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LES CASSAGNES CÔTES DU RHÔNE-VILLAGES 2018 AP
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LA NERTHE
Assessed from a fresh bottle purchased by the agent at he LCBO. Deep intense purple colour. Slightly spicy, fairly juicy, ripe, plum-cherry puree nose. Dry, medium bodied, slightly spicy, fairly juicy, ripe, bright, plum-cherry puree flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, very faintly savoury, harmonious finish. Quite ready-to-drink, although it did improve with breathing. This new blend of 60% Grenache, 2% Syrah, 10% Cinsault (not mentioned on the back label) and 10% Mourvèdre has 14.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L16186 on the lower part of the glass bottle. The recommended 2015 (**/**+) was released on June 10, 2017 at $19.95. CSPC 494674
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Woo Win
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Juicy, Ripe, Bright
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: The Côtes du Rhône-Villages appellation produces some of the most approachable and rewarding wines in the world. This one comes from vines averaging 40 years of age and is a classic GSM blend. It's juicy and attractive, with dark fruit, spring flowers and structured tannins. Enjoy it tonight or give it another 3+ years to develop further complexity. Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 15, 2021
Cases bought 249 (12 bottles per case)

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

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