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Wine Tasting Video: Pinot Noir from Burgundy & Chile July 5, 2012 at 2:12 pm

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The Society’s Exhibition Saint-Aubin (Henri Prudhon) 2009, Burgundy, France (£9.95 The Wine Society – they’ve now moved on to 2010)
Light, delicate aromas, the gently perfumed cherry and raspberry fruit is very nice, but there’s also a slightly earthy/stalky edge that doesn’t dissipate with time. B-

Louis Latour Gevrey-Chambertin 2007, Burgundy, France (£23 Majestic)
Soft and already mature, with warm, plush cherry, berry and plum fruit and notes of truffley undergrowth, rounded and friendly style, but just a touch simple for real class. S-

Viña Ventisquero Herú Pinot Noir 2009, Casablanca, Chile (£20-22 Davy’s, City Beverage, Laithwaites, Colchester Wine Company)
Broad-shouldered and juicy, with quite throaty raspberry, plum and even peach flavours, but it never gets too big, and there’s an earthy freshness running through the wine. Also, more subtly oaked than some previous vintages – tasty wine. S(-)

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