2000 Michel & Stéphane Ogier Côte-Rôtie (SY – 6/02)

Ho-hum, one of the best wines of the vintage. Really bright and vivid fruit with none of the washed-out quality I saw in so many other 2000s. Good acidity, medium body, and quite precocious. Ought to be an absolute delight in 10 years or so.

SY (6/02)