2012 Chateau De Segries Tavel RoseBlend from France
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"The wine is made from 50% Grenache, 30% Cinsault, 15% Clairette, 5% Syrah. The age of the vines is 30 years. Traditional vinification at low temperature, "vin de saignée" with...
- 90 Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media
- 90 Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
90 Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media
"Pale red. Red berry and cherry aromas are strongly accented by smoky herbs, anise and lavender. Round and juicy, offering intense bitter cherry and raspberry flavors and a late note of peppery spices. In a rich, classic Tavel style but quite lively, finishing with impressive power and lingering spiciness."
90 Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"Possessing a deep raspberry color, the superb 2012 Tavel is loaded with ripe black cherries, lavender and melon like aromas and flavors that give way to a substantial, rich, yet pure and classy palate. A big rose, it stays beautifully fresh and lively. Enjoy it over the coming year or two. Drink now-2013"
"The wine is made from 50% Grenache, 30% Cinsault, 15% Clairette, 5% Syrah. The age of the vines is 30 years. Traditional vinification at low temperature, "vin de saignée" with a maceration during one night in cement vat. "Dark pink rose. This wine has lovely balance, distinct minerality, and a pleasant tartness. It evokes cherry skins, rose petals, and red berries. a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Cinsault, 15% Clairette, and 5% Syrah made saignée style." -Importer
90 - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media
90 - Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha, Cinsault, Clairette, Syrah / Shiraz|
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, strawberry, vanilla, musk, apple, lemon, honeysuckle, spice, floral, currant and blueberry|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, game, tar, dust, apple, lemon, citrus, apricot, acidic, spice box and cedar|