Waitrose, recommended by Anne Jones
The movie never changes. It can't change; but every time you see it, it seems different because you're different.
- 12 Monkeys (1995)
I have historically struggled with Pinot Noir - it's not that I don't find examples I like, I just couldn't quite see what all the fuss was about generally.
Turns out I was looking in the wrong place.
Anne Jones recommended I try this one and I saw the point - it's not the best Pinot I've ever had, just a good entry-level red Burgundy. But, somehow, this time I was ready for its charms.
Sorry Pinot, I've done you a disservice.
Pale translucent red, Burgundian nose of red fruits, farmyard and sweet spice. Fresh red berry and cherry fruits, soft and gentle texture with some persistence on the finish. Very charming - with a hint of wilfulness.
Drink slightly chilled as a sipper in warm weather or match with lighter game.
£12.99 from Waitrose; provided for review.
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