Tasting Notes – Le Val Pinot Noir

Name: Le Val Pinot Noir
Producer: IMG_20160511_233540Les Vignerons de la Méditerranée
Region: Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir
Vintage2014
Overall Rating:  ☆☆
Pairing:  French cheese to go with this French Pinot Noir.  I wasn’t super excited about this Pinot Noir on it’s own, but the berrylicious flavor was balanced by the earthy flavor (funky smell) of my Tomme Crayeuse cheese.   The brie was also tasty, but was somewhat overpowered by the wine.

Sight
Color: Purplish/Ruby

Brightness: Dull

Aroma
Intensity: Moderate
Age: Youthful/Some Age
Scent: Raspberries, ripe and sweet

Palate
Dry/Sweet: Dry
Body: Light/Medium/
Acidity: Fresh/Smooth
Tannin: Low/Medium
Flavors: Still lots of berry, but a bit on the acidic side, and has enough tannins to give it some body.

Finish: Medium (4-5 sec)

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