1996 Domaine Delarche Pernand Vergelesses Les Boutieres
Pernand Vergelesses, Burgundy, France
 
WB Rating: 88

 
Alcohol by volume: 13.0%
Price at time of purchase: $18.00 (Library Wine)
 
Type: Pinot Noir / Burgundy
Principal varietal(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Excellent Pinot Noir, made from old vines and bottled unfiltered. In a price range comparable to (actually lower than) most reasonably good California Pinots. Beautiful deep ruby purple. Nose-caressing perfume of smoky ripe cherry with a hint of plum and vanilla in the background. Medium bodied with an elegant feel to it. Still probably a year or two from its peak but good stuff already! To get it you may need to order as in futures. Imported by North Berkeley Wine Imports. - HK 2000-07-16

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