2017 Domaine De L'agly Les Cimes Cdrv Latour Dr FranceBlend from France
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- 95 Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
95 Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"Slightly darker fruited and less floral than the Entrée du Royaume, the 2017 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Les Cimes is a similarly styled wine, one that emphasizes silky elegance over sheer extract, yet it offers tremendous flavor and complexity. This blend is 45% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 15% Mourvèdre and 10% Carignan. Brimming with blueberries and plums, it hints at floral notes and includes a rich blend of dried spices. It's aged in 50% new oak (500-liter barrels) yet doesn't appear oaky at all, save perhaps for a soft dusting of wood tannins on the finish."
|Sub-Region||Coteaux de Languedoc|
95 - Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Syrah , Grenache / Garnacha, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut, Carignan / Carinena|
|Taste||currant, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, black currant, dust, leather, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast , vanilla, cherry, raspberry, licorice and anise|
|Nose||spice box, cedar, dark fruit, vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, red fruit, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper , mint, violet, rose petal, oak and mushroom|