A distinctly cool nose is also quite spicy with its array of red currant, cherry and plum. The nicely textured and relatively sophisticated medium weight flavors exude a subtle minerality on the balanced, focused and impressively persistent finish that, like the Clos Sorbé, has a bitter cherry pit character. This is pretty much textbook Aux Thorey. Drink 2031+.’ (90-93) points. Allen Meadows, Burghound.com.