Friday, July 16, 2010

Pommard-Epenots Louis Latour 1990 review by (PB)

(NW) served this up and it was fabulous.
Brick red showing its age.

Bouquet--Aged aromas of caramel with a touch of acetone laced with subdued fruit. Away from the swirl, the aromas that carry are wonderful red fruit with hints of strawberry but only a touch.

Palate--Surprisingly hot first impression but light smokey stewed prunes and the harshness mellowed out very quickly with no "heat" at all.

This aged Burgundy (Pinot Noir) definitely needed to be drunk being past its prime but still truly wonderful. Aged wines bring a certain charm that both mystify and capture one's senses.

Paired with a grilled chicken. Awesome all around so raise a glass.

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