1985 Domaine Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru Burgundy - 97 pts - 750ml

1985 Domaine Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru Burgundy - 97 pts - 750ml

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1985 Domaine Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru Burgundy - 97 pts BH!
A heady and wonderfully perfumed nose of still largely primary fruit notes leads to quite dense and still completely fresh flavors of simply unbelievable depth and length. All the more remarkable is how fresh and young this remains with only hints of secondary notes to be found and the velvety finish goes on and on. I could taste this the next day and the ethereal nose is simply haunting and it's frankly difficult to really do justice to the sheer breadth of expression. A wine for the ages and one that should live 25 years, something very few '85s can aspire to. Consistent notes save for one recent bottle that didn't seem to possess quite the freshness of the other bottles that I have tried. BH

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Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage
Rating 97 BH
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Burgundy
Location Cote de Nuits
Producer Henri Jayer
Color Red
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Burghound 97 BH - 1985 Domaine Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru Burgundy - 97 pts BH! A heady and wonderfully perfumed nose of still largely primary fruit notes leads to quite dense and still completely fresh flavors of simply unbelievable depth and length. All the more remarkable is how fresh and young this remains with only hints of secondary notes to be found and the velvety finish goes on and on. I could taste this the next day and the ethereal nose is simply haunting and it's frankly difficult to really do justice to the sheer breadth of expression. A wine for the ages and one that should live 25 years, something very few '85s can aspire to. Consistent notes save for one recent bottle that didn't seem to possess quite the freshness of the other bottles that I have tried. BH

Winery Details

Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage
Rating 97 BH
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Burgundy
Location Cote de Nuits
Producer Henri Jayer
Color Red
Wine Type Table

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