Five years on.
100% Melon de Bourgogne, planted in 1974, grown in a geological abnormality, a metamorphic outcrop high in the hills of coastal Loroux-Bottereau.
Primrose. Ozonic intimations of copper penny, ash and sea breeze, expressing both his vertical structure and iron-clad self-belief. The palate is tangibly richer and curdy, with an inner-mouth perfume of orchid and melon, like a great baozhong tea. The finish is salty and incisive, an iodine-tinged mineral broth with pinpoint minerality. Such a bright future ahead! Now – 2020+.