Clos des Lambrays tasting and dinner in Melbourne

Wines on tasting were 1990,1993, 1995, 1999, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010. Brief notes.

1990 – notes showing well – tired and porty,  with weird acetic overtones. Thierry agreed that in general the 1990 has not been showing well.

1993 – lovely spice, with some high toned fruit elements,  classic forest floor overtones – nice drink.

1995 – nice perfume and intensity here – red fruits – cool and aloof – shows well – delightfull.

1999 – ripe and maybe a tad too alcoholic – but such is 1999. Big rich and ripe.

2006 – gently spicy – round and hints of mushroom – lovely drink – very nice.

2008 – typical acid – high toned red fruits – tight and closed – needs time – a lot of time.

2009 – soft round and fruity – saline and spice- red cherries with real complexity and weight. Very good.

2010 – amazing red fruit intensity and weight. Great depth and complexity – subtle oak – Super wine and my favourite.