Lucien le Moine
- Bourgogne Rouge 2008
- Pinot Noir
- France > Burgundy
- Red, Dry, Medium-Bodied, Earthy, Rich
- Match non-interventionist Pinot Noirs with un-fussy, flavor-forward fare.
- Serve with roasted chicken, capon or duck breast.
- Lamb chops, pork chops or veal chops.
- Don't spare the mushroom gravy.
Nose: Medium Intensity, developing, earthy, floral, red fruits
Mouth: Light-Medium Bodied, dry, medium-high acidity, light tannin, moderate intensity, medium-long finish, cranberry, black cherry, mineral
- Following the usual path for entry into the tightly held and family-dominated community of Burgundy growers and negociants, Lebanese-born Mounir Saouma learned to make wine during a prolonged stay at a Middle East Trappist monastery, setting up with his wife, Rotem, a small cellar dedicated to gravity-fed wines with little or no SO2, bottled only during a full moon. Wait, what?
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