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La Croix Belle 'Caringole' Rouge, Cotes de Thongue, Languedoc, France
90 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC Private Wine Stores: $18.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -48595
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WineScores' Review

Rustic, spicy, textural.
A blend of Syrah, Merlot and Carignan from the south of France it has the savoury and rustic character I come to expect from this area.
Wild berries and spice rub, bacon fat and vanilla aromas lead to a fresh palate of wild black and red berries, garrigue and spice. It is ripe, has textural tannins and a long grippy finish trailing cocoa flavours.


 
Recommended Pairings
Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, French Food


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-11-29 17:23:44.0

 

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