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2009 - Domaine Bila Haut L'esquerda
Sub Region Cotes du Roussillon Villages
Varietal(s) Grenache / Garnacha, Carignan / Carinena, Syrah / Shiraz
library code: 72658
From the Critics:
- "From Grenache with a bit of Carignan and roughly one-third matured in larger cask, the Bila-Haut 2009 Cotes du Roussillon-Villages Lesquerde L'Esquerda is grown on granitic soil in the town - high up above the Agly and west of Maury - for which it is named, and where Chapoutier has taken-on considerable acreage. Due to have been bottled in May, it is redolent of fennel, bracken, arbor vitae, and cinnamon behind which well-up ripe purple plum and blueberry that lusciously saturate the palate. Low-toned suggestions of carob and walnut add counterpoint to the herbal and fruit intensity exhibited in a strong, penetrating finish. This ought to prove versatile over at least the next 4-5 years. " (06/11) -
- "Powerful and complex, with pepper and iron notes behind the dark currant, wild plum and dried raspberry flavors. Mineral and slate linger on the muscular finish, with hints of smoke and mint. Drink now through 2019. 2,000 cases made. KM" (2012) -