louis max 2010 gevrey clos prieur

Update 18.5.2012(19.5.2012)billn

In the last couple of years I’ve encountered the occasional bottle of Louis Max in blind tastings, and thought them rather good. Time for a closer look?

2010 Louis Max, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Clos Prieur
Medium, medium-plus colour. Textured dark fruit and higher toned notes. Starts lithe and a little lean – lovely acidity. Then an unexpected extra dimension of flavour, and then another – the flavour really widening and delivering an impressive length. All the action is at the ‘back-end’ here. 20 minutes in the glass and there seems a little more richness and silk to the texture, the high-tones have also coalesced to bring a floral note. A lovely clean and tasty wine, no question…
Rebuy – Yes

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  1. Claude Kolm24th May 2012 at 2:09 amPermalinkReply

    I had some samples last year and was very pleasantly surprised. Yes, I think time for a closer look.

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