2010 Olga Raffault Chinon La Singulière

2010 Olga Raffault Chinon La Singulière. What a great wine this is. I was a little worried this would be too big, extracted and woody. But that fear was completely unfounded. Really gorgeous red and black fruit, bell pepper, earth, and tobacco. Super elegant yet bursting with flavor. Not as punishing as Les Picasses at this age, it is actually accessible. What an awesome wine to add to my cellar. Awesome stuff @grapeylyle.

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