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Chapelle & fils Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2017


Synopsis, Our Opinion: Good everyday affordable red Burgundy.

Producer/Winery: Domaine Chapelle @ Fils; Santenay, France.

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Burgundy, France.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $21.60 (with a 10% mixed case discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Roast pork loin with rosemary and garlic, mashed potatoes and sauteed onions and Brussels sprouts.

Tasting:

    Opened 90-minutes before drinking. Clear, pale brownish ruby color with a lighter rim. Delicate cherry, damp earth and red current aromas with slight alcohol whiffs on the first pour. Smooth, edgy and a tiny bit chalky mouthfeel, light body and a 100-grit texture. Energetic cherry, cranberry and red current fruit flavors. Plentiful bright acidity, soft tannins that grew and become slightly pronounced in the long spicy finish. Somewhat tense, but the fresh accents of fruit really provided interest. Excellent paired with the pork and it would probably pair well with a wide variety of foods. We called it…good everyday affordable red Burgundy.

    Domaine Chapelle in Burgundy, France
    Photo from Volio Imports.

    Comments: Learn more about Domaine Chapelle and their wines.

    See our reviews of other Domaine Chapelle wines.

    Alcohol Content: 13%

    Closure: 45mm Natural cork.

    UPC Code: Not available.

    Imported by: Barrique Wines; Durham, North Carolina.