Grape Variety: Mourvedre.
Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Côtes du Rhône; Rhône valley, France.
Price: $18.90 (with a 10% mixed case discount)
Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Paired With: Pizza with sauteed mushrooms, dried tomatoes, goat cheese and arugula.
Opened one hour before drinking. Clear, purple/ruby color with a light reddish rim. Slightly funky damp basement, barn wood, ripe plum and blackberry aromas with whiffs of spicy sage. Bold, dry, well balance with a full body and a mouthfeel that starts like fine Egyptian cotton and ends like canvas. Rich, juicy plum, blackberry and boysenberry flavors that’s surrounded by a black peppery core. Plenty of fresh acidity, very abundant super delicious leathery tannins and a long dusty fruit finish. WOW, substantial mouthfeel, strong dark fruit tastes that are not overpowering and a perfect grip to the tannins. Delicious and enticing Mourvedre varietal.
Alcohol Content: 14%
Closure: Reconstructed cork.
UPC Code: 3 760196 450108
Imported by: Barrique Wines; Durham, North Carolina.