Difficult vintage and it shows. This is perfectly pleasant but it lacks the breadth of the previous two vintages. Red berry (cranberry, strawberry) aromas are straightforward. A perfectly enjoyable drink--I'm just not finding myself asking the kinds of questions that other recent vintages prompted: "what's that spicy note I can't quite identify?" or "where did that flavor come from; it wasn't there 30 minutes ago?" Actually this kind of reminds me of the better vintages of the Raisins Gaulois.
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