Coup de Foudre
A 2 hectare plot of 50 to 70 year old vines on fine arenas granitic soils. A quarter was elevaged in concrete, the remainder in 225 litre barrels of 7+ years and demi-muids for 10 months, with an additional 11 months aging in bottle prior to release. 2020 sees a shorter maceration comparative to the 2019. A shy nose initially which quickly moves to pretty reds and blues. Structured, there is feathery tannins when first opened yet they have freshness, are salivating. More tightly wound than Chaos. Precision, with a lift of minerality and acidity at the back. Delicate spice, a twist of blood orange, long lithe tannins. So interesting to watch this open and evolve. It develops layers of finesse with air.
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