Bargain Burgundy II: Have Speedo, Will Tipple – Drink Bravely with Mark Oldman – Episode 43

Bargain Burgundy II: Have Speedo, Will Tipple:

Mark faces his own potential “Weinergate” when the French force him to don a speedo before swimming in Burgundy, France.  After he reluctantly does, he seeks post-humiliation succor in Bargain Burgundy, which can be found in less-heralded Burgundy villages such as Savigny-les-Beaune and Mercurey.

Featured wines:
Naudin Tiercin Mercurey 09 (France, $31)
Francois Gay Savigny-lès-Beaune 06 (France, $32)
Other Key Savigny-lès-Beaune and Mercurey:
A. & P. de Villaine Mercurey Les Montots 2009 (France, $45)
Bouchard Père & Fils Savigny-lès-Beaune 2009 (France, $32)
Champy Savigny-lès-Beaune Aux Fourches 2008 (France, $38)
Château de Chamirey Mercurey 2008 (France, $40)
Domaine Faiveley Mercurey 2008 (France, $28)
Maurice Ecard Savigny-lès-Beaune Les Serpentières 2009 (France, $45)
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