Grapelive Wine of the Day
By Kerry Winslow
2009 Domaine du Moulin Neuf Bourgogne Rouge (Danjean-Berthoux) France.
This little Bourgogne is a lovely Pinot Noir with impressive fruit and silky texture, especially at this price. With a good vintage and tough economy, 2009 sure is delivering great drinking Burgundies at every price point, and even these entry level wines show interesting depth and character, and while not of collector caliber they provide great fun and are easy on the wallet. This Domaine du Moulin Neuf has good ripe fruit and soft acidity, almost tasting like a good Oregon Pinot with spicy sweet red berries, cherry and strawberry leading the way on the palate. The nose is slightly floral and a touch earthy in classic style and the finish has just a hint of oak. Overall, this is a nice Burgundy to enjoy now and is a great gateway for those that are just getting started in their experience with this famous region.
($18 Est.) 90 Points, grapelive