International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92($250) Good deep red. Ethereal, soil-driven nose combines rose petal, white pepper, underbrush, ginger and graphite. Creamy but not at all overly sweet, with good juicy precision to the flavors of wild red berries, minerals, flowers and earth. The floral character lifts the finish, but today the back end is a bit pinched. Put this one away for eight years.Author: Stephen TanzerIssue: March/April 2008
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Burgundy is home to some of the greatest and most expensive wines in the world. Stretching from Auxerre in the north to Lyon in the south, the region's most famous section is the limestone-rich Côte d'Or. Vineyards in Burgundy are classified according to their locations on the hillsides. Only 2% of total production is from grand cru sites, while premier cru and village-level wines are more common. It is rare for one domaine to own an entire vineyard; rather the land has been divided down to individual rows, in some cases as a result of inheritance laws. While other varieties can be found in Burgundy, and reign supreme. The best examples are capable of aging for 15 years or more, a rarity for these two varieties, making them highly valuable.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 58 bottles owned
- 17 collectors