100% Pinot Noir from Vin de Pays d’Oc, France.
SRP of $15 and available for as low as $8. Sample submitted for review. Imported by Boisset Family Estates.
From the bottle:
“A deliciously fruit-forward Pinot Noir from the South of France.
If you follow The Reverse Wine Snob closely you may have noticed an increase in Pinot Noir reviews lately (see here and here for our two most recent recommendations). The reason? Thanksgiving is coming and Pinot Noir is a perfect pick for your holiday table. In addition to today’s selection we’ll have several more cheap and tasty options for you over the next couple weeks so be sure to stay tuned. But first let’s check out today’s wine.
The 2011 Bouchard Aine & Fils Heritage du Conseiller Pinot Noir Vin De Pays d’Ocbegins with pleasant aromas of red and black cherry, a little spice, a little mushroom and a hint of mint. The wine tastes light-bodied with good acidity and soft tannins. Black cherry, a little licorice and other spice and a nice earthy streak are the primary components of this tasty, very easy to drink wine. It ends dry with good length and a bit of toasty oak on the finish.
See a listing of local retailers selling this wine here.