Nicolas Potel Gevrey-Chambertin 2010


It's not often one stumbles across AOC wines from Gevrey-Chambertin in Australia for under $30.  I bought half a dozen on reputation alone.  This unfortunately proved to be an error.  Lightly coloured, this pinot noir opens to simple aromatics of cherry, old wood and a touch of toffee.  On the palate, the wine has a tart mouthfeel, with very high acid, and only echoes of cherry flavour.  Perfectly fine for quaffing, but little more.  Acceptable

Abv: 12.5%
Price: $29.99
Vendors: Check http://www.wine-searcher.com/
Website: http://www.nicolas-potel.fr
Tasted: 2013
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Burgundy
February 12, 2013
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