Grape Variety: 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Region: Côtes Du Roussillon
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Juicy, smooth & easy drinking wine with lots of flavours
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features medium Cherry, mulberry, blueberry, lavender, black and white peppers, Kirsch liqueur and mesquite. Medium to medium+ body, light tannins with good acidity, a fairly long length and the alcohol is well integrated.
Interesting Points: The Grenache grapes were sourced from 60 year old vines while the Syrah and Mourvedre came from 20 year old vines.
Drink now or in the next 2 year on its own or pair it with beef tenderloin with cherry black pepper sauce.
Tasted: 23 Aug 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+