Wine of the Moment – Red Burgundy for $25!

Attention all Burgundy lovers!

Burgundy.... the hunt for delicious wine at any cost from this iconic Pinot Noir growing region is often frustrating and sometimes confusing, even for the die-hard Franco-Oenophile.
The trick is finding gems that reward the palate without breaking the bank.

2015 Domaine Lejeune “Les Grandes Carelles” Bourgogne Rouge

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Lamb Chop’s “pick of the week”

Imagine my enthusiasm when I stumbled upon a delicious red Burgundy for $25! The ripeness of this fabulous vintage really shows itself in this little beauty. There are the undercurrents of wet clay minerality, but the fruit is ripe & opulent….plump black cherry & crushed raspberry notes mingle with a subtle floral & baking spice nuance, like a dusting of potpourri. There are moderate tannins that linger on the tongue & carry those aromas on through the finish…(think more Pommard than Volnay for you Burg geeks) Really impressive & delightful for $25! Case price $22.50.

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