Master Sommelier / Beverage Director at Vail Resorts.
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Dark cherry and cassis. Liqueur and still strong vanilla notes. Slight lift or perfume (VA); very youthful aromas. A bit warming. Hugely concentrated. Very enjoyable. — 6 months ago
Typical of the Domaine Michel Magnien style: this is turbo-charged and extracted. This would be a good cross-over for the new world Pinot drinker. — 2 years ago
Musty, moldy... cork taint — 6 months ago
Currant fruit and bramble leafy notes. Fruit is fading leaving still astringent tannin and moderate acidity. — 6 months ago
1990 vintage - powerful wine with strong red cherry and coffee flavors. Sweet pepper and underbrush. Very nicely balanced mid palate and finish. — 6 months ago
1986 vintage - Still has vibrant fruit aromas composed of fresh and dried cherries; slight truffle. Core of red and black fruit on palate. Very good. — 6 months ago