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Stephen Maurice Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2017


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A “No Question” four-thumbs up red Burgundy at this price point.

Producer/Winery: Stephen Maurice; Domaine du Prieure; Savigny-Les-Beaune, France.

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Bourgogne; burgundy, France.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $16.20 (with a 10% mixed case discount)

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

Paired With: Roasted pork loin with Madeira wine sauce, Yukon Gold roasted potatoes and Zucchini fritters.

Tasting:

    Opened 90-minuets before drinking. Clear, light ruby color with a light pink rim. Aromas of fresh baked bread, cherry, strawberry, Iris flowers and interesting hints of clove, fresh rose hips and damp earth. Smooth, rich, medium body and a 200-grit texture. Robust red fruit flavors including ripe raspberry, cranberry, cherry and earthy mushrooms, pronounced lively acidity and very fine grained tannins that had just a hint of grip in the medium length juicy fruit finish. WOW, a good red Burgundy at only $16…NOW THAT’S A BARGAIN WINE!!! Great with the pork and great sipping after the dinner, simply put it was a very easy drinking wine. A “No Question” four-thumbs up red Burgundy at this price point.

Domaine Du Prieure vineyard in Savigny-Les-Beaune
Photo from Domaine Du Prieure.

Comments: Learn more about Domaine Du Prieure and their wines.

Alcohol Content: 12.5%

Closure: Reconstructed cork.

UPC Code: 8 96016 00111 3

Imported by: Chloe Wines; Seattle, Washington.