3 notes



2009 Jouan Henri, Gevrey-Chambertin Aux EchézeauxJul. 2011
This has a lovely aromatic depth – it’s quite forward – very nice indeed. The texture is slightly cushioned but has a good acid balance. Depth of flavour and plenty of interest here. I have a preference for the 2008 I drank at home, but this is a good wine even before you see the price.
2008 Jouan Henri, Gevrey-Chambertin Aux EchézeauxApr. 2011
Medium colour. First there’s a hint of musky vanilla going on; as the vanilla fades to the background there a more higher-toned, almost floral aroma; finally there is a beautifully precise red berry note – who needs to drink? Clean, with a slighly cushioned texture, fine acity that enables a long line into the finish. You’ve got to search hard to find the tannin. Fresh but not overly so, this is a perfectly fresh berry for plucking right now if you so feel. Lovely, lovely wine.
2001 Fourrier, Gevrey-Chambertin Aux EchézeauxMar. 2003
Medium-plus cherry colour with a hint of purple. Nose has integrated sweet oak. Good fruit here, medium tannins and good acidity. A nice wine.
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