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Grands Echézeaux, Domaine Georges Noellat 2011

Tasting Notes

The Grands Echézeaux from Domaine Georges Noëllat is also produced from vines in excess of eighty years of age, and the 2011 was also still in barrel and showing very good potential, despite being a touch reduced and ready for its racking (which was scheduled for the week after my visit). The deep and classy nose under the touch of reduction is a fine mélange of red and black cherries, venison, red plums, woodsmoke, a fine base of soil, Vosne spices and cedary wood. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very suave on the attack, with fine mid-palate depth, lovely focus and a bit of ripe tannin to resolve on the very long and classy finish. This will be a lovely example as well. (Drink between 2022-2050)

John Gilman, View From the Cellar (42), November 2012

Solid with undertow but not ethereal. Lively – lots going on, but not enormous concentration.

Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, January 2013
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