Moulin Touchais Coteaux du Layon 1997

Each : $50.95
Case: $611.40 
Moulin Touchais Coteaux du Layon 1997

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JG: 95
Item Number: 24175
John Gilman 95
"The 1997 and 1996 vintages were two very top, top years in Anjou, with the wines quite differently styled, but both years producing superb examples of Moulin Touchais. The 1997 is a nicely botrytized wine, delivering a deep and still quite youthful bouquet of fresh apricot, quince, a lovely base of chalky soil tones, honey, citrus peel and still a touch of adolescent wet wool in the upper register. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and quite powerful in personality for Moulin Touchais, with a rock solid core, superb complexity and a very, very long, wellbalanced and promising finish. The 1997 is eminently drinkable today, but the wine is still very much climbing and I would try to keep my hands off of bottles of this great wine for at least another five years and really let it blossom fully. 2020-2075."

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5/5 stars
Exquisite! - This nectar of the gods is exquisitely decadent - a rich golden color with notes of honey, apricot, dried pineapple and a hint of bitter almond on the finish. Sweet and luscious. I will definitely purchase more.
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Information about Moulin Touchais Coteaux du Layon 1997

Bottles per case: 12

Type: Chenin Blanc/Vouvray

Winery: Moulin Touchais

Region: France >  Coteaux du Layon

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