Crisp, weightless and precise. Very complex and still fully open for business. Intense and concentrated despite it's airy structure. More like an amoureuses than the stereotypical Pommard. Will probably continue to drink well for decades to follow.
Friday tasting, PopnPour tasted over 1 hr -pretty bright Burg red -utterly gorgeous and expressive red fruit and cool stony/minerality -med+ acidity, intense sappy red fruit on med weight with abundant minerality/salinity, excellent complexity and length, med+ tannins are ripe and supple -surprisingly approachable, fantastic now and loaded with potential for an excellent long life
91-95. This is the third night opened. The first I would have given it a straight 95. Tremendous depth, bold dark cherry, and violets. But by the second night, the fruit had lost some of its intensity, and the tannins had kicked in. Tonight it's a little more muted, with less cherry fruity residual flavor or nose, but with more of a lavender scent and soil overtones. Now it's pretty expensive (close in fact to some Grand Crus) so that I'm probably going to have to pass on further purchases, especially since there are so many wonderful 1er crus at better price points. Still, for those with deep pockets...
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