The Clos de Vougeot 2004 from Drouhin-Laroze is a rustic and quite powerful wine. The nose is offering red and dark berry fruit, sous-bois and a slightly misplaced note of smoked raw meat. On the palate good weight and fruit – it’s powerful and rustic. The finish is quite long with some rather dry unresolved tannins. The tannins seem slightly excessive … and the wine is in my view lacking some refinement and complexity. Not a bad wine though … just not my kind of Burgundy.
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Domaine Drouhin-Laroze, Clos de Vougeot 2004 February 7, 2014
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