Classic Burgundian style, with a powerful sense of terroir. Nose of violet and woodsy mushroom. Firm still with structured tannins. Not fully evolved yet, with good acidity and delicious red fruit. Just a pleasure to drink - wonderful now and will get better. Needs more time to be at its zenith.
90's Burgs, TBA's, Madeiras and a Sherry (John V.'s): Purchased by me a few years after release. Pretty consistent with prior bottles. Ruby in color. The nose has cherries and a bit of celery. It is still youngish on the palate with good cherry fruit, but lacking in depth. I wonder if this ever really develops further. Still, I would not have guessed how old it was if drinking blind. Got a couple WOTF votes.
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