Gérard Bertrand Saint Chinian Syrah/Mourvèdre 2009, Ac

Gérard Bertrand Saint Chinian Syrah/Mourvèdre 2009, Ac Bottle

Red Blend Red Blend
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

$17.95 (370247)

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Aug 16, 2014

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mharris146
mharris146

At 16.95 an incredible value. Well structured, medium bodied red that is extremely versatile in pairing with food. .

4.54.5
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Tyler Philp
Tyler Philp

With a few minutes in the decanter, this Syrah-Mourvèdre blend opens up beautifully to show a mixture of sweet and spiced fruit aromas followed by a medium weight on the palate. Ample sweetness of fruit balanced by bright acidity to a dry and slightly chalk-textured finish. This really hits the mark and will pair perfectly with beef or lamb over the Thanksgiving holiday. Tasted Sept 2012.

4.54.5
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Wine 4  Me
Wine 4 Me

Initially reticent, this St. Chinian tooks some coaxing to bring it out of hiding. Once it emerged, it displayed ample cool blackberry fruit along with notes of pepper/spice. Just medium-bodied with fine tannnin, to me, this leans more towards a north Rhone red that a southern France red. Long finishing, with great purity in the fruit. Very fine with a decant now, but I suspect even better in a year or two. Excellent value. Tasted Sept 2012.

4.54.5
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Smooth as silk. Very good value.

4.54.5
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Laurie Fox
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