(from older vines that average 75+ year old vines located in Aux Carougeot, Gueulpines, Aux Corvees, Combe de Dessus, Jouise, Epointures, En Sylvie, Les Marchais, En Deree, En Songe, En Vosne and both the villages and 1er portions of Clos Prieur). Moderate wood sets off ripe and very fresh aromas of black cherry, spice, violet and a whiff of the sauvage. The succulent and notably denser medium weight plus flavors flash focused power on the youthfully austere, firm and balanced finale. As it usually does, this fine effort boxes well above it weight.

Allan Meadows - Burghound (90-93)