mercredi 17 novembre 2010
Notes de JANCIS ROBINSON:
Mayard, Clos du Calvaire 2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape 17.5 Drink 2015-2024
Dark crimson. Heady nose. Hugely sweet palate entry and lots of black cherry fruit. Then it becomes a bit tauter and more refreshing on the finish. Hint of liquorice. But masses of alcohol.
Mayard, Dom du Père Pape 2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape 18 Drink 2016-2025
Very dark purple but with a clear rim. Mildly tired sample. Very sweet start and then super smooth and flattering. So long as you don’t mind a bit of sweetness in your reds, you will love this. There are tannins but they are not painful. Should develop well.
Mayard, La Crau de Ma Mère 2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape 18 Drink 2016-2026
Slightly tired nose on this sample. Blackish purple. Very rich and ripe but with some vitality. Nice, fine tannins. Huge and bold but well done with some interest and refreshment.