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Grenache from France

Feb 7, 2018

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Al and Hugh discuss some interesting Grenache wines from France. 

The Wines

Domaine de la Colline St. Jean Vacqueyras '15 *** $$

Refined rustic red, spicy, deeply fruity, soft texture, complete

Gérard Bertrand "Grand Terroir" Tastaval, Cotes de Rousillon, '13  **1/2  $

Grenache, syrah, mouvedre blend, all 3 working together

Ch. de Marjolet Cotes-du-Rhone Villages "Laudun" Tradition '15  *** $ VALUE

Very complex, deeply flavored, dynamic, Chateauneuf du Pape look-alike

Domaine Chamfort Rasteau '14  **1/2  $$

Graceful, vibrant Cotes du Rhone, with classic Grenache notes