Domaine du Comte Liger Belair   Echezeaux Grand Cru

2016 Echezeaux Grand Cru

By Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair

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The 2016 Echézeaux Grand Cru was affected 40% by the frost this vintage. It has a crisp and focused bouquet with blackberry, raspberry preserve, cold slate and light marine aromas that blossom with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, one of the most rounded Echézeauxs that I have tasted from the domaine at this early stage. Then the acidity kicks in midway and lends a needed citrus bent to the last third. Not quite up there with the 2015, yet this still has a lot of potential.

Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate, 29 December 2017

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