Pinot Gris 1944
    Ai-Danil, Massandra
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    The nose is predominantly dusty with only a little of that tea and tropics nose underlying. It's an old wine smell for sure, which though also expressed on the palate is not a bad thing. For those who find cloying or super sweet wines impossible to drink, this is a reasonable compromise. This is, of course, very much a dessert wine, but there is enough old character to tone down the sweetness and create an overall feeling that is more palatable than the sugar bomb this wine can be in other vintages. The finish is possibly the most complete and most satisfying part of the drink as it goes from strength to strength and through more layers of complexity than are obvious on the nose or the palate. Very tasty, but drink up. This one won't die quickly but there isn't any reason to believe it is going to improve - we are teeing off on the back 9. (89pts FCM)

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    March, 2013
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