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Meaty action

A lovely gift from two lovely friends.

Cote-Rotie 2001, Bernard Burgaud

This is a bit reductive and meaty, hopefully some air will make it blossom a bit. Yes it has, lovely floral aromas have begun to develop, yummy. This is properly complex, real lovely Cote-Rotie action here. There are Burgaud ‘noble tannins’ on the palate, and some really lovely fruit. There is spicy, earthy complexity, too. This is a really delicious wine. OK, hellishly young, but it is pleasuring me immensely.

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