Lucien Le Moine
- Bourgogne Rouge 2012
- Pinot Noir
- > Burgundy
- Red, Dry, 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 wild mushroom gratin.
Nose: Medium Intensity, developing, cranberry, floral, strawberry
Mouth: Medium Bodied, dry, medium-high acidity, light-average tannin, moderate intensity, medium finish, red fruits, licorice, earthy
- 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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