Domaine du Mont Saint Jean Pinot Noir 2006

By | December 8, 2008

We had a Domaine du Mont Saint Jean Pinot Noir 2006  from Laithwaite’s with a game of Agricola. I don’t often see Corsican wines so it seemed worth go. It looked pale and interesting. It smelled of strawberries and raspberries with a little wet leaves but no cow poo so it’s more my kind of pinot.
It had a medium level of acidity and alcohol with a smooth and silky level of tannins. It tasted fruity, with some crushed blueberries added to the mix and a positive hint of forest rather than farmyard.
It’s not a big wine, and it’s not a hugely refined and elegant one, but it is a light and friendly one which would go just as well with a mushroom stroganoff as it does with a board game.

One thought on “Domaine du Mont Saint Jean Pinot Noir 2006

  1. Lar (Sour Grapes)

    Thanks for bigging up my Mushroom Risotto recipe – I love it with Pinot Noir

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