Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Misc Wine at Universal Wine BAr

Misc wines tasted at Universal Wine Bar recently.

Guy Bocard Bourgogne Blanc 2004, SGD39.80
Citrus, slight mineral nose, fat and angular tannins. Short finish. below Average.
Domain Edmond Cornu Passetoutgrain 2002 (Gamay + Pinot Noir) SGD36.80
Red Fruits, Strawberry hints, some cherry. Tannins are bitter and metallic. Gummy mouth feel. Average.

Domain Edmond Cornu Hautes Cotes De Nuits Blanc 2004 SGD40.80
Chalky Chestnut (roasted), nutty, short finish. Some weird durian lift at the end palate. Average

Louis Lequin Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru SGD91.80
Ripe fruits, Dense, some bitter lift and end palate. Tropical fruits intense. Oily pineapple scents. Above average

Guy Bocard Meursault Genevrieres 1er Cru 2002 SGD108.00
Nutty, with good flavour of figs on the nose, RIch, creamy. Good weight on palate. Complex. Slurrppy. Good!

Mischief & Mayhem Coorton Charlemagne Grand Cru 2004 SGD198
Tropical fruits,nutmegs and banana on the nose. Minerals, salt, and spices on the palate. Good but too expensive.
Louis Lequin Batard Montrachet Grand Cru 2005 SGD308
Chalky with fig on the nose. Some chinese Herbal. Heavy mouthfeel. Dense. Remarkable. Good.

Domain Edmond Cornu Ladoix 1er Cru Le Bois Roussot 2005 SGD74.80
Direct fresh fruits on the nose. Rustic cherry at back of nose. Spice. Good

Mischief & Mayhem Pommard 1er Cru Clos Blanc 2005 SGD108
New oak/vanilin and dark cherry on the nose. Some cassis. Dense. Some Cooked vegetable and sweetish herbs on the nose. Palate was dense. Average

Domain Jacques Cacheux et fils Vosne Romanee 1er Cru La Croix Rameau 2000 SGD148
Intensive nose, red fruits and fresh. Open up with more complex spice, multi dimension, slight bitter end. Mellow complexity. WOW. Very good!

Comte Senard Corton Grand Cru Clos Des Meix Monopole 1995 @118.00
Good intensity and breath. Average.

Prieure Roch Clos Vougeot Grand Cru 2004 SGD428.00
Wow. Dark Fruits, slight leather on the nose. Seductive nose. Intense. Silky tannins. Structured body. Sweetness on palate. Very very good.

Yarra Yering Pinot noir 2004 @SGD106
Notes of soy, herbs. Sweetish ripe fruit. Very elegant yet more fruit forward. Impressive. Was amazed when it was revealed this is from Austrialia;s Yarra region. Definitely stand on par with the rest of the Red Burgundies. Amazing effort. Brilliant.

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