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Bonnes Mares Joseph Drouhin 2011 (95JG) (750ML) FR Flag In Stock - Limited Qty
Bonnes Mares Joseph Drouhin 2011 (95JG) (750ML)
94 BH 91-94 IWC
"The 2011 Drouhin Bonnes-Mares was again, just a touch reduced at the time of my visit, but due for a racking the week following our tasting. Underneath is a great, great wine in the making, soaring from the glass in a blend of black cherries, plums, woodsmoke, venison, a superb base of soil, fresh herbs and vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and rock solid at the core, with excellent focus and balance, nascent complexity and superb grip on the seamless and very, very long and youthful finish. All this needs is time!...95" JG 01/13 "This initially opens with noticeable reduction though again, the underlying fruit appears ripe. There is outstanding volume to the powerful and concentrated big-bodied flavors that possess a really lovely mouth feel, indeed the term silky would be apt. The finish however is decidedly structured as there is a firm tannic spine shaping the hugely long finish, in fact I would describe this as ‘old school’ Bonnes Mares as it’s very serious if not rustic...94" BH 04/13 "Bright red-ruby. Knockout nose combines dark berries, brown spices, mocha and earth. Dense and supple in the mouth, offering captivating early sweetness for Bonnes-Mares. Has the creamy middle to buffer its brisk but harmonious acidity and firm tannic spine. I wouldn't be at all surprised if this very promising young wine shut down in bottle within the next year or two...91-94" IWC 02/13
Product #: 369749

Bottle Price: $480.00
Case Price: $5,760.00