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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CAVE DE ROQUEBRUN
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Attractive, juicy, spicy, ripe plum-cherry puree nose with some cedary, slightly smoky, mocha-chocolate notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, intense, very ripe, rich, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, very faintly herbal, intense, mocha-chocolate-sandalwood finish. This ready-to-drink blend of 50% Syrah, 30% Grenache and 20% Mourvèdre has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Cedary, black raspberry nose; full-bodied, dry, firmly structured with herbal plum flavours. Even better than the recommended best buy 2014 (**/**+) was released on April 29, 2017 at $18.95. CSPC 155804
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Eur Int
Country France
Region Midi
Rating **+(89 points)
Intense, Smoky, Spicy, Mocha-Chocolate
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A muscular but polished red, with brooding blackberry pie, dark cherry and roasted plum notes complemented by iron, peppercorn and licorice details. Full but not overpowering tannins linger on the savory, herb tinged finish. Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2022. Ranked #57 in the 2016 Wine Spectator Top 100. Score - 91 (Gillian Sciaretta, winespectator.com, Nov. 15, 2016) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 8, 2017
Cases bought 851 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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