At the point we got to this wine, my palate was starting to fade and I suspect if I hadf the bottle today, I could take a better run at TN worth reading. But, from my notes from last night, I foudn the wine riper in tones than many on the table, with a decent amount of tannin.
This was like velvet on the palate - so soft and fine - when we took my first sips. This, combined with the bracing acidic backbone and delicate, complex fruit made for an elegant wine drinking experience. We were had upon our first sniff of this wine as notes of cherry, cherry jam, mushroom, dust and dried leaves captivated us for 2 hours. A delightful wine.
Wonderful. Seamless and harmonious, perfectly mature with gentle red fruited flavours framed by developed cedar, sous bois and leathery elements, all conveyed with a gentle, delicate touch on a finessed medium weight frame.
This is burgundy, I swear it. Pure red fruits are layered and more intense than the 1978 due to youth, I'd suspect. Color is lighter, which seems a bit odd, but whatever. Savory/terroir/mineral/long are underlined in my notes. I can't argue with any of those impressions the next day.
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