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CUVÉE R PREMIUM 2018 IGP Pays d'Oc
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Cave de Roqebrun
The Pays d’Oc can deliver remarkably enjoyable easy-drinking reds that are very gentle on the pocket book. This one, made by talented winemaker Alain Rogier, is an award winning unfiltered blend of carbonic macerated Syrah which was married with traditionally fermented Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot - all in stainless steel. The result is an aromatic red with pure ripe Damson plum, cherry and black currant fruit along with a touch of minerality. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, fresh, bright, plummy-cherry flavours with a crisp, lingering, harmonious finish that shows decent structure. This versatile crowd-pleaser is prefect for Easter and has 13% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L20-38B on the upper part of the glass bottle. NEW in Vintages. CSPC 18149
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Eur Int
Country France
Region Languedoc
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Bright, Ripe, Ready
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Crafted by Alain Rogier, who was awarded Red Winemaker of the Year at the 2015 International Wine Challenge, this wine blends Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot and Syrah and was matured in stainless steel. Expect aromas and flavours of pure dark fruit and peppery-cocoa spice, and pair with cassoulet de Carcassonne (bean stew with mutton or quail). Price $ 14.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 6, 2021
Cases bought 500 (12 bottles per case)

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

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