Grown mostly on the flatlands immediately below more prestigious Burgundy appellations, Bourgogne Rouge exhibits many of the same appealing qualities: a characteristic bouquet of red and dark berries evolving with age toward prune, pepper and forest underbrush, and a good balance of tannins and fruit that makes them fill the mouth and ensures a good longevity. Elegant and refined, they pair well with light and aromatic meat dishes, fish and mild cheeses.
|Planted Grapes||Pinot Noir|
|Production Area||Red: 4450 acres|
|Wine Flavor||Fleshy and generous, red fruit and a musky aroma.|
|Age||Drinkable young and generally not meant for ageing.|
|Best Vintages||2011, 2010, 2009, 2005.|
|Food Pairings||Feathered game roasted or braised.|