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60% Grenache, 40% Carignan, old vines, cask-aged 16 months, first wine 2002, 6,400 b

2003

the bouquet bears black jam of enormous intensity – it shows licorice, and is rather downhome in a sea of ripe black fruit. The palate holds black fruits, coffee, a sweet-toned, very ripe black berries, and also an earthy violet and juniper mix late on. Its alcohol is present here, but is attached to its content. It ends a bit short. Rather a Way Out, Man wine. 15°. “It showed a lot of tar at first, but a lot less now. Chili con Carne good with this,” L.Combier. I would put up wild boar, to be eaten exactly where it was shot. 2013-15 Jan 2008

2002

sound red colour. Quite aromatic fruit on nose, with some reserve still. Plum fruits, then licorice, herby ending, mineral aftertaste.