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2015 Domaine Lafage Bastide Miraflors Vieilles VignesBlend from France

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

94

"This wine is almost too good to be true. A blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache that was brought up in concrete tanks (Grenache) and demi-muids (Syrah), the 2015 Bastide Miraflors Vieilles Vignes reminded me of a mini Syrah from California's Manfred Krankl (yes I just compared a $14 Syrah to Sine Qua Non). It's a ripe, sexy, heady beauty that exhibits a deep, purple color as well as killer notes of smoked meats, chocolate, blackberry and black raspberries. Deep, unctuous, open knit and layered, it continues to change in the glass, has a seamless and silky profile, and not a hard edge to be found. It's a sensational value that needs to be tasted to be believed. Drink it anytime over the coming 2-4 years."

Product Detail

Item # 101947
Country France
Region Roussillon
Sub-Region Cotes du Roussillon
Ratings

94 - Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2015
Color Red
ABV N/A
Varietal(s) Syrah / Shiraz, Grenache / Garnacha
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, black currant, dust and leather
Nose spice box, cedar, dark fruit, vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco and red fruit