Louis Jadot 2005 Bourgogne Pinot Noir ($18.99)
Clear ruby. Red cherry fruit and a touch of earth on the nose and palate; nicely balanced with fresh acidity and smooth tannins; alcoholic content is rationally restrained at 12.5%. Not the most complex or exciting Burgundy, but well balanced and a good example of basic red Burgundy style at an affordable price. US Importer: Kobrand Corp, NYC. (May 26, 2008)

FOOD MATCH: Very good indeed with a dinner crafted for Pinot: Bite-size cubes of strip steak sauteed with mushrooms, onions and tomatoes over rigatoni pasta.

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