Philippe Pacalet, Echezeaux 2012

The Echezeaux 2012 from Pacalet is another succes in this vintage. The bouquet offer lovely quite expressive organic red berry fruit – with lovely spicy notes of violets, white peppar and peony rose. On the palate layers of quite dense and focused red fruit – with a slightly darker expression than the two Gevrey grand crus. It’s balanced, focused and quite tightly knit – with a fine freshness and minerality. A fine Echezeaux in the making – is it matching the beautiful 2010?

20120309-125513.jpg(Drink from 2024) – Very Fine (93 – 94p) – Tasted 19/03/2013 from CASK

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