A truly unique wine. At first there are aromas of fermented apricot and apple, a little like armagnac, but without the heavy alcohol/spirits quality. The flavor really comes forth after about 30 minutes in the decanter. A rich, ponderous wine, more for winter sipping along with a little foie gras.
dark golden, petrol, honey, tertiary aromas, yeasty, wood, nuts, marcipan, great density and depth, never endig finish, at the peak, potential for 10 more years, my best dry white wine so far, great to quail, holds on for hours
Golden, almost orange color. Dried apricots, honey, caramel, butterscotch, minerals, beautiful fruits, some beautiful oxidized flavors which add to the complexity, beautiful balance between sweetness and acidity, concentrated and a great length. A truly great wine. Completely ready now and probably the next decade or longer. Great stuff!
Game and wine ('t Jachthuis, Eksel): Unbelievably complex bouquet, rich and voluptuous, yet highly detailed and refined. Coppergold in colour, alcohol is beautifully wrapped in eminent fruit and luxurious nuances of evolution. Fantastic...
Fully mature, compact nose. Extremely powerful with very elegant oak aromas, apricots and a quite wonderful floweriness. Very pleasant, this wine smells as a sweet wine... Very odd, totally unique taste. Spicy, well-evolved, fully mature and full body. Lacking in acidity, the generous fruit of apricots and banana makes up for that. Very long finish. Fat, round, oily and almost off-dry. This is a unique wine, this is an odd wine, and I understand those giving it higher marks. Compared to other White Rhone, that is understandable. But in my book this should be compared with great Burgs, and great Rieslings, and then it will always lack the backbone and the elegance.
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