Joseph Drouhin Cote de Beaune Villages 2008
"This is also quite earthy but notably more complex and more serious with dark berry fruit aromas preceding rich, voluminous and vibrant middle weight flavors that are delicious yet the finish carries just a hint of bitterness that I would liken to the taste of a cherry pit. We'll see if it dissipates in time as it is quite subtle...86-88" BH 04/10 "This is the kind of simple wine Drouhin does remarkably well. It's clean, light and delicate, with floral scents of rose petal and jasmine running from the initial aroma straight through the finish. The tart acidity keeps it focused down the center of the palate, the fine, earthy tannin adding to its mouthwatering balance. A lovely red for tea-smoked duck...91" Wine and Spirits 10/10
DEDICATION TO THE DIVERSITY OF BURGUNDY With close to 90 different appellations, Joseph Drouhin offers a fascinating array of Burgundy terroirs in all their authenticity and subtle variations. A FAMILY HERITAGE For the last 130 years, Maison Joseph Drouhin has been in the hands of the Drouhin family. Today, the fourth generation is at the helm, animated by the same passion that inspired the founder of the company.