2017 Michel Gahier Trousseau "Le ClousotRosenthal
“Clousot” encompasses Michel’s youngest Trousseau vines (28 years old as of the 2017 vintage), and as such it offers perhaps the least concentration but the most lift of his three pure-Trousseau bottlings. This 2017 is markedly stony on the nose, with a beguiling warmly savory element adding complexity to a core of vivid red fruit, and the gentle clamp of tannins on the finish promises plenty of positive development in the cellar.
Gorgeous, spicy nose that tingles and singes. Fresh berries, damp leaves with hints of cocoa, pepper and lavender. Juicy and brooding on the palate with a fine balance of acid and fruit.