Bright straw-green. White peach and mint aromas are complicated by delicate herbs and chlorophyll on the enticing nose. Intensely flavored and deep, conveying a saline freshness to the stone fruit and herb flavors. Finishes pliant and long, with firm minerality and a suggestion of gingery spices. This Frédéric Emile is more influenced by the Geisberg than the 2014; it’s more showy and concentrated than the 2014 Frédéric Emile but perhaps less refined. It’ll be great fun to compare these two FE’s side by side in ten years time.
Anticipated maturity: 2022-2045