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Domaine Michel Lafarge Volnay Clos des Ducs 2006 750ml 2006
Sku: 29960
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Sub-Region: Cote de Beaune
Appellation: Volnay
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. $159.99

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Wine Advocate 91 points - The Lafarge monopole 2006 Volnay Clos Du Chateau Des Ducs leads with ripe yet tart-edged cherry and red currant; takes on a bitter-sweet cast as licorice and cherry pit intervene on the palate; and retains a refreshing cast even as it caresses with silken texture. Mineral, tea-like, and gamey shadings are lingering in the shadows rather than engaging in intercourse with the fruit, but I’m left wondering whether the relative absence of dynamic here is a a function of the wine’s temporary state or of an inherently relatively reticent personality. Certainly one will be able to derive at least a decade of satisfaction from this and ? based its track record ? longer for those fascinated by wine’s life beyond middle-age. (Dec 2009)

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