DRC RICHEBOURG 01

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While this is showing some signs of aromatic development¡ it's clear that this classically styled Richebourg has a long way to go before it's ready for prime time. This still requires some coaxing before it reveals wonderfully complex aromas of a simply incredible array of black fruits¡ earth¡ spice¡ crushed herbs and notes of hoisin and clove that lead to focused and medium-bodied flavors that are supple¡ rich and impressively powerful¡ all wrapped in a superbly well-detailed and focused if overtly austere finish. I particularly like the almost pungent minerality and this particular vintage of DRC Riche is evolving quite slowly and it's not clear that even my suggested initial drinking window of 2019+ will see this at its best. (Drink starting 2019

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