2017 Domaine Les Grands Bois Rasteau Cuvee MarcBlend from France
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From the Winemakers' Website: "The last parcel to be acquired by the Bernardeau's in 2004 with a small surface area of just 3 ha. of Appellation Rasteau's 47 ha. 15 days of fer...
- 95 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
95 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
Also stunning, the 2017 Rasteau Marc checks in as 50% Grenache and 25% each of Syrah and Mourvèdre that spent just under a year in demi-muids. Gorgeous notes of cassis, blackberries, ground herbs, and earth all emerge from this rich, Provençal, full-bodied Rasteau. With ultra-fine tannins, incredible balance, and a great finish, it too is one of the finest wines I’ve tasted from this estate.
From the Winemakers' Website: "The last parcel to be acquired by the Bernardeau's in 2004 with a small surface area of just 3 ha. of Appellation Rasteau's 47 ha. 15 days of fermentation at 18-20°C. Punching and rack and return. Matured in big oak barrels for 11 months".
|Sub-Region||Cotes du Rhone|
95 - Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha, Syrah , Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, currant, blueberry, strawberry, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast and vanilla|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, spice box, cedar, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper and mint|