Hints of oak toast add nuance to the green apple, lime and classic dried white flower aromas that precede the well-muscled, firm and impressively broad-shouldered flavors that are clean, dry and ultra intense with real drive on the penetrating and intensely mineral-suffused finish that delivers stunning length. This beautifully chiseled effort does not deliver quite the same length as the Montrachet but it's perhaps even more complex. In sum, part of why I like this so much is its sense of completeness.
Author: Allen Meadows
International Wine Cellar | Rating: 95
Pale color. Soil-driven aromas of nut oil, nutmeg and crushed stone. Wonderfully silky and ripe but at the same time quite backward and classically dry, with a powerful vanilla-and-spice character and the structure of a red wine. This impressively tactile wine is from grapes picked between October 5 and 10, all in Aloxe-Corton.