Burghound.com Top Value Choice of the Week


Suggestion from July 29 2015

Wine: 2013 Aloxe-Corton "Les Fournières"

Producer: Domaine Tollot-Beaut

Comment: Here the slightly more expressive nose is both ripe yet cool with its ultra-fresh nose that is composed by pure essence of red cherry where additional aromatic latitude is present in the form of earth, spice, violet and a hint of game. I very much like the intensity and mid-palate density to the tautly muscular but not really rustic middle weight plus flavors that display a touch of salinity on the dusty, balanced an impressively persistent finish where an unusual amount of spice surfaces. This too is worth a look.

Score: 91 Drink: 2020+

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