Tuesday 13 May 2014

Drinking Tonight - 2012 Côte de Brouilly, Château Thivin

With a fresh chicken salad this young Gamay went down well.
Info about the estate here.

2012 Côte de Brouilly Les Sept Vignes, Château Thivin
The nose is young and seedy and at first a bit shy. It needed some time in a Riedel Extreme Pinot Noir glass to show off notes of red cherries, plums, some blueberries, forest floor and a touch of dog fur. Interesting and lively. Very good.
The taste is young, tight and cool with notes of lingonberries, red cherries, cherry pips, minerals and a touch of smoke. A medium long finish with a high acidity. Still very young, this need 3-5 years in the cellar.
85p   (tasted 2014/05)

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