Fullish ruby. Good concentration, nice touches of Vosne character. Generous, warm, ripe nose: meaty red berry fruit, smoked meat, star-anise, taiwanese black tea, gravelly stone. Ample weight, volume and richness on the palate, medium-full: red-skinned plum and rainer cherries; overlay of caramel and flowers. Firm and structured; still a ways to go before you have that melt-in-your-mouth texture that you get with a perfectly matured wine. Chauvenet-Chopin wines are generally grippy with tart acidity and this one is no different. Some tannin – good and ripe so no worries here. A good example of NSG Murgers if straight between the hashmarks. Lacks a little bit of flair and depth for fine.
Very good wine today; it will eventually round off; we would not be afraid to push it to age thirty. Now – 2020+.