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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer XAVIER VIGNON
A THIRD REPEAT of the 2020 that was last released on April 29, 2023 at $19.95. Medium-deep garnet colour. Slightly spicy, ripe, baked, plum-cherry-raspberry nose with some licorice-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium+ bodied, bright, spicy, ripe, intense, plum-cassis-raspberry flavours with a lingering, sandalwood-licorice-tinged finish. Don’t wait, it’s quite ready-to-drink now. This 14.5% alcohol organic blend of 75% Syrah, 10% Grenache,10% Mourvèdre and 5% other grape varieties has 2 g/L residual sugar with NEW lot number L3199S on the upper part of the glass bottle. CSPC 297317
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **+(88.5 points)
Bright, Ripe, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Aromas of berries, Mediterranean herbs, licorice and smoke. Medium- to full-bodied with silky tannins. Poised and juicy with a vivid finish. Better in a year or two. [Drink through 2027.] Score - 91 (jamessuckling.com, May 22, 2023) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 18, 2023
Cases bought 1499 (12 bottles per case)

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