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2015 Cabirau Maury Sec Serge And NicolasBlend from France

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After 27 years importing wine, HPS President Dan Kravitz took the plunge and purchased 13.5 acres of vineyard land in Roussillon. Named Cabirau after the vineyard’s original de...

  • 94 Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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94

"One of the blockbusters in the vintage is unquestionably the 2015 Maury Sec Serge & Nicolas. Made from the usual blend of 60% Grenache, 28% Syrah and 12% Carignan that was brought up primarily in tank, it has awesome notes of blackberries, licorice, crushed rocks and violets. With off the charts purity, full-bodied richness and finely polished tannin, it’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face over the coming 5-7 years."

Product Description:

After 27 years importing wine, HPS President Dan Kravitz took the plunge and purchased 13.5 acres of vineyard land in Roussillon. Named Cabirau after the vineyard’s original designation, the domaine lies on a hill below the famed Cathar fortress of Queribus. Planted to Grenache, it includes a prized 3.5 acre parcel of 60 year-old vines.

Named “SERGE & NICOLAS” after vigneron Serge Soulatge (who tends to Dan’s vines) and winemaker Nicolas Burger of the VTV cooperative (of which Dan is now a full-fledged member!)

The softness of Grenache is balanced by the mineral backbone extracted from the schistous soils. The Syrah and Carignan add pronounced spicy and peppery components. Intense yet subtle…" - Importer

Product Detail

Item # 103281
Country France
Region Roussillon
Sub-Region Roussillon
Ratings

94 - Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2015
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Grenache / Garnacha, Syrah / Shiraz, Carignan / Carinena
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, currant, blueberry, strawberry, cherry, raspberry, licorice and anise
Nose vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, spice box, cedar, violet, rose petal, oak and mushroom