Wine & Spirits(2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/09. From the delicate seduction of the rose and wildflower scent, to the brooding, backward, dark power underneath, this provides two parallel expressions of its class. There's the fresh, bright buzz of roses and underbrush, a transparent savory character, and there's the firm, umami, deeply mineral tension to the dark cherry fruit. This is a grand wine, from four acres in the cru, including Jadot's parcel on the Morey St-Denis side. It won't be completely accessible without long-term aging.
International Wine Cellar(2006 Vintage) Medium red. Knockout nose is sauvage and noble at the same time, combining wild red berries, dried flowers and minerals. Suave on entry, then perfumed and sharply delineated in the middle palate, with enticing mineral and floral notes giving the berry flavors superb lift. Finishes very long and aromatic, with terrific spicy length. Very cerebral wine, as good a sample of a wine not vinified by Lardiere as I tasted here in November. Lardiere told me Jadot began buying from a second supplier of Gra...