Grands Echezeaux (0.75 L)


WA:Black tea; ethereal peony and hyacinth floral perfume; musk; peat; and fresh red raspberry scent the Drouhin 2006 Grands Echezeaux. Inclusion of stems here does not seem to have resulted in awkward tannins or any vegetal notes. Tender in texture, with its tannins fine-grained and sublimated, this is one of those Burgundian Pinots that transports you far beyond fruits and berries, finishing in a rather mysterious realm of forest floor, flowers, stones, and mammalian wild things. Suggestions of iodine, fruit pit, and ocean water add further complexity to the long though discreet finish. Like so many of this year’s Drouhin successes, this walks its terroir softly and is too charming and polite even to want to carry a big stick. I would plan on following it for 6-8 years. ”I was skeptical when the harvest came,” says Philippe Drouhin about 2006, ”because the weather had been so hectic; we had to sort the grapes; and it was not as nice as ’05. But the more I tasted the ’06s in the course of the year, the m

Product Information

Size: 0.75

Vintage: 2006

WA / RP: 93

NM: 91

WS: 0

BH: 92

SKU: 05JDGRECHEZGC2006 Category: Tag: