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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , March/April 2012
Good deep red. Sexy, high-toned perfume of liqueur-like red berries, orange zest, minerals and truffle. Penetrating, savory and intense, delivering an exhilarating combination of creamy texture and energy. Wonderfully rich flavors of strawberry, raspberry, smoke and minerals complicated by chocolate and wild herbs. Firmly structured, very long wine with tannins fully enrobed by fruit. A strong first release for this wine, which is made from 2.4 hectares of vines in the grand crus Corton Renardes, Bressandes and Clos du Roi, which DRC leased in late 2008 from the Domaine Prince Florent de Merode. Incidentally, I can't recall the last time I began a Burgundy cellar visit with a grand cru.