Cheung R.

Cheung R.

144 posts

  • 7 months ago
    1988 Latour
  • 7 months ago
    2000 Pichon Baron
  • 8 months ago
    Dark crimson, inky. Clean, crisp nose of currants, dark licorice, creamy light cherry, blueberry. Still young and not revealing much. Hints of smoke and oak with coaxing. Tannic, super fine, powdery, raspberry, flowers, incredible structure, medium plus mouth feel. Very clear and focus. Long, juicy, spicy finish Very nice.
  • 8 months ago
    Dark red with bricking on the rim Nose of old leather, some hints of red fruits and floral, pencil lead, stone, spice box, cigar. Can feel it's age, yet soothing. Medium mouth feel, leather, burnt wood, cigar ashes, dried cherry meat. Tannins well integrated, tasty mid palate. finish is alright in length, full of tobacco smoke, spice and bitter dark cocoa.
  • 8 months ago
    Opaque, purple dark. Nose of blueberry, menthol, currants, dark fruits, herbs, hint of caramel, lavender. Not over ripe Taste of creamy black cherry, cigar pipe, fresh mint leave, minerality, forest floor, jammy, juicy, Still some bit of austerity, some bitterness but nth too much. Alcohol can also use some time to soften Round tannins, sweet. Medium finish, tobacco smoke, anise, plum juice, nice fruits
  • Château Les Grands Cheênes Médoc 2009 9 months ago Château Les Grands Cheênes Médoc 2009
    Young, dark profile, with ruby rim. tight upfront, With air, toned down, soothing nose of currants, spring flowers, caramel, rock minerals, minty leaves, coffee, hint of alcohol and olives, 14%. Nice nose. Black fruits, candied cherry, coffee bean, earth, easy drinking, slight bitterness at the back end. Very linear, dry tannins, not much complexity, missing good acidity, short on balance, weak mouth feel. Hard pressed for the finish, short, dry plum skin, tobacco.
  • 10 months ago
    Light ruby Old Leather, tea, Taste of cinnamon, truffle, plum meat, leathery smoke Tannins still very much present, got some time to go Finish of berries, tobacco leaf and plum juice, long
  • 10 months ago
    Big, good nose, floral, Soft Dry tannins again
  • 10 months ago
    Great nose, white flowers, iron, metals, rec cherry, extracted juice, light herb, violet. Plush, soft texture, plum juice, black fruits, really quite nice, pure. Dry tannins, chewy, need to soften up. But quite good
  • 10 months ago
    Clear ruby, nose of coconut shell, hint of fresh banana, cassis, woody, creamy, herbal, oaky. Sour, dry big tannins, though not intruding, need to pair with food, sweet cherry taste, aftertaste of tobacco, wood
  • 10 months ago
    Don't think it's a good bottle for this old claret. Nose is sour, spice, garlic, fig, earth, red brick. Muddy looking, seems unfiltered, quite sour, red cherry, so tomato, soupy
  • 10 months ago
    Very refreshing, pear, mint grass, apricot, medium plus bodied, with good sweetness.
  • 11 months ago
    Sexy purple Young, note of fruit jam, rock, florals, vanilla, spice, barnyard, cream. Bitter chocolate, red cherry, cigar Savory, plush, good structure, beautiful balance with acidity, masculine mouth feel Quite young Noticeable tannins, slightly drying, but very fine Short finish, muted with tobacco, red cherry Need time, better
  • 11 months ago
    Dark core, ruby rim Black fruits, cloves, chocolate, dirt, oyster shell, hint of mint. Palate minerals, raspberry, but muted, lacking focus a bit. Creamy with air time. Good balanced, nice acidity, mouth watering. Tasty tannins, well integrated. Short finish, good tobacco note and jam
  • 11 months ago
    Rich truffle on first sniff Opulent, rich, floral, blue fruits, more truffle, then into fresh berries, sweet prune, cherry, fruit garden. With some more minerals coming out slowly. Leather, red cherry, iron mill, crushed stem, cocoa. Extremely soothing. Wants to lay down and chill under the sun in a garden by yhe pool. Unique, soft, gentle, mysterious feeling on the palate, strange, solid, smoke, blueberry, earthy, silky, dense Long long finish, expansive, truffle, wood, berries, smoke, last long long time. Classic
  • 11 months ago
    Fascinating nose, with layers of opulent floral, minerals, blue fruits, violet, damp earth, mushroom, some herbal scent. Warm, comfort feeling Rich, balanced palate, blue red fruits, earth, plum, silky, lush Soft, fine tannins, but giving a sneak peek with smile. Long finish, plum meat, cigar smoke, floral notes. Wish it could be more creamy.
  • 11 months ago
    Ruby, pinkish rim Quite shy up front, even with three hours of aeration. Blueberry, rustic, floral, earth, Velvety palate, nice touch, black fruits, wet wood, cigar wrapper, dirt, medium mouth fill. Shortish finish, red fruit juice, light tobacco. Better with more time.
  • 11 months ago
    Ruby with clear rim Great nose, minerals, blood, violet, currants, blue fruits, stem, tobacco and herbal notes near the back. Green tobacco leaf, red cherry, quite rich, smooth Slightly acidic and less balance. Short finish, with more greenish taste
  • 11 months ago
    Soapy, red cherry, herbal, mint Soft palate, quite gentle, pepper spice, After taste of spice, tobacco smoke With more time, raisin, soy, wet leaves, Powerful palate, red cherry, damp earth, wet wood, Higher acidity, not over the top
  • 11 months ago
    Distinctive Grenache nose, sweet caramel, mint, spice, flint stone, mushroom, garrigue, Strong, powerful, meaty, mouth feel, sugared cherry, bitter tea leaf, Long finish smoked oak, plum meat, Dry tannins, prominent