Wine of the Day March 27, 2015

2013Largeot2013 Domaine Daniel Largeot, Bourgogne Rouge, Red Burgundy, France.
From Cote de Beaune fruit the Chorey Les Beaune based Largeot’s basic Bourgogne is a pretty little wine with good concentration and pure Pinot fruit, drinking exceptionally well and delightful, a perfect soft and graceful Burg for immediate enjoyment. This no frills and pleasing wine over delivers in this price class with clean and persistent layers, it starts with dried rose petals, chalky mineral and spicy red currants leading to a core of racy black and morello cherry along with raspberry, strawberry and dusty plum fruits plus hints of loam, tea spice, tangy cranberry, anise, saline and pea gravel. There is good life and vigor adding lift and energy, but nice smooth tannins and round texture give an almost rich mouth feel, the small crop and well sorted grapes show in this vintage, drink now through 2018, a pleasant surprise in this narrowed range, grab it while you can, imported by Charles Neal.
($20 Est.) 90 Points, grapelive