Gérard Bertrand Saint Chinian Syrah/Mourvèdre 2011, Ap

Red Blend Red Blend
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

$18.95 (370247)

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February 21, 2015

Critic Reviews (4)

Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

The 2010 was impressive and the 2011 maybe even better. They have been making wine since the Middle Ages in St...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A smoky and savoury, black pepper and spent coffee ground-flavoured red blend here (of two reductive varieties, syrah...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

Saint-Chinian is a special village in the Languedoc where grapes have grown since the Middle Ages. Sandstone and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a mid-weight, chunky red with some skunky character- wet coffee grounds- around ripe plummy fruit and oak....

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Community Reviews (2)

carlost
carlost

Tasted April 2015

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

A bit of a disappointment here. Some decent blackberry fruit and pepper marred by the slightly off taste (skunky as DL aptly puts it) of used coffee grounds. There is enough good flavour here to provide some pleasure but thopse odd flavours really detract....and I do love the distinctiveness of thes wines of the south of France, but not when they are wierd). Tasted Feb 2015.

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