Terrible ageing record in this millennium, you're right to drink up, particularly given the colour. It can indeed be a glorious wine.View attachment 17012
Last weekend K & I wished to celebrate a milestone but current circumstances prevented a gathering. Therefore, various bottles remain untouched.
Instead we indulged ourselves with alternatives, including:
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- 2015 Domaine Ponsot Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos des Monts Luisants Vieilles Vignes - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Morey St. Denis 1er Cru (15/01/2021)
Deep straw; a spectacular melange of yellow fruits, spices, a kiss of oak; an exotic richness, lovely cut from high acidity, intense; expansive finish. Stellar.
Should age well but why bother deferring hedonism available now. (96 pts.)
Mrs C was swept away instantly by this wine. As she said, not sure this can be regarded as Aligoté. Sound provenance, but not entirely sure this was absolutely clean.Those more objective might rate this lower, but we loved it.
The quirky Ardeaseal closure* & heat warning indicator** just added to the whole. Expensive, but prices in England appear competitive to those In France. Every chance I'll be allowed to another - the ultimate seal of approval.
* Coravin proof.
** Ours remained yellow.