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CUVÉE SAINT MARTIN 2017 AC CÔTES DU ROUSSILLON-VILLAGES
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VALLÉE DES AIGLES
NEW in Vintages, the actual blend in this tasty, well structured SAINT MARTIN CÔTES DU ROUSSILLON-VILLAGES 2017 is 65% Syrah, 25% Grenache and 10% Carignan. It has an extremely deep intense purple colour and a refined, intense, violet-tinged nose showing ripe plum-raspberry fruit. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, ripe, plum-cherry-raspberry fruit with a lingering, fairly high acid, fairly complex, gently cedary finish. It has 14.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 19284
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country France
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Solid, Ripe, Youthful
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Surely one of the top estates in the region, Vallee des Aigles has turned out another stellar wine in its 2017 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Cuvee Saint Martin. Slightly fuller bodied and darker fruited than the regular bottling, it's still inviting, complex and fresh, marrying black cherries and plums with hints of thyme, roses and cedar. Drink date: 2019-2025. Score - 93 (Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, April 30, 2019) Price $ 21.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 15, 2021
Cases bought 199 (12 bottles per case)

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

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