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Bottle Size: 750 ml
(noted as Cuvée Lucie on the label). The original tasting note is still spot on and I repeat it here save for noting that this could either be drunk now or held for another 3 to 5 years before drinking in earnest. Beautiful, and impressively fresh fruit for the vintage leads to rich and earthy flavors that are supported by sleek tannins and intense goût de terroir that combine to create a powerful effect of both harmony and excellent length. This is no blockbuster but I very much like the style as the wine is wonderfully complex, sappy and well-balanced. As I noted, the tannins have begun to mellow and while this could easily be drunk now, I personally would cellar this for another 2 to 3 years or so first. Multiple, and consistent, notes
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