Bruno Colin described 2011 as a "very good vintage with correct maturities. We began picking on the 1st of September and brought in clean fruit that required almost no sorting. Sugars were also correct and the fruit was easy to vinify. As to the wines, what I like the most is how clear the underlying terroir is and I would compare the style to a les austere version of 2010." I am in agreement with Colin's take on his wines in that they are correct and in line with the general quality of the vintage.
Note: from 50+ year old vines: Pronounced reduction completely dominates the nose at present. There is a really lovely sense of refinement to the stony, intense and solidly well-concentrated medium weight flavors that exude a distinct saline note on the wonderfully long and complex finish. This should reward up to a decade of cellaring but be approachable after only 4 to 5. Score: 90-92 Tasted: Jun 11, 2013 Drink: 2018+ Issue: 51 Outstanding Allen Meadows; Burghound
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