Author darvidSite / BlogTrust Rating
Tasted On 02/20/2011Drink Dates
Although the usual suspects (baked apple, spiced pear, pineapple, creamed cantaloupe) are manifest, the presentation is subdued, closed in on itself, compacted. Unfolds a little in 24 hours, with acid and spice more prominent. Potentially excellent, this is very young and needs at least ten more years to express what it's capable of. Today, the contrast with the exuberance of '01 d'Yquem could hardly be more dramatic.
Author biggsySite / BlogTrust Rating
Tasted On 10/01/2009
Deep glossy, golden colour. Quite a light fresh nose; apricots, botrytis, citrus and zingy pineapple. The unctuous, rich full body is balanced well with the lively acidity. Lovely complexity of flavour. Powerfully concentrated palate of orange marmalade, apricot, vanilla brulee and maple syrup. Intense, sweet, long and lingering. Very good.