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"Winemaker Marie Giraud can seemingly do no wrong when it comes to Grenache. From the estate’s younger vines and a ne...Read more...
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"Winemaker Marie Giraud can seemingly do no wrong when it comes to Grenache. From the estate’s younger vines and a new cuvee, the 2011 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Premices is a blend of 100% Grenache that’s aged one-third in 225-Liter French oak barrels and the balance in concrete tank for one year. Gorgeous all around and made in a friendly, seamless style, it possesses a translucent ruby color that’s followed by a perfumed array of kirsch, raspberry, flowers, and red licorice. Incredibly pure and smooth, with no hard edges and a silk-like texture, it stays light and elegant on the palate and is a joy to drink. Already approachable and ready to go...93" RR 03/13
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