Raveneau's long-distance Chablis
If the 1995 Montée de Tonnerre is anything to go by, Raveneau's reputation for wines with excellent ageing potential is well deserved. This was the oldest wine in the selection at a recent tasting organised by Roberson Wine in West London but the younger wines were also full of promise as well as giving real pleasure already. In fact, when I tasted the 1995, I wondered if I had been rather conservative in my suggested drinking dates. It seemed to be behaving rather like Benjamin Button, getting younger as the 2005s were just starting to show the first signs of maturity. All the bottles are sealed with wax over the cork and I found no...
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