Cards of Wine

Burgundy Red (France)
"Bourgogne Rouge"

Red Burgundy is made of 100% Pinot Noir.

Profile

Red Burgundy has high acidity, good fruit aromas, and little tannins:

Body
Tannins
Fruit
Acidity

Flavors

Cherry. Raspberry. Strawberry. Blackberry. Plum.
Oak. Spices. Cinnamon. Ginger. Coffee. Licorice. Almonds.
Aged. Floral. Rose. Peony. Violet. Earth. Meat.

Food Pairing

Red Burgundy loves Beef Burgundy (Boeuf Bourguignon).

Go for classic or break the taboo!

Red Burgundy pairs well with fatty fish and grilled or roasted meat.

French. Indian.
Salmon. Tuna.
Chicken. Rabbit. Duck. Goose.
Pork. Ham. Bacon.
Mushrooms. Truffles.

Cheese. Brie. Camembert. Goat.

Serving temperatures:
Cru 14-15°C (57-59°F)
Grand Cru 15-16°C (59-61°F)

About

Burgundy wine (French: Bourgogne) is made in the Burgundy region in eastern France.

The only red grapes allowed to grow in the Burgundy region are:

The only white grapes allowed to grow in the Burgundy region are:

Burgundy reds usually peak at between five to eight years of aging.