Rockstars of Burgundy: Popcorn, floral, some dill/herbs and a little oak. Balances the herbal and ripe fruit quite well. Length is nice, more roundness than the other premier crus it was next to. This was nice, though a little unusual.
10 Vintages of Raveneau's Montee de Tonnerre (Vin, Vino, Wine in Palo Alto, CA): 10 Vintages of Raveneau MdT 02 thru 12 (minus the 06), poured at a VVW sit down tasting. My ninth place wine. This wine showed a little odd, with what I can describe as petrol and anise on the nose. Almost like a gin and tonic. I'm not sure if its showing the greenie meanies, but something is off. The palate was fairly precise and on the heavier side, with a good lemon spice note and long finish. Not sure about the nose, so this got knocked down quite a bit in comparison to the other wines.
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