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2008 Heresztyn, Gevrey-Chambertin Les PerrièresJan. 2011
Swirling and warming with the hands brings out dark red fruit with a hint of musk. This is quite silky, mineral too. There’s a lovely line of flavour that goes right through the core and out the other side in the finish – no chocolate here.
2005 Marchand-Grillot, Gevrey-Chambertin Les PerrièresJul. 2008
From 50 year old vines. Deep cherry-red, perhaps a little purple at the rim. An open and forward nose of minty, earthy, brambly blackcurrant fruit that falls into a creamy and eventually a redder depth. Ripe, a little lush, lightly grained tannin and excellently balancing acidity. The fruit flavour is very tasty in the mid-palate. Decent length. No tightening here I think – delicious right now.
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