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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Thomas Calder
April 4, 2018



2016 Jonathan Pabiot Pouilly Fume - Organic; Aroma: light stone fruit, citrus notes; Mouth: crisp and flinty, very ripe fruit classic Pouilly Fume; Very Good Plus 28.99; Mixed Case, 26.09; Case, 24.64

2016 Barmes Buecher Riesling Herrenweg; Aroma: heady rather sweet diesel subdued spice; Mouth: clean bracing acidity, bright, some lemony citrus notes dry; Very Good Plus26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2013 Domaine de Collier Saumur BlancOrganic; Aroma: lightly pretty fragrant pretty fruity, juicy lime, chalky; Mouth: juicy bright clean firm, tight acid juicy citric, lean; Very Good - Excellent37; Mixed Case, 33.3; Case, 31.45



2015 Clos du Moulin a Moines Bourgogne aux SeurretsOrganic; Color: medium light ; Aroma: fresh raspberry plum; Mouth: juicy, fresh,  rather firm, rather dense, bright fresh clean; Very Good Plus29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2015 Thillardon Chenas Les BoccardsOrganic; Color: very dark medium opaque; Aroma: heady rather sweet deep very dense plumy note, herbs; Mouth: clean acid on entry, fresh bright thickish texture, slightly granular, medium bodied with good concentration, firm, long; Very Good Plus29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2016 Vincent Paris Crozes Hermitage SelectionOrganic; Aroma: reserved, deep plum black pepper, closed, reserved; Mouth: deep rather closed, smooth impeccably balanced, fresh,, rather primary, clean;bright pretty rather fine, a touch closed in, fine grained tannins; Very Good Plus23.99; Mixed Case, 21.59; Case, 20.39

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