Chateau de Beaucastel, Frankreich
Deep ruby. Dark berries, dried cherry, anise and lavender on the highly perfumed nose. Offers intense cassis and bitter cherry flavors with sexy floral pastille and spicecake nuances. Aeration brings out a smoky quality that carries through the long, smooth, gently tannic finish. There is 40% mourvedre here but I would not have guessed it based on this wines forward, voluptuous character.
92/100 Vinous/Josh Raynolds
Frankreich / Rhone