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10 mai 2007 4 10 /05 /mai /2007 13:13

Quelques commentaires trouvés en me "baladant" sur  internet :

Sur le forum de Mark Squires, des commentaires de dégustation postés par Jörgen Lindström :

Calvet-Thunevin Hugo 2003.

Amazing richness already on the nose here, revealing sweet, dark berries, mineral and gorgeous oak elements. Full-bodied, with serious amounts of sweet tannin, and concentrated crushed, black berry fruit, cherries supported by integrated oak. High alcohol finish where the Carignan-acidity keeps it long and interesting. Not for everybody, though. (Carignan/Grenache with some Syrah) Now-2012. 94 p.

Calvet-Thunevin Les 3 Marie 2004

Totally complex nose! Intensely fruity, very young where soil components are centred, and lots of quality fruit creates interest. This is oozing stuff. Full-bodied with dry Port similarities, finishing very long with a wall of tannin – but all positive. One of the biggest wines I’ve ever had. Controversial old vine Grenache macerated for 50 days and aged in 100% new oak for 18 months. 2009-2020. 98 p.




Chateau Valandraud 3 de Valandraud 2003.

Plush, really cool stuff, with ripe, dark berry fruit, and a freshly cut herbaceous “green” edge which balances the otherwise forward nose. Medium-bodied+ with overall great balance, and a long, fruit-driven finish supported by mineral traces. 92 p.

Chateau Valandraud Virginie de Valandraud 2003.

Stepping upwards, this is bigger and more intense, with greater mid-palate concentration, also more oak, but all balanced to perfection. Great stuff from now through 2012. 94 p.







Et un commentaire en provenance du Danemark....Valandraud 2006 selon Izak Litwar :


"The powerful, beautifully shaped, nuanced and impeccably made Valandraud scored also 93p."   




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