1995 joseph drouhin, clos de vougeot


At last a 1995 that at least hints of a strong future…
1995 Joseph Drouhin, Clos de Vougeottry to find this wine...
A deep core of fruit. The nose is an interesting blend of deep notes, leafy sous bois and plenty savoury width – it’s very nice without ever removing its jacket. Wide, super acidity, background tannin and a wave of mid-palate intensity. Slowly fading flavours finish a very interesting wine. Far from ‘easy’ or ‘open for business’ but this is a nice glass today, and should end up being very super…
Rebuy – Yes

Some interesting things to find on the internet;

  • our very own aspirational burgundy winemaker, Ray Walker, on Grape-Radio
  • Burgundy versus Champagne for the ‘Unesco Cup’
  • and another from ‘The Times’ – it seems somebody doesn’t think much of the 2007 reds
  • Finally ‘The Telegraph’ tells you how to make money in burgundy – from property – where there are (apparently) “pommade” premier crus…

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