Grape: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Region: Saint Gervais, Côtes du Rhônes
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Domaine Clavel
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
A powerful, full body wine with lots of sweet fruit notes & spices. Score: 86/100
Tasting Note: Medium ruby to garnet in colour with good acidity, a medium intense nose & a long length on the finish. This wine features: Plum, raisins, cherry pie, cloves, cinnamon, Allspice, white pepper & tomato leaves.
Negatives: Lots of heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Pairings: Drink this now or in the next 5-7 years on its own or pair it with Wild Boar.
My Opinion: On-the-Fence
Tasted: March 20, 2021