Cheung R.

Cheung R.

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  • Chateau Palmer Appelation Margaux 2001 one year ago Chateau Palmer Appelation Margaux 2001
    2001. Purple color with dark core. Wonderful nose of Bell pepper, cigar box, currants, hint of vanilla and incense, cloves, cream. Iron mineral scent Palate, so soft, with a tiny bit of spicy note, tobacco leaf, cream, cherry juice, smoke, coffee bean. Medium finish with spice, tobacco. Prominent tasty tannins with strong tobacco note, cherry in finish and purple floral.
  • Chateau Palmer Medoc Appelation Margaux 1999 one year ago Chateau Palmer Medoc Appelation Margaux 1999
    1999. Clear ruby red with long seductive legs. Nose of purple fruits, forest floor, vanilla, a little oak, cherry, incense, fresh spring floral, a bit of cigar. Palate, medium bodied, soft texture, round, truffle, blackberry, cassis, earth, tobacco. Still need time. With time, leather, truffle and round tannins adding a beautiful weight to the structure. Like a sweet girl from next.door type haha Finish of cigar pipe, smoke, wood.
  • Chateau De Beaucastel Chateuneuf Du Pape 1998 one year ago Chateau De Beaucastel Chateuneuf Du Pape 1998
    No sign of aging. Dark ruby red with no Browning, pristine condition. Fantastic nose of violet, roasted candied cherry, purple and red fruits, meat, cassis liqueur, with a addictive mineral, floral. Medium plus body, cassis, plum, leather, burned wood, minerals. Rich, lush mouth feel, with noticeable, juicy tannins, silky. Nice finish of burned wood, plum juice, hint of tobacco leaf. Fantastic! Nose is true to die for Another sign of good aging, fruit taste still ample =) Very nice balance, acidity and the alcohol. Can still age, fabulous structure
  • Domaine Charvin Chateauneuf Du Pape 2001 one year ago Domaine Charvin Chateauneuf Du Pape 2001
    Dark ruby core with a slight clear rim. On the nose, cloves, spice, currants, meat juice. Sweet cherry, smoke, flowers, asian spice, orange peel, tobacco, and coffee. With time, adding some.weight, juicy tannins, firm and chewy. Finish with wood, smoke and autumn leaf. Sense of heat, with high 14.5 alcohol.
  • Chateau Malescot St Exupery Margaux 2001 one year ago Chateau Malescot St Exupery Margaux 2001
    Quite young, crimson color. Blue fruit, stone, white flowers, wet earth, ripe plum, soy, iron mineral, green note. Lacking balance, quite acidic than expected, not much fruit, and seems tannins are quite resolved, soy, red cherry, bell chili. Medium bodied. Short finish with plum juice, tiny bit of smoke, with heat. Day 3, graphite, truffle on palate. Smell of rustic. Better, with firm tannins, better structure. Masculine Margaux
  • Chateau Pavie Decesse Saint Emilion Grand Cru 1997 one year ago Chateau Pavie Decesse Saint Emilion Grand Cru 1997
    Ruby red with tiny clearing on the rim. Day 1, nothing showed up really. Left it for day 2. Nose of lavender, blue fruit, iron mineral, soy, violet, cut grass and some floral. Medium body, taste of spice, meat juice, raspberry, cloves. Tannins seem quite resolved already, very easy to drink. Short finish, with spice, smoke and a bit of oak.
  • Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2000 one year ago Chateau d'Issan Margaux 2000
    Classic Margaux nose of potpourri, currants, vanilla, truffle, a touch of cigar wrapper, oak. Medium+ bodied, round, elegant, sensuous, plush, velvety, mouth feel, 2000 Margaux is very nice. Taste of currants, jammy raspberry, truffle, very soft, fine tannins, extremely well integrated. Elegant finish of long lasting tobacco leaf, plum
  • Chateau Rieusse Sauternes 2005 one year ago Chateau Rieusse Sauternes 2005
    Chrysatimum, apricot, cream bulee, honey, marmalade, grained coffee. Sweet long finish, with good acidity to keep it fresh and uplifting.
  • Chateau Pichon Longueville 2003 one year ago Chateau Pichon Longueville 2003
    Sexy, soft feminine nose of vanilla, cigar, crushed stone, cedar, ripe currants, violet, simply beautiful. Taste of spicy cedar, leather, vanilla, bitter cocoa, wet earth, ripe cherry. Long finish of cherry, tobacco leaf, spice Still bit of heat.
  • Pavillon Rouge Chateau Du Margaux 2003 one year ago Pavillon Rouge Chateau Du Margaux 2003
    Fascinating nose, ripe fruits, violet, currants, mineral, meat. Wonderful Margaux nose of floral. Alcohol rather high, can still wait.a bit. Taste of coffee, truffle, plum, Medium bodied, clear red claret. Medium finish of dark fruits, tobacco
  • Chateau Prieure Lichine 2003 one year ago Chateau Prieure Lichine 2003
    Fantastic nose, with truffle, light cigar, complex nose with floral, earth and cocoa. Beautiful legs, dark purple Medium to full bodied Taste of ripe fruit, coffee, black cherry, wood. Ripe, soft, smooth tannins. Plush Rather short finish of coffee, tobacco
  • one year ago
    2003 Barton. Very complex nose, Smoke, incense, cedar, anise, some vanilla, floral and tobacco. Velvety tannins round the palate, great structure, taste of dark fruits, cigar box, lush mouth feel, with some secondary nuances Long finish of leather, tobacco leaf, plum. Sweet, ripe, smooth, rich tasting
  • Chateau Leglise Clinet Pomerol 1997 one year ago Chateau Leglise Clinet Pomerol 1997
    Ruby red. Red cherry, mocha, blueberry, floral note, meat juice, and wet earth, iron. Short nose Medium body, candied black fruits, candied fruit. smooth, but concentration not too great, probably becoz of the vintage. A bit of heat, tannins are sweet, but a bit firm and good structure.
  • Chateau Prieure Lichine Margaux 2000 one year ago Chateau Prieure Lichine Margaux 2000
    Floral nose, spring flowers, blue fruits, currants. Taste of licorice, coffee, black cherry. Great balance
  • Chateau Leoville Barton 1994 one year ago Chateau Leoville Barton 1994
    1994 Barton
  • Chateau Clerc Milon 2006 one year ago Chateau Clerc Milon 2006
    Light ruby red, medium bodied. Classic nose of cigar box, leather, dried fruit, licorice. Taste of cherry, tobacco leaf, earthy forest floor, anise. Finish of plum, herb and tobacco. Short to medium finish.
  • Chateau Lascombes Margaux 2009 one year ago Chateau Lascombes Margaux 2009
    Deep dark purple. Nose of spring florals, sugar coated cherry, cream bulee, sweet florals, menthol, jammy. Marmalade. Just so floral. Sweet jammy black.berry, licorice, coffee liqueur, a little bit of heat (14%), but still very smooth on the palate. Finish of berries and coffee note
  • Chateau Leoville Barton Saint Julien 2009 one year ago Chateau Leoville Barton Saint Julien 2009
    Aerated for hours, double decant. Dark inky color, full bodied. Complex nose with layers of black fruits, mineral, cassis, Asian spice, Loads of jammy black berries, currants, Long finish with cherry, tobacco leaf and bit of oak. Chewy tannins, excellent balance and mouth feel.
  • Chateau Leoville Barton 1994 one year ago Chateau Leoville Barton 1994
    Ruby red with Browning on the rim. Medium to full body. Soft red fruit, forest floor, glycerin, tobacco leaf, violet. Can still taste the tannins, but well integrated and soft, bring a layer of chewiness. Dried leather, wet wood, cocoa powder, pencil.shaving, bit of mushroom. Soothing on the nose, gentle on the palate. Wonderful treat. Tasty tannins making it felt, with just enough acidity to keep it balanced, nice. Added some nice weight.with air time.
  • Chateau Monbousquet Saint Emilion Grand Cru one year ago Chateau Monbousquet Saint Emilion Grand Cru
    Dark purple hue, nose of ripe black fruits currants, sugar coated cherry, violets, licorice, truffle, wet wood. Taste of ripe black fruits, cigar wrapper, jam, expresso bean. Finish with plum, light tobacco leaf. Tiny bit of heat, medium finish. Bit one dimension, not complex enough, smooth, easy on the palate. Expand deliciously, with strong currants and cream bulee. More better structure.
  • Chateau Prieure Lichine Margaux 2000 one year ago Chateau Prieure Lichine Margaux 2000
    Dark ruby red, with dark core. Fabulous nose of spring florals, layers of perfume, so seductive, currants, vanilla, licorice. Rustic smell?