drink-now2013 Côtes du Rhône, St Julien en St Alban, Vieille Serine, Eric Texier

Product: 2013-0750-00-1320198
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Description

Still in the Ardèche, this is from old 70-year-old Serine, a venerable Syrah clone, grown on gneiss, with no sulphur dioxide added at all. The 2013 has impressive mineral-tinged black cherry fruit backed up by peppery notes. The palate is meaty and lively with raspberry and cherry fruit. Overall the impression is one of structure, Corinthian rather than Doric, and purity of intent.

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Bottle Price 75cl $295.00
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