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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BASTIDE MIRAFLORS
This 13th release at Vintages is another winner! Very deep intense purple colour. The nose is bright, intense and gently spicy with lots of faintly smoky, ripe, cassis-plum-cherry purée fruit with a hint of toasty, mocha-chocolate. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, bright, intense, ripe, plum-cherry-cassis flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, faintly smoke-tinged, lifted, blueberry compote finish. This delicious, harmonious, ready-to-drink, blend of 70% Syrah (in concrete tanks) and 30% Grenache (in 600 litre oak demi-muid barrels) has 14.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L21312A on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 320499
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country France
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Fresh, Ripe, Complex
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Richly fruited and spicy at the same time, the wine shows dark berry, toasted spice, game, thyme and almond notes on the nose. It's equally attractive on the palate offering excellent fruit intensity together with fleshy texture and fine grainy tannins, offering structure as well as approachability. At its best: now to 2026. Score - 94 (Sam Kim, wineorbit.co.nz, Nov. 2021) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 2, 2022
Cases bought 999 (12 bottles per case)

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

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