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2011 Domaine Faiveley Batard-Montrachet
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93(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2013

Pale, bright yellow.  Sexy, complex nose melds white peach, citrus peel, grilled nuts, noble herbs, brown spices and a whiff of white pepper.  Broad, silky and dry, showing no edges to the flavors of stone fruits, spices and minerals.  A very tactile yet fine-grained Batard with a slowly building, perfumed finish leaving behind saline notes of dusty stone.  My bottle seemed to shut down with 48 hours in the refrigerator.  Lay this one down for at least five or six years.

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