Pre-Trip Tasting: August Briggs Pinot Meunier

Hellooooo strawberry cheesecake! Our most recent training exercise involved a bottle of 2010 August Briggs Pinot Meunier. This bottle retails for roughly $40 but since we belong to the August Briggs Wine Club, I don’t know what we pay for it but who cares? It’s one of our favorite wineries and we receive shipments regularly!

We decanted the wine just for fun, and when I stuck my schnozz down into the neck of the decanter, holy cheddar cheese nose Batman! In the glass, the nose showed bursting strawberries and sweet cheese, much like a big ol’ slice of strawberry cheesecake! Super Yum-o-licious.

Light magenta in color, with no tannins to speak of and mucho drinkable right now, this easy drinking beauty has hints of vanilla and a Twizzler’s finish that’s just nice to have with light snacks or after dinner.

Follow Us on Twitter and say hello!

Comment, Reply & Opine, Wine Lover!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s