Quite amber on the edge, clear mid depth red centre. Old nose, dusty red fruits in the background. Lovely gentle mellow palate. All in balance and fine berry and cherry fruits. Good length with ripe pinot there. Opens nicely in the glass.
Maranges, Burgundy, France
16/20 [tasted 02-07-2011] www.vincentgirardin.com
Bought from Caro’s Wine Merchants. Good value at $35.00 in 2001. Stored in a Vintage Keeper cabinet.