This one was unplanned and got slipped into the flight towards the end. I had no previous experience with the wines of Bernard Faurie so there was no real fanfare. This was a stunning showing. Lovely fruit still but it was the added complexity of secondary and tertiary characteristics that really impressed. Everything seemed to be in balance and really showed what properly aged Hermitage can do…and it really is quite special. — 17 days ago
From an especially damp, label-unfriendly part of my cellar.
This shows the texture and flavor of rich, citrusy pineapple custard. Jasmine notes on the nose. A saline, fruit-candy bite. Luxurious, but with a concentrated brightness and great mineral density. I think this will get even better. — 21 days ago
Made with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Pale straw lemon with slight mousse and lively bead of bubbles. A nose of fresh fruit with yeast, nutty notes and floral scents. On the palate flavors of peach and citrus flavors with biscuit tones. Ok balance, bold acidity, delicate textures, medium finish ending with chalky mineral notes. Drink now! — 22 days ago
A nice dark straw yellow, leaning on the light side. The typical wet slate and citrus smells of Chablis. Maybe even a bit of golden apple. Bone dry and high acid, but not too tight. A lot spicier than I was expecting too! Quite complex and a good long finish to boot. — 2 months ago