Tessellae Louis Roche Old Vines 2011, Côtes Du Roussillon

Gsm GSM
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

$17.00 (343517)

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October 12, 2013

Critic Reviews (4)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a wild flavour ride typical of the Roussillon, with savoury wild blueberry aromas linked to wild...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Big and burly, with old wood, gritty tannin. One of those aaargh! Wines that you want to accompany a pepper steak....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Vintages catalogue describes this as old vine carignan but is actually a blend of Rhone varieties. It has a rather...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Lovers will be delighted by this colossal big colored wine, black and thick; warm and raised at will. Lots of volume,...

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Community Reviews (3)

Mike de Maria
Mike de Maria

Just what I want out of a Southern France wine - dark fruit and savoury flavours in harmony. Medium full bodied, with nice structure and acidity. It's like a bite of venison with an herbal savoury blueberry sauce in a bottle.

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Neil Phillips
Neil Phillips

Deep purple, with brighter red on the rim.

Nose of sweet spice cake, molasses biscuit, red plums, blueberry, a hint of vanilla. The alcohol is prevalent on the nose.

Racy on the palate, all about the bright red fruits (slightly stewed - almost chutney-like) with pepper, dried herbs, capsicum.

Medium-plus tannins remain firm, though it finished a tad shorter than I expected, initially. Having said that, structure is very good.

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