Tag Archives: 2000

Unveiling the Opal of Ch Coutet, at work!

I’m so glad I found this tasting as my intended attendance at the trade tasting didn’t eventuate. I’m gutted that I missed out on the chance to taste the 2001 Cuvee Madame. I’ll have to dig deep into the pockets … Continue reading

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Mouton-Rothschild 2000, Pauillac, Bordeaux

Purchased from Langton’s auctions. A blend of 86% cabernet sauvignon and 14% merlot. Decanted for 20 hrs but in hindsight, this should be extended to at least 36 hrs. Intense ruby garnet with a lighter rim. Youthful earthy nose with … Continue reading

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Robert Sinskey Veinyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2000, Stags Leap, Napa Valley, USA

A friend (D) brought this back after visiting the winery. Back label says 37 barrels produced. Med+ – intense ruby colour, this is clearly an aged wine with jaded blackcurrant aromas and earthy undertones. Dry, full-bodied wine, still retains a … Continue reading

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Maison Ambroise ‘Le Rognet’ Corton Grand Cru 2000, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy

Lovely med+ ruby garnet colour. Developing forward yet soft nose of ripe forest dark berry fruit with sour cherries. A dry full-bodied Pinot Noir with high acidity and surprisingly youthful tannins after 10 years. Rich ripe dark berry, blackberry, sour … Continue reading

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