The 1935 Clos de Vougeot from Barolet is a quite austere wine. In the Bouquet it’ was showing mature dark fruit but is lacking some complexity and depth. On the palate also a dark expression of fruit with a quite strong backbone of acidity. Still quite impressive but is lacking some vibrant life to match the best old bottles of Barolet. Keeping well, but not much charm and complexity – first 1935 for me!
(Drink Now) Above Average – 84p
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Henri de Villamont, Clos de Vougeot 1947 March 18, 2012
- Dr. Barolet, Clos de Vougeot 1935 October 26, 2011
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