Cost: $16.95 (Sale price: $13.95 until May 23, 2021)
Grape: Grenache & Syrah
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO General List
Format: 750 mL
Producer: M. Chapoutier
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Not complex just a flavourful wine with nice fruits & spiciness at a reasonable price & even that much better at the sale price. Score: 89/100.
Tasting Note: Medium ruby with a purple tinge in colour with good acidity, a medium+ intense nose, round tannin & a long length on the finish. This wine features: Black cherry, raspberry, strawberry, blackcurrants, mulberry, white & black peppers, Allspice & licorice.
Negatives: Some heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Interesting Point: Aged 6 months in concrete and stainless-steel tanks.
Pairings: Drink this now or in the next 3-5 years on its own or pair it with Spicy Moroccan Lamb Burger with harissa and black pepper Mayo
My Opinion: Recommended
Tasted: May 6, 2021