This wine is one of my favorites in the line of the village wines from David. It is savory, earthy and exotic on the nose with beautiful white spices, wild purple and red fruits, Persian mulberry, bramble, damp forest and wet stone; yeah, a little different from what you might have expected for descriptors on Burgundy. The quarter of new wood on the wine is a deft nuance in the backdrop of this exotic beauty. In the palate the wine has sleek chalky/sandy texture and finely delineated acidic and tannic structure. The wine is straight, focused and serious, a serious achievement for a village wine from this appellation.
The vineyards are located just below the village section of the lieu-dit, Chenevery, on a deceiving flat vineyard parcel that has more shallow soils than you might think due to an unusual uplift of the limestone bedrock that starts in the premier cru Chenevery further up the hill.