Home

Start a new search!

L'EQUILIBRE 2016 AP Languedoc
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VILLA SYMPOSIA
This is one of 69 items (119 releases) not presented for evaluation under new LCBO policies. Assessed from a sample presented at the wine agentís office. Deep intense purple colour. Spicy, slightly baked, very ripe, plum nose with some cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, harmonious, well structured, slightly baked, ripe, plum puree flavours with a lingering, cedar-mocha-chocolate-tinged finish. Quite ready to drink. Has 13.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar. Riper than the 2012 (**) that was released on October 17, 2015 at $22.95. CSPC 298620
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nic Pea
Country France
Region Midi
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Cedary, Intense, Spicy
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: A destemmed blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan, the medium-bodied 2016 Pezenas L'Equilibre does indeed show a fine sense of balance. Cherry and garrigue notes come together in a moderately concentrated, tart wine with a dusty, authentic feel. Not too ripe or polished, just delicious and true to its terroir. Drink it over the next several years. Drink date: 2018-2021. Score - 90 (Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, Sept. 25, 2018) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 7, 2020
Cases bought 247 (12 bottles per case)

Check LCBO Availability

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

Copyright Vintage Assessments 2021
Prior written permission is required for any form of reproduction
 (electronic or other wise) and/or quotation.
Contact Michael Vaughan at mbv@uniserve.com