Echezeaux (1.5 L)


WA:The 2011 Grands Echezeaux Grand Cru is bestowed a fragrant and floral, almost Romanee-St-Vivant inspired nose that is very well-defined. The palate is medium-bodied with a slight prickle on the entry. The tannins are fine, although it needs to coalesce toward the finish. Good potential, but patience required! Drink 2016-2025+. It is always a pleasure to meet Veronique Drouhin, although this was actually the first time that I had visited their winery on the southern fringe of Beaune. í All the estate has been under biodynamic practices since the mid-1990s (including Chablis) and organic since 1988,í€ she said to me as we commenced the tasting. í We have been ECOCERT certified since 2009.í€ I asked her what tangible difference biodynamics have made. í The estate wines have a lot of depth and energy but what is really better is the pH,í€ she said. She also cited the arrival of head winemaker Jerome Faure-Brac in 2005 as another reason for the improvement in quality. Now their approach is for no compromise on the

Product Information

Size: 1.5

Vintage: 2011

WA / RP: 94

NM: 0

WS: 0

BH: 0

SKU: 05JDECHEZEAGC2011MDO Category: Tag: