Burghound.com Top Value Choice of the Week

Suggestion from August 24 2016

Wine: 2005 Aloxe-Corton "Les Fournières"

Producer: Domaine Tollot-Beaut

Comment: This too is a big and classically styled Aloxe with a ripe blackberry nose preceding robust, muscular and intense flavors that have mouth coating tannins but also an abundance of supporting mid-palate sap and concentration. This won't win any prizes for elegance, indeed it's overtly rustic and very solidly structured. In sum, this is a bad boy Aloxe and built to age. Note that there is more than a trace of gas here so decant it first if you're curious to see one of these young.

Score: 91 Drink: 2017+

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