Gabriel Meffre Laurus Cotes Du Rhone Villages 2016

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A blend of 65% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 5% Mourvèdre. Partial destemming and crushing upon arrival at the winery. 3 weeks of maceration with punch-downs and pumping over. 80% of the wine is aged in 275-litre oak Laurus barrels for 15 months (1 and 2-year barrels). Bottled at 14.5%. (Bottle size 750ml)

Nose: Warm plum and raspberry compote notes gliding through, lined with black tea and incense accents that blossom and linger on the finish.

Palate: Fruit entry, dark red fruit, hints of tea leaf mid-palate, savoury with notes of dried herbs such as thyme.

Finish: Lingering black tea leaf note. Very elegant with a fine powdery tannin.

Based in Gigondas since 1936, The Gabriel Meffre House is known for a sustainably and socially responsible approach. Their style of wine is round, generous and approachable from the young while delivered age worthy characters. It is embodied by their vision Semper Voluptas engraved on the bottles which means always a pleasure.


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