Good bright, deep red. Very ripe aromas of black cherry, licorice, dark chocolate and espresso; less floral than the Gevrey premier crus that preceded it in my tasting. Backward but brisk, with good minty lift and energy to the liqueur-like black cherry, menthol and spice flavors. For all its ripeness, this wine also shows an enticing coolness. Finishes with substantial ripe tannins, very good cut and plenty of structure to support a slow evolution in bottle.
90-92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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