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TAVEL 2020 AC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CHÂTEAU D'AQUÉRIA
This REPEAT was assessed from a new bottle just purchased at the LCBO. Bright light reddish colour. Intense, spicy, ripe, red-apple-plum nose with some faintly floral, mineral notes. Dry, medium bodied, nicely structured, tangy, gently spicy, ripe apple-plum flavours with a lingering, bright, fresh, still youthful, crisp finish. Versatile - would work well with salmon and/or roast chicken. The entire Southern Rhone commune of Tavel is dedicated 100% to Rosé - no reds or whites. This new blend of 45% Grenache, 20% Clairette, 15% Cinsault, 8% Mourvèdre, 6% Syrah, 4% Bourboulenc & 2% Picpoul has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with a NEW lot number LT1097 on the back label. CSPC 319368
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating ***(90 points)
Spicy, Bright, Fresh, Harmonious
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Château d'Aquéria 2020 Tavel is dry, full-bodied Tavel fragrant with sage, lavender, rose petals, dried strawberry and earthy aromas with a soft orange finish on the palate. Produced from mostly Grenache with Clairette, Cinsault, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Bourboulenc and Picpoul added to the mix. Chill and enjoy with grilled salmon. Drink: 2021-2023. Score - 92 (nataliemaclean.com, May 21, 2021) Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 4, 2021
Cases bought 358 (12 bottles per case)

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

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