. To be enjoyed as an aperitif or after dinner, with your deserts, especially the chocolate ones! strong cheeses.

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