2013, Albert Bichot (Clos Frantin), Clos Vougeot

Clos Vougeot, Burgundy, France

(Priced at per bottle)


Score: 89

Drinking Dates: 2019+

Critic: Allen Meadows

Tasted: 15-Jan-2016

(from a .72 ha parcel). A moderate application frames markedly earthy aromas of purple fruit, game, herbal tea and discreet spice elements. The sleek, rich and velvety medium weight plus flavors possess fine mid-palate concentration before culminating in a serious and muscular but not really austere finale. This sneaky long effort will require at least 6 to 8 years of patience and 12 to 15 would be better. 91/2026+