Domaine Vincent Girardin, Volnay Les Santenots 1er Cru 1996

girardin-volnay-santenots-1996

Twenty years on.

Crimson.  She’s an ether of Burgundy, with dramatic acidity and the limpid flowery aromas of her youth have given way to white truffle.  Peony without saying; white hyacinth and the red fruit runs the delicate scales above, a sorbet of strawberry and pomegranate.  The finish waits for you, patiently, like a stone.  Now.

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