Mas Des Bressades Cuvée Excellence 2008, Ac Costières De Nîmes

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$19.95 (708750)

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April 30, 2011
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Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This has a huge nose of tar, pepper, capers/iodine, meaty notes from brettanomyces, and black olive tapenade - very...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Nose of tar and fresh leather, quite lifted, with geranium leaf, and sweet beetroot. Palate shows plenty of...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Pure brettanomyces (horse sweat), a defect in my view. Tasted March 2011.

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Tim Manessy
Tim Manessy

My first experience with brettanomyces (I bought this bottle intentionally based on controversial reviews).
I'm not one to shy away from dominant aromas, but while I was able to find salty meat, baked blackberry and eucalyptus, I was overwhelmed by the brett and found this wine undrinkable. Like I'd been to the farm and didn't wash my hands before dinner.

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