(2010 Vintage) This is quite ripe yet very fresh with its less aromatically refined and pungent nose of earth, underbrush, stone, cassis and plum. The ripeness carries over to the supporting structural elements as well as the mid-palate that is both concentrated and velvety, coating the mouth with dry extract on the superbly complex, balanced and seriously long finish.
International Wine CellarGood full red. Ripe aromas of plum, red cherry, spices and smoke. Supple and stuffed with fruit; broad and substantial without coming across as weighty. A lovely midweight Gevrey with very good depth to its red fruit, iron and tobacco flavors. Finishes with substantial dusty tannins and very good length. This one will require four or five years of bottle aging. The Cazetiers hillside had the best-looking grapes in '06, noted Clair, who added that this wine is virtually always the highest in pH in...