Thursday, November 05, 2015

Bourgogne "Les Grandes Terres" 2013, Jean-Marc Pillot

What to drink on a Tuesday night in this fair autumn? This is a gem of a bourgogne rouge from what promises to be a balanced, bright, fruity year. Morello cherry, ripe rhubarb and aniseed on the nose. A touch of orange juice. A mix of tangy berry fruit, orange pith and wheat texture on the palate. Good intensity for a regional appellation. Still rustic though. Scores 24/30 for a Bourgogne rouge. 

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