Under the Stars

Under the Stars
Farpointe Cellar
Tasted Thursday, August 19, 2010

FLIGHT 1

2004 Coume del Mas Banyuls – France, Languedoc Roussillon, Roussillon, Banyuls The nose had red berry and caramel, and a little honey at the end. The palate had red berries and coffee, some caramel, and a nice honey finish. (91 Points)

2006 Domaine la Crau des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape The nose had tar and pepper, blackberry and black currant, and a little game. The palate was rich, with lots of dark fruit and spice, some tar and earth, and a nice gamey finish. (89 Points)

2009 Château Tour de Mirambeau – France, Bordeaux, Entre-Deux-Mers The nose had grapefruit and lemon zest, apple and stone, and a little sweaty socks. The palate was crisp, with lemon and grapefruit, minerals and apple, and some earth on the finish. (88 Points)

2006 Château Malmaison Baronne Nadine de Rothschild – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Moulis en Médoc The nose was very jammy, with lots of blackberry and raspberry, dirt, and a little spice. The palate was slightly tannic, with blackberry and raspberry, earth, and a little spice on the finish. (87 Points)

2007 Domaine Saint Laurent Côtes du Rhône Noel St-Laurent – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône The nose had apricot and floral notes, but was pretty tight overall. the palate was fat and rich, with apricot and stone, and a floral finish. (87 Points)

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