Vinous – 95+
Bright, dark red. Distinctly cooler and more medicinal on the nose than the Amoureuses. Spicier and tighter on the palate, showing some exhilarating high tones and a hint of medicinal herbs but less of the premier cru’s early sweetness and sex appeal. In a more muscular style, yet it conveys an impression of weightlessness in spite of its outstanding density. More salty and soil-inflected on the finish than the Amoureuses, with a powerful tannic spine that should carry it for a long time. This could hardly be more different than the Amoureuses today.
Anticipated maturity: 2025-2043