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Bottle Size: 750ml
Rating: JM 96-98, BH 95-97
A wonderfully floral-suffused nose reflects additional notes of petrol, citrus, white orchard and a hint of oak toast. The bigger and richer flavors also possess a gorgeous mouthfeel that is almost delicate yet racy with excellent delineation on the youthfully austere and beautifully balanced finish that just goes on and on. This is potentially a magnificent Bâtard and it's going to be interesting to compare this with the Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet in a decade's or so time. In sum, I would offer the same advice - if you can find it, buy it. Burghound Don't Miss!
Allen Meadows, Burghound.
Mid lemon yellow. The bouquet also takes time to emerge, then shows a little more power than the Bienvenues. The oak is a fraction more present but still superbly integrated. The taffeta texture could not possibly have more tensile strength, with an exemplary purity of fruit. To have so much power (not in an alcoholic sense) and yet so much grape. Little light fresh apple notes to finish.
Jasper Morris, Inside Burgundy.
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