Julienne Importing Company, Franklin Park, IL.
Rose-ruby. The ’04 reminds me of Neil Young: three-chords and organic, more than touch of sadness, as much silence as there is sound. The fruit is the just-barely-ripe kind, mature now, currant-leaf-herbal. Stark, unalloyed finish. The style honors their grandparents, before the days of amplitude and extraction, so there will always be a faithful ‘Les Vergelesses’ to be found here regardless of when you pop the cork. The fruit is finite so I would say now.