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Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. This engaging 2016 Corbieres is a fairly ready-to-drink blend of ripe Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah that was fermented and aged in tank with no oak. Deep intense purple colour with surprisingly fresh, ripe, plummy-crancherry fruit along with some mineral notes. Dry, medium bodied, rather crisp, slightly spicy, fresh, plum-crancherry flavours with a crisp, unoaked, faintly dusty finish. Pleasant and easy to drink - I suggest sooner rather than later. Not a lot of complexity here but who cares. It has 14% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L20119 on the upper part of the glass bottle. NEW in Vintages. CSPC 15298
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Con Oen
Country France
Region Languedoc
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Tangy, Minerally, Ripe, Spicy
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Black cherries, crushed rocks, peppery herbs, and underbrush notes all emerge from the 2016 Corbières. Made from a tank-aged blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache, and Syrah, it's medium-bodied, beautifully textured and balanced on the palate, with sweet tannins and true Corbières character. It's already drinking nicely but should keep for 3-5 years. Score - 92 (Jeb Dunnuck, jebdunnuck.com, July 31, 2018) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 5, 2020
Cases bought 398 (12 bottles per case)

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

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