Chanson, Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir

Repeat after me: Good Burgundy does not need to cost an arm and a leg. The secret to sourcing quality stuff at the right price is to know your producers, and Chanson Père et Fils is a legitimate name known to provide value for money, whether you’re talking entry-level Bourgogne or Premier Cru Clos des Fèves. Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir is, quite simply, a very well made red Burgundy. Bright red in colour and with powerful aromas of ripe berry fruit, liquorice and spice, you could easily mistake this for a village-level offering or better. In the mouth it’s complex with smooth tannins and great length.

GRAPE

  • Pinot Noir

WHAT IT GOES WITH

This is your new go-to red, simple as that. Use a little (or a lot) in your next boeuf bourguignonand serve the rest up to accompany it. It’ll also go great with most tomato-based sauces and earthy, mushroom-based dishes.

YEAR

2014

ABOUT THE VINEYARD

Chanson Père et Fils is a name to be reckoned with in Burgundy. For Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir, they source fruit from a strict selection of vineyards in the famed Côte d’Or, home to some of the world’s greatest vineyards. They source their Pinot Noir from their own plots in the Côte de Nuits as well as from a number of parcels further south in the Côte de Beaune.

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