Oxidized -- and undrinkable from the get-go. So, only one pristine bottle out of six. Will definitely be more wary of all mid '90s to late '00s White Burgundy. Thought that Fevre would be more careful and aware. Also, that auction house (Acker, Merrall & Condit) would have made an effort -- simply Coravin one of the bottles! Definitely Caveat Emptor!!!
My experience with this bottle reflects my experience on 9/21. This bottle was drinkable upon opening, but was definitely muted (except for the acidity) on the nose, as well as the palate. The last half glass, that we like to linger over after the table is cleared, was oxidized. At that point, the bottle had been opened for just about an hour. This was bottle five of six.
My fourth of six and second drinkable. All the elements of the drinkable bottle from 8/18, but a bit less so. This wine seems to be fading (just a bit) and I would definitely suggest drinking sooner, rather than later.
My last and by far the best of this vintage. Clearly inconsistency between bottles that I see noted elsewhere. Ripe white stoned fruit with lime zest edge. Full and slightly viscous in the mouth with a flinty minerality and dry green capsicum finish. This bottle was excellent. Drink up (with sub at ready) and hopefully enjoy.
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