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If you have read my rather lengthy post about the Paleo Diet, this is the wine that I mentioned.  It was overcome by the Collard Greens I prepared as they are very pungent.  I left it alone for a while and had a revisit once dinner was over.

2007 was not a stellar Burgundian vintage so I was taking a chance on this wine.  I have had this negociant’s wines before and have been very pleased so I took the punt and dove into it.  Burgundy is never cheap, so at about $46 this is a stretch for most.  I just happened across it at a better price.

Textbook in color, smell and flavor profile.  Cherry, earth and strawberry are the initial flavors.  Very smooth texture, but a hint of tannin sneaks in.  You may recall that I have a hard time discerning this component in Pinot Noir.  At six years of age, it is still primal in fruit makeup and has not taken on any secondary flavors.  I doubt that it will.  Never mind, it is a tasty wine that is giving me lots of enjoyment, its finesse is amazing and the cherry component exquisite.  I can take a guess that it could last another 10 years in the cellar but will it improve?  Drinking nicely now I reckon it is a 90 pointer.  I give it 3 stars for the QPR (Quality Price Ratio) but don’t let that stop you.  This company produces consistent wines and if you want a foray into Burgundy, they will provide solid footing- at a price.  Salut….

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