94-96 points Allen Meadows (Burghound): A brooding, deep and introverted nose grudgingly gives up notes of cassis, ea...Read more...
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94-96 points Allen Meadows (Burghound): A brooding, deep and introverted nose grudgingly gives up notes of cassis, earth, wood and a hint of animale. The intense, brawny and imposingly structured flavors possess superb volume and almost breathtaking power on the explosive and mouth coating finish that is of monumental proportions. This is a classic Corton yet consistent with the style of the 2010 vintage, this is not unduly rustic, indeed the tannins, while firm, are actually relatively refined. A knock out by any standard but at the same time, a wine for the genuinely patient. Drink: 2030+. (Jan 2012)
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