Chateau de Rouanne Rouanne et les Crottes Vinsobres 2019

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This wine possesses a majestic breadth and depth, yet still allows the verticality of the limestone and freshness of the salinity shine through. Harmonious balance of ripe strawberry, spicy gingerbread, and dried herbs. The distinctive freshness and saltiness of this Grenache, Syrah, Mourv dre blend makes it easy to pair with both rustic and sophisticated dishes. The smooth, red-fruit character of the wines make it a great choice for tomato-based dishes such as ratatouille, while the richness from the Syrah also allow it to pair with lamb, venison or beef. Blend: 70% Grenache, 40% Syrah Rich and well-built, this offers up a serious dark core of black currant and plum reduction flavors supported by graphite, humus and cast iron notes, with sweet bay leaf, violet and tobacco notes filling in the background. A wine with a smoldering intensity. Grenache and Syrah. Best from 2023 through 2032. Lastly, the 2019 Rouanne Et Les Crottes is the same 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah, not destemmed, and brought up in demi-muids. It’s more straight, structured, and tannic, with lots of black fruits and chalky minerality. Fresh, focused, medium to full-bodied, and balanced, it needs 2-3 years of bottle age and will have 10-15 years of overall longevity. Best after 2024. Rating: 91+

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