Phillippe Jamesse’s Tasting Notes for Champagne Launois Auction Sale

30th May 2019

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Phillippe Jamesse’s Tasting Notes

SINGLE BARREL 2018

SB 1803
The yellow fruit with a core characterizes the first scents, reinforced by a touch of exoticism: fresh pineapple. A fine burnt crowns the precise set and some bitter almond notes make it extremely pleasant.

The mouth has a subtle fruity maturity thanks to a very appreciable consistency, nice flavors of fresh sap and pleasant burnt corroborate a peat finish brilliantly precise.

The yellow fruity kernel characterizes the first scents reinforced by a hint of exoticism: fresh pineapple. A fine burnt crown and some notes of bitter almonds make it extremely pleasant. The palate presents a subtle fruity maturity thanks to a very appreciable consistency, nice flavors of fresh sap and pleasant burnt corroborate to a brilliantly accurate peat finish.

SB1805
Magnificent olfactory impression on an excellent spring vegetable support. The fruity is noticeably macerated: orange, mandarin, citrus and then turns towards spices and coconut milk.
The palate shows a great breadth and quality of exceptional tannins, the fruity ratio is very well defined and the tasty finish is superb. This wine aspires to a great potential.

Magnificent olfactory imprint on an excellent spring vegetal support. The fruit is noticeably macerated: orange, tangerine, citrus and then turns to spices and coconut milk. The mouth shows a great breadth and quality of exceptional tannins, the fruity ratio is very well defined, and the sapid finish is superb. This wine aspires to great potential.

SB1807
Intense precision and perfect stability between citrus and the notion of freshness through spring fern and smoked iodine. Density perception brings shaping with depth and stretch.
The palate is elegant, homogeneous, precise, elongated and toned. The envelope has a natural mature sweetness and the last impressions are directed towards an absolute freshness and very great bitters.

Intense precision and perfect stability between citrus fruits and the notion of freshness through spring fern and iodine smoke. Perception of Density brings out a curve with depth and stretching. The mouth is elegant, homogeneous, precise, elongated and toned. The envelope has a natural mature sweetness and the last impressions are oriented towards absolute freshness and very great bitterness.

SB1809
Absolute and definite exhalation that has a strong stretch: zest and skin of green to yellow citrus, fresh white flowers. The superb definition is accentuated towards milk, soil, root and humus. An exotic crossroads appears.
The mouth is of great holding, the integration of the wood is synergistic, the shine is lively, stretched, tapered and of an astonishing length.

Defined absolute exhalation with a strong stretch: green zest and green to yellow citrus fruit, fresh white flowers. The superb definition is accentuated towards the milky, the earth, the root and the humus. An exotic transverse appears. The mouth is very durable, the integration of the wood is synergistic, the luster is bright, stretched, tapered and of an astonishing length.

SB1810
Splendid bouquet! Finely toasted scents, lemon and confectionery form the first impressions. The pure vivacity is covered with a light butter fat and the fruity volume appears corpulent. Fresh mocha coffee and dried straw finish this superb harmony, all in transparency.
The mouth texture is complete, all the taste sliders are integrated, the splendid natural woody and the long, tame flavor confirm the dimension of a great wine.

Splendid bouquet: finely toasted scents, lemon and confectionery form the first impressions. The pure vivacity is covered with a light fat butter and the fruity volume appears corpulent. Fresh mocha coffee and dried straw this beautiful harmony, all in transparency. The mouth texture is complete, the taste of the woods is integrated, the woody nature splendid and the long sapid size confirm the size of a great wine.

SB1012
The freshness of the fruity matter is apparent, it oscillates between white fruity: william pear and yellow fruity with kernel, the wire is fine and delicate, it highlights the skin then the pulp.
The mouth structure is prodigious, the fruit yellow, consistent has a tasty concentration. The whole is tender neat and deeply rigorous.

The fresh extent of the fruity material is apparent, it oscillates between fruity white: pear William and fruity yellow with stone, the thread is fine and delicate, it highlights the skin then the pulp. The mouth structure is prodigious, the fruity yellow, with a tasty concentration rate. The set is tender and thoroughly thorough.

SB1813
An integral protective envelope hides some apricot richness, the prints are tasty and sweet. The influence of the aging through hazelnut oil fragrances confers a firmness assured and intensely meticulous.
The mouth is busty but also very explicit because of its great precision. The reverberation of the grape on its soil is obvious. The chalky extraction is absolute, it carries the saline finish with an intense verticality. Luxurious coherence.

An integral protective envelope conceals a certain sheltered richness, the fingerprints are tasty liqueurs. The influence of aging through hazelnut oil fragrances confers an assured and intensely meticulous creaminess. The mouth is smooth but also very explicit because of its great precision. The reverberation of the grapes on its terroir is obvious. The chalky extraction is absolute, it carries the saline finish with an intense verticality. Luxurious consistency.

SB1815
Fine, assertive and skillful, the fruit is sublimely concise and harmonious. Sharpened, the candied yellow citrus pulp is very faithful in brilliance. The fresh woodland delivers smoked, iodine, peat, fern fat and pine freshness.
The palate is straight, straight, concise, the saline purity is pushed to its extreme. In its power and its range it reveals tannins of noble granulosity and perfect bitters. Copy.

Fine, assertive and skilful, the fruity is sublimely concise and harmonious. Sharp, the candied yellow citrus pulp is very faithful in luster. Fresh wood delivers smoked, iodine, peat, fat fern and fresh pine. The mouth is straight, concise, the saline purity is pushed to its extreme.In its power and extent it reveals tannins of noble granulosity and perfect bitters. Exemplar.

SB1819
Smooth, abundant and consistent, the fruity texture is apricot. The breeding has a masterful fullness. The grape feeling is fresh and conveys a slight moisture. The noble reduction is beautiful, it veils a line of deep tension, very chiseled and very high definition. Sensational olfactory intensity.
The mouth is brilliant, structured, muscular, it reveals a broad physiognomy of purity and finesse. The level of palatability is high and the fruity extraction exotic fabulous trend. Deeply original, this wine is perfect body and guard.

Gentle, abundant and consistent emanation, the fruity texture is sheltered.The breeding has a masterful fullness. The grape feeling is fresh and conveys a slight humidity. The noble reduction is magnificent, it veils a line of deep tension, very chiselled and very high definition. Sensory intensity. The mouth is brilliant, structured, muscular, it reveals a wide appearance of purity and finesse. The level of sapidity is high and the extraction fruity exotic trend fabulous. Deeply original, this wine is body and perfect guard.

SB1820
In the first place , the fruity abundance characterizes the feeling of citrus liqueur: limoncello. On the surface, it is a subtle grilled smoke that seduces. The perception of freshness is intense and rigorously connected to the chalk. The evolution is exotic, the whole is endowed with an incredible finesse and a striking line of terrestrial tension.
The graying graphite texture carries the mouth, the rigor is absolute through this extremely elongated fraternal righteousness. The woody structure is solid, it is resistant to sharp, pointed and highly saline energy. An esthete.

In the first place, the fruity abundance characterizes the feeling of citrus liqueur: limoncello. On the surface, it is a subtle grilled smoke that seduces. The perception of freshness is intense and rigorously connected to chalk. The evolution is exotic, the whole is endowed with an incredible finesse and a striking terrestrial tension line. The exhilarating graphite texture carries the mouth, the rigor is absolute through this freshness extremely elongated. The wooded structure is solid, it resists sharp, pointed and strongly saline energy. An aesthetic.

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