2005 Domaine Michel Lafarge Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)

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Burgundy, France, Melon de Bourgogne, Pinot Noir, Red Wine

Had this the other day with dinner. Tremendously delicious wine. Sappy and fresh, but with good weight, silky texture, plum and raspberry fruit and a nice dose of earth, forest floor and autumn aromas. For a Bourgogne, this might be close to as good as it gets. If it was still available around $25 quid, this would be my house wine, as I can see it pairing with a wide range of dishes.

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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