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2010 Domaine/Maison Joseph Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches Blanc

Winery: Domaine/Maison Joseph Drouhin
Style: White Wine
Varietal: Chardonnay
Region: Burgundy
Size: 750 ml
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SKU# 969796

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Domaine/Maison Joseph Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches Blanc

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Bright yellow. Gingery peach, toast, crushed stone and smoky minerality on the slightly reduced nose. Rich, sweet and plush, with a touch of spice to the ripe, smoky stone fruit flavors. Boasts an almost glyceral sweetness today, but this very young wine needs time in bottle to lose some of its baby fat. Philippe Drouhin notes that this wine always gets reductive during elevage and that this quality takes at least a year in bottle to dissipate. He likes Clos des Mouches old, pointing out that the 2004 and 2002 bottlings are still young. But then Drouhin admits that he generally prefers older wines because he dislikes the aromas and flavors of new oak.

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