2009 Hospices de Beaune Cuvee Blondeau

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2009 Hospices de Beaune Volnay Cuvee Blondeau (1er) – Pinot Noir

Burgundy the beguiling enchantress, such wonderful ethereal wines, such stratospheric prices.  Here we have a premier cru wine (one below the great grand cru wines) at a price just over 3 digits…a comparative bargain.

Light red, dry and enticing.  Earth, sweet forest berries and woody moss on the nose with strawberry, and raspberry cloaked in a light oak with forest floor on the palate.  Tannin is there but it gently frames the wine.  The best descriptor I can think of is a fresh juicy strawberry with the top left on.

Beautiful light, fragrant wine, lovely lingering tannins that caress the tongue.  A wine that can be overpowered by full flavoured foods, so game meats or just drink on its own…a lovely indulgence.

Esoterica Wine & Food – $28 per glass or $125 by the bottle

96/100

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