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Obviously quite young, yet it is hard not to be wowed by what you find here with only the second vintage of this wine. With no effort, dark red fruits, espresso, earth, thyme and forest aromatics are already there. Soft and polished, cool and fresh, there is a nice sense of purity of fruit in the finish.
3,689 Views Tasted Nov 14, 2017
The first vintage of Ao Yun is a winner. The $250 price might turn a lot of people off. But price aside, this is a very good wine. From a blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine is floral in nature. Ripe, but not over ripe, it is elegant in style. There is a spicy, polished, fresh quality to the dark red fruits, softness in the tannins and freshness in the finish. There is no sensation of heat, or jammy characteristics, even though the wine is 13.8% with a pH of 3.6. The wine improved in the glass for the hour or so, we were able to sit with it. 2013 is the initial vintage, knowing that Jean Guillaume Prats in charge of the project, I expect future releases to be even better.
4,047 Views Tasted Sep 22, 2016