2004 Bouchard Père et Fils Volnay 1er Cru Taillepieds

2004 Bouchard Père et Fils Volnay 1er Cru Taillepieds with main course of roasted pork porterhouse tonight. Not really loving this. The texture is right but the flavors just aren’t. There is this obtrusive espresso and mocha flavor that is usually a byproduct of too much new oak that just sticks out like a sore thumb. Will be interesting to see if this improves with another day of air.

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