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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LAVAU
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Deep ruby purple colour. Intense, slightly spicy, very complx, sandalwood-tinged, minerally, warm, ripe, mature, plummy, black cherry nose with some hints of cassis. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, harmonious, intense, ripe Damson plum jam with some cassis and a touch of licorice and garrigue. Great with game - venison or lamb with a reduced wild mushroom sauce. This mouthfilling, maturing, intense, harmonious blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre with 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L1905046 on the lower part of the glass bottle. NEW in Vintages. CSPC 15183
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Con Oen
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating ***(93 points)
Rich, Ripe, Dense, Gamey
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Juicy and ripe, featuring layers of plum, red currant and raspberry pâte de fruit flavors, lined liberally with sage, bay leaf and tobacco hints. Reveals a flash of brick dust on the finish, which shows good minerally cut. Very solid, with a pleasant old-school hint. Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Best from 2020 through 2030. Score - 92 (James Molesworth, winespectator.com, Sept. 30, 2019) Price $ 44.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 8, 2020
Cases bought 99 (12 bottles per case)

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