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Cedric Lathuiliere Brouilly Pisse Vieille

Cedric Lathuiliere Brouilly Pisse Vieille

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Unveiling Cedric Lathuilière Brouilly Pisse Vieille: A Journey for the Senses

Cedric Lathuilière Brouilly Pisse Vieille is a captivating red wine produced in the heart of Beaujolais, France. Crafted by the skilled hands of Cedric Lathuilière, this Brouilly appellation gem boasts a unique identity, showcasing the full potential of the Gamay grape.

A Feast for the Eyes:

The first impression begins with a captivating colour. Pour yourself a glass of Cedric Lathuilière Brouilly Pisse Vieille and be greeted by an intense and deep ruby hue. This rich colour hints at the depth of flavour waiting to be explored.

Aromatic Allure:

As you swirl the wine in the glass, a symphony of aromas unfolds. Unlike some Beaujolais wines known for their predominantly floral notes, Pisse Vieille takes a delightful turn. Expect a burst of fruity notes, dominated by red berries like raspberries and cherries. These vibrant fruit characteristics are complemented by subtle mineral hints, adding a touch of complexity and earthy elegance to the bouquet. The interplay between fruit and earth creates a truly captivating introduction to the wine's personality.

On the Palate: A Textural Delight

The first sip of Cedric Lathuilière Brouilly Pisse Vieille is a revelation. The wine boasts a medium body, offering a satisfying weight on the tongue without feeling heavy. The tannins are beautifully integrated, presenting a smooth and supple texture that caresses the palate. The fruit flavours, so prominent on the nose, translate beautifully. Expect a burst of juicy red berries, mingling with hints of plums and blackcurrants. The aforementioned mineral notes emerge on the palate, adding a subtle savoury edge and refreshing complexity. The finish is clean and lingers pleasantly, leaving you wanting another sip.

Food Pairings to Elevate the Experience:

Cedric Lathuilière Brouilly Pisse Vieille is a versatile food pairing wine, capable of complementing a wide range of dishes. Here are some suggestions to unlock its full potential:

  • Charcuterie and Cheese: The wine's fruity notes and subtle earthiness make it a perfect companion for a charcuterie board. Pair it with cured meats like prosciutto, salami, and bresaola. Semi-soft cheeses like Gruyère, Gouda, and Comté will also create a delightful synergy.
  • Grilled Meats and Vegetables: The medium body and juicy fruit character of Pisse Vieille make it a fantastic match for grilled meats. Try it with grilled lamb chops, chicken thighs, or sausages. Don't forget to include grilled vegetables like bell peppers, aubergines, and courgettes to create a well-rounded and flavourful meal.
  • Earthy Mushroom Dishes: The earthy notes of the wine find a beautiful echo in mushroom-based dishes. Risotto with porcini mushrooms, pasta with a black truffle sauce, or a simple mushroom omelette will all be elevated when paired with Pisse Vieille.
  • Burgundy Specialities: When in France, do as the French do! Explore the culinary heritage of Burgundy with dishes like Boeuf Bourguignon (beef stew) or Coq au Vin (chicken in wine). The rich flavours of these regional specialities will be beautifully complemented by the fruit and earthiness of Pisse Vieille.

In Conclusion: A Beaujolais Gem Awaits

Cedric Lathuilière Brouilly Pisse Vieille is a captivating red wine that showcases the magic of Beaujolais. With its vibrant fruit notes, subtle earthiness, and smooth texture, it offers a delightful drinking experience.  The versatility of this wine makes it a perfect choice for a wide range of meals, elevating your culinary journey. So, uncork a bottle of Pisse Vieille, savour its unique character, and embark on a delightful exploration of Beaujolais through your senses.

 

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