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Brian K Miller

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WTN: 2010 Brun Terres Dorees Fleurie

by Brian K Miller » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:42 pm

Like the 2009 Fleurie from Drouhin, this was a meatier, earthier style of Fleurie. No Carbonic Maceration, so a serious, brooding, black fruit focused wine that showed more Beaujolais character over the evening. I honestly think this wine needs time in cellar or to be open for hours if not a day, as the sample at Arlequin in SF was more interesting. Still...I enjoyed the tangy dark fruit...good acidity!
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