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Rollin Pere et Fils Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses 2013


Synopsis, Our Opinion: VERY DISAPPOINTING Premier Cru Burgundy.

Producer/Winery: Domaine Rollin; Pernand Vergelesses, France.

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru; Côte de Beaune; Burgundy, France.

Vintage: 2013

Price: Gift; $50.00+ (Estimate)

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

Paired With: Roasted pork loin, mashed potatoes and roasted carrots.

Tasting:

    Opened 90-minutes before drinking. Clear, ruby color with light purple rim. Light aromas of cherry, medicinal band aid and fumes from old varnish. Slight edge to the entry, with a thin, and flat mouthfeel, light to medium body and a 100-grit texture. Muted and difficult to identify flavors of sour cherry, tart red fruit and slightly pungent vinegar. Light to medium acidity, very soft tannins and a medium length bland fruity tasting finish. WOW, very different from what was expected. In a nutshell the tastes were muted and slightly sour, it had no freshness and the finish was like old dishwater!!!. This bottle had only been in our cellar four months, but I wonder how it was stored during the previous seven years? Maybe a hot warehouse or a sunny shelf?!!! We called it a VERY DISAPPOINTING Premier Cru Burgundy.

Domaine Rollin vineyards outside the village of Pernand Vergelesses
Photo from Domaine Rollin.

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Alcohol Content: 13%

Closure: Uncovered 45mm Natural cork.

UPC Code: Not available.

Imported by: Rosenthal Wine Merchant; New York, New York.