1998 Domaine Delarche Pernand Vergelesses Les Boutieres
Pernand Vergelesses, Burgundy, France
 
WB Rating: 86

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

Came across this one deep in the cellar, and not a moment too soon. This is still a delicious Burgundy, though at this point it is quite delicate and definitely nearing the point where it needs to be drunk. Excellent perfumed bouquet of flower-tinged Pinot fruit; light to medium body, nice flavors of plum, cherry, charcoal. Still balanced, but with virtually no tannic structure left it's time to drink this one up. - HK 2007-10-01

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