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70% Grenache (early 1990s), 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, destemmed, crushed, 3 day pre-fermentation cool maceration of Syrah at 12°C, 20-25 day vinification at 28-30°C, 2-3 part vat empyting/refillings, daily pumping overs, aged large barrels 12 months, filtered, 40,000 b

2013 ()

(bottling March 2015) deep, bright purple colour. Has a rather tired, oxidative nose, an air of jammy fruit. The attack is sweet, then gives tired, drying fruit on the palate. The freshness is there so either a bad sample or maturity has been pushed a little too hard. 14.5°. €20.50. Try from spring 2016. 2023-24 JL Dec 2014