The ’08 La Forest showed brilliantly last night, with a savory and mineral laden bouquet of crushed stone, savory herbs, rye, yellow flowers, undergrowth, ripe brie and young peach. On the palate, rich stone fruit weighed heavily on the senses, which was quickly met by vibrant acidity providing an implosive sensation that resulted in a coating a minerals and spice. Lemon pith and saline minerality linger through the finish as hints of stone fruit lined the palate. The consensus around the table was, Wow!
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