... The key is to know your producer and if you come across a good one go for their regular, bog-standard Burgundy which will be labelled 'Appelation Controlee Bourgogne' and for Burgundy can be surprisingly good value for money.
While pottering around in my local wine merchant I had a revelatory ... Read review
"...labelled simply as 'JJ Girard Bourgogne Rouge' in classical French fashion with little other information apart from its vintage date of 2005 and the fact it was refreshingly moderate 12.5% alcohol (no where does it say it was made from Pinot Noir). I was able to sample a little of it from the tasting table at Averys of Bristol, was very taken with it and soon snaffled up a bottle at the agreeable offer price of £8.99 (full price of £9.99). Since it ..."
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