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CAYROL VIEILLES VIGNES CARIGNAN 2016 IGP Côtes Catalanes
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LAFAGE
Very deep intense purple colour. Fairly attractive, slightly spicy, gently complex, ripe plum-cherry nose with some cedar-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, ripe plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, gently cedary, somewhat rustic finish. This old vines Carignan has 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number LA619241 on the neck label. The recommended 2014 (**/**+) was released on January 6, 2018 at $19.95. CSPC 494039
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country France
Region
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Ripe, High Acid, Bright
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Old-vine Carignan takes center stage in the 2016 Cayrol. Lovely cherry fruit and a mélange of savory herbs and spices sweep across the palate. It's full-bodied, with a rich texture and firm tannins, so pair it with red meats or hard cheeses. Drink date: 2018-2024. Score - 91 (Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, April 27, 2018) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 25, 2020
Cases bought 599 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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