Comte Armand - Auxey Duresses 2009
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|Pack Size||Source||You Buy||Qty||Action|
|1 x 0.75L||BI Stock IB||£45.00||6 btls|
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Tasting Notes and Scores
Robert Parker''s Wine Advocate 02/05/2011 The 2009 Auxey-Duresses is an excellent choice for near and mid-term drinking. Sweet herbs, cherries and flowers emerge from this graceful, mid-weight vinous red. The Auxey-Duresses was bottled in December, 2010. Leroux harvests these parcels on the late side, gives the wine one year in oak, and bottles shortly thereafter with the goal of preserving as much fruit and freshness as possible. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2014. Readers who want to experience the thrill of 2009 without spending a fortune should focus on Comte Armand’s Pommard 1er Cru, which is shaping up to be the one of the under the radar success stories of the vintage. Winemaker Benjamin Leroux is immensely gifted, and the work he is doing at Comte Armand is simply brilliant. ()
A completely different nose of pungent earth and ripe dark berry fruit aromas that are in keeping with the serious, concentrated and seductively rich medium-bodied flavors that possess plenty of tannin-buffering extract, all wrapped in a long, focused and complex finish. This is really quite good for what it is and is actually less rustic than it typically is, probably because the phenolic ripeness of the tannins is so high. Worth considering for value.