Cost: $29.99 (Cayman)
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Cayman Islands (Tortuga)
Region: Gevry-Chambertin, Burgundy
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Michel Picard
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium minus ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
Positives: Lots of spice going here with cinnamon, nutmeg, sandalwood, peppercorn along with cedar blackberry and blueberry. Medium body, low tannins, high acidity and a short length.
Negatives: Unfortunately the taste falls short of the nose. The wine is astringent.
Interesting Things: Michel Picard is a well known producer of fine French wines.
Drink now or over the next 5 years & pair it with roasted red peppers.
Tasted: 11 Aug 12
Score: 8.5/10, Value: 8.5/10, Total: 17/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine 3.5