A rounded, ample wine. Its freshness is expressed by the acidity of the red fruit. It then leads to a distinct
fullness created by the aromas of ripe red berries and plums. The final sensation is one of warmth and
Wine Spectator 92 points - Lightly toasty and set on a fine, satiny texture, this vibrant, deep-hued rose layers rich accents of toasted brioche and roasted walnut with lively flavors of raspberry puree, wild cherry, blood orange zest and ginger. Drink now through 2020. -AN
(Nov 30 2014)
Vinous 91 points - (55% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier and 15% Chardonnay; no dosage; L130629 3872): Dark, lurid pink--almost red, actually. Ripe red berries, cherry pit and tangerine on the deeply scented nose and in the mouth. In a plush, open-knit style, but with dusty mineral and bitter quinine notes adding back-end cut and grip. Rich yet dry and taut, finishing with very good thrust and echoing minerality.