My first time trying this (available only in Magnum), it was obviously young and needed some time to open. The  is made from 100% old vine (80 to 100 years old) Clairette grapes.  Very concentrated and unique.  The nose shows almonds, limes, some peach and wax.  Full bodied.  It seemed a bit blowsy.  On the palate, almonds and limes come thru along with some wax.  It is very concentrated yet also has some volume to it.  With every sip my palate adjusted and I enjoyed it more and more. Good finish.  The will work better with food.  It went quite well with a Beet salad with a goat cheese mousse.  With some shut down time most likely, this will drink well over the next twenty years.  

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95
Vintage: 
2019

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