In an impressive line up of Premier Crus from Mercurey, this is the most structured. With dark dry tannins and a firm structure it has considerable potential for aging. The rich black fruits are still developing, filling the wine with fine perfumes and juicy acidity. The wine needs to wait, drink from 2020.
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