Bargain Pinot Noir

I chose the 2006 Le Jardin de Charlotte Becky Wasserman & Fils Bourgogne Pinot Noir as the wine for the evening.  I purchased this from Domaine547 several months ago for $17.99.  It clocked in at 12.5% alcohol by volume and had a Diam closure.

On the nose I found vanilla cream, tart berries, leather, cedar, earth, spice, and black cherries.  In the mouth I got flavors of raspberry, black cherry, more red fruit, red cherries, a little earth, and spice.  I found the fruit to be tart and fresh, with the mouth showing darker than I anticipated from the mouth.

At $17.99, this is an excellent deal for a Pinot Noir. Especially with the holidays upon us, I’m looking for great wine at a great price to serve with all the guests coming over and stopping by throughout the season.  This one certainly fits the bill.

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2 Responses

  1. Nice post.

    The general population steers clear from Burgundy in part because they think there is little value to be found there- It is so untrue. In BURG, you can find much more drinkable PN in the sub $20 world than you can anywhere from CA.

    Happy NYE!

  2. Thanks Dirty. I admit to being guilty of not heading to Burgundian wines often myself…but that’s mainly cause I don’t really know much about them! Hope your NYE was happy!

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