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VIEILLES VIGNES CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2016 AC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer XAVIER
In France judging the 2020 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon. Here is Tony Aspler’s review. Deep ruby in colour; cedary bouquet of black plum with oak spice; full-bodied, dry, richly extracted plum and blackberry flavours; well-balanced and firmly structured. Has 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar. Has not appeared in Vintages before. CSPC 12987
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **+(89 points)
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: There's a spicy, green peppercorn edge to the 2016 Cotes du Rhone Vieilles Vignes. It's medium to full-bodied, with svelte, supple tannins and plenty of plummy fruit that exhibits more savory notes and spice on the long finish. Drink date: 2018-2025. Score - 90 (Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, Oct. 31, 2018) Price $ 20.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 21, 2020
Cases bought 300 (12 bottles per case)

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