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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

2006 Blason de Bourgogne Pinot Noir

I recall enjoying the 2004 of this one, so I didn't hesitate grabbing the new vintage for six stinkin' bucks.

A funky nose to be sure – raspberry and earth.

Quite light in body, but overall this is tart, somewhat sharp acid, some earthy notes, herbs – notably sassasfrass and anise - and some light raspberry for fruit.

Other than some spicy notes, nothing really grabs me on the finish.

Not bad, but it's certainly nothing outstanding and not as enjoyable as I recall the 2004 being. For the price, it's more than acceptable – not deep, but it's light, easy drinking, and food friendly.

3 comments:

Jakub said...

I just tried the 2007 and it isn't any different. Very light colour and it actually almost tastes like a white. It isn't bad, but it's just a light (not very) red wine.

Linda said...

Drinking the 2008- not any different from the above. Bummer.

Anonymous said...

not to sound too official, but I think the 2009 tastes like crap.