2009 Domaine du Vissoux Brouilly "Pierreux"

SKU #1062644 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 High-toned kirsch, blueberry, plum distillate, and maraschino rise from the glass of Chermette’s 2009 Brouilly Pierreux, whose tiny-berried palate concentration is allied to a caressing mouth-feel, and which offers iodine, crushed stone, and walnut oil accents in a long, buoyant finish. While even riper than this year’s Couer de Vendange, this is more elegant, and ought to be worth following for 3-4 years  (8/2010)

91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Bright violet. Musky dark berries and singed plum on the nose, with complicating notes of anise, black tea and smoky herbs. At once rich and energetic, offering subtly sweet dark berry flavors supported by sound mineral spine. The anise note repeats on the long, sappy, refreshingly spicy finish.  (2/2011)

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Staff Image By: Jim Barr | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 2/11/2011 | Send Email
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Medium-deep ruby in color, the bouquet was opulent and pronounced, with bright plumy to rose petal floral notes, while in the mouth, this Gem is deeply flavored, complex, fleshy, and showing brilliantly, vibrant fruit. The finish is long and satisfying. (Jim Barr)
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