Bonnes Mares 2006 Comte de Vogue
|Brand||Comte de Vogue|
|Region||Burgundy, Cotes de Nuits|
Mint, concentrated red and black fruits, smoked meat, and black pepper pungently scent the De Vogue 2006 Bonnes Mares. These migrate with almost implosive intensity to a palate lushly textured though finely tannic and almost implacably dense yet shot through with electric energy. Here are both the caressing and invigorating aspects at once present in so many of the best 2006s, each accentuated. Like so many young wines of its appellation, this is relatively backward and slightly unruly, but the longer the wine takes on air the more both its senses of richness and energy are enhanced. I would give this at least 3-4 years in bottle and anticipate at least 10-12 years of riveting performance.
This wine has developed beautifully. Jewel-bright, sweet fruit and real energy. Tannins in retreat but still capable of growing in the glass. Candied cherries with a deep mineral undertow.