Grapelive Wine of the Week
By Kerry Winslow
Seriously, this wine is a freaking steal, and remarkably wonderful already, even if it begs for some short term cellaring. The most open of Guillemot’s fantastic collection of 2009 Burgundy, the Serpentieres is a lovely and joyous Pinot Noir with a nose of violets and rose oil and a palate of wild strawberries and blackcherries, and of course like all of Guillemot’s wines there is hints of earth, game and spices along with mineral and subtle oak. Bright tannins and acidity hint to the long life ahead of this stylish Burgundy and it would be a good idea to grab as many of these as you can, this is a special wine and those that act will reap a lasting benefit. This is a wine of class, delicate details and depth of charms, a wonderful Burgundy and it showcases both vintage and terroir to perfection!
($40 Est.) 94 Points, grapelive
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