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AOC Pinot Noir 2018 – Jean Baptiste Adam

Written by Piero Pardini

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Credits: Jean-Baptiste Adam – Alsace – France

Wine: Pinot Noir
Variety composition: 100% Pinot Noir.
Denomination: Alsace AOC.

© Jean-Baptiste Adam

Visual exam
Clarity: limpid
Color: ruby red
Consistency: consistent
Remarks: transparent.

Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: complex
Quality: fine
Description: floral, fruity and herbaceous
Observations: the sample opens with notes reminiscent of a potpourri of slightly withered red flowers, followed by an aroma of red berry fruits of black cherry, currant and raspberry. Herbaceous notes of undergrowth and delicate Mediterranean scrub nuances.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: warm
Polyalcohols: smooth
Acids: fresh
Tannins: fairly tannic
Minerality: salty
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: balanced
Intensity: moderately
Length: long
Quality: good

Final remarks
State of evolution: mature
Harmony: harmonious
Notes: A red in a land of great whites, a quality champion.


Pairing: cous cous.

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Jean-Baptiste Adam
5 rue de l’aigle
68770 Ammerschwihr – France
Phone +33 (0)3 89782321

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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