La Gourmande 2011 - 90 points, Wine Enthusiast/ Solid and firmly tannic, this is a wine with forward red-fruit flavors, a dry core and dense texture. The structure of this balanced wine along with its concentration promise aging.Add winemaker's notes
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La Gourmande 2011 - 90 points, Wine Enthusiast/ Solid and firmly tannic, this is a wine with forward red-fruit flavors, a dry core and dense texture. The structure of this balanced wine along with its concentration promise aging.
La Gourmande 2009 - 88 points, Wine & Spirits/ From an estate Vincent Van Gogh immortalized in one of his paintings, this wine paints its own clear picture of the area. It smells of warm earth and rocks and tastes of sweet cherries and black raspberries, with a mouthwatering, peppery spice. Like the land, it’s pretty yet a little rough around the edges– just the thing for lamb chops off the grill.
/ A recent rose wine worth seeking out is from the stunning 2006 vintage in the South of France, the lovely and almost translucent colored 2006 Mas de la Dame, Cuvee Gourmand, Coteaux d' Aix en Provence, from just outside of Les Baux, France. It is a gorgeous wine bone dry and full of strawberry and raspberry fruit. It has a very long finish and passes the "poolside" test that roses must pass in order to get the "must buy" rating. A delightful blend of 50 percent grenache, 15 percent cinsault, and 25 percent carignan, the wine's multi-dimensional qualities make this a sure bet to help beat the heat.
La Gourmande - A Best Value, Parker's Wine Bargains/ From the jagged Alpilles mountains immortalized by van Gogh comes this juicy, fruit-filled, intro-level blend of Grenache and Syrah garnished with herbs and black pepper.
La Gourmande 2005 - 4 Stars & a Great Value, Restaurant Wine/ A full-bodied, supple, well- balanced blend, with berry, pepper, and herb aromas/flavors. Long finish. 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah.
La Gourmande 2005/ Chewy and spicy with sweet cassis flavors and a hint of thyme, this organically farmed blend of syrah and Grenache is as rugged and fragrant as the countryside where it grows.
Red Wines/ This blend of Grenacha and Syrah is Mas de la Dame’s entry-level red, and it’s a nice way to start. Ripe black cherry aromas and touches of spice greet the nose, adding plum and licorice flavors on the palate. There’s plenty of heft, but the tannins are soft, making this approachable now.
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