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Wine Blogging Wednesday #43 – Comfort Wine

Wine Blogging WednesdayAnother Wine Blogging Wednesday already! The theme this month is Comfort Wine – wine that is an old standby, an old faithful, an old reliable. This theme was introduced by Joel at Wine Life Today. Since I’m a newbie, I really have no such animal yet. So… I chose a wine that someone else felt comfortable recommending to me. I was looking to try a Beaujolais and was looking at the Georges Duboeuf selections at Gordon’s (see link) and this was recommended to me: Jean-Marc Burgaud Morgon Cote du Py Vieilles Vignes 2006. Beaujolais is a lighter shade of Burgundy. This wine has a light body, some evidence of aging in oak, cherries on the nose, and bit more of a tannic structural attack than I expected. Quite dry, this stuff is refreshing and light but not wimpy, and would probably go with a variety of foods as a thoroughly comfortable choice.

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March 5, 2008 - Posted by | Wine | ,

2 Comments »

  1. Sounds like you had a lot of fun with this Wine Blogging Wednesday, as did I.

    BTW, we’re having a Third Thirsty Thursday event in Littleton, MA, on March 20. In fact, we’re having a special guest who’s appeared on The Thunder Show before! Email me for details.

    Comment by Dale Cruse | March 7, 2008 | Reply

  2. […] back from France and perks up with a glass of 2004 Chinon Domaine de la Noblaie Les Chiens-Chiens, Sharon the Bloviatrix is new to wine (be sure to head over and welcome her with tips!) so she submits a recommendation […]

    Pingback by WBW#43 Round-up: Comfort Wines! | winelifetoday.com | March 13, 2008 | Reply


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