Cave De Roquebrun Granges Des Combes 2013

Red Blend Red Blend
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

$18.95 (155804)

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February 06, 2016

Critic Reviews (5)

Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

dried tomato and black olive nose. fleshy mouth, mineral, responsible for compact black fruit and spices; somewhat...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

What a distinctive southern French red - it's rare to find sub-$20 wines with this much character, class and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This has a pretty, nicely lifted nose of pure currants, garrigue, pepper and background oak. Nice sense of clarity...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

From Schistous hillsides of Roquebrun, this firm and friendly SGM is the bomb of Beziers. Meaty and wise, its heart...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Another great value wine from Saint-Chinian, a sunny appellation sandwiched between the regions of Minervois and...

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Community Reviews (5)

Vladimir Torres
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David Brodati
David Brodati

Deep ruby colour. Fairly intense and complex nose of florals, red berry, cherry, blackberry, licorice, pepper, a funky earthy note and a hint of V.A. All three varieties represent'n. The palate offers juicy medium plus acidity, mild tannin. There's a nice freshness and vibrancy here. Very good length. Excellent value. Feb. 2016.

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Michael Loken
Michael Loken

A real value for the price paid, this wine has a full, round mouth feel with good length. Dark fruit, cassis and oak. The tannins are very smooth, almost silky. It is evident that this wine was produced in a warm climate.

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

As always, a ripe deeply fruited wine from St Chinian. Authentic and distinctive. Black pepper, herbs black olive all serve to complement the dark fruit flavours. A fine value. Tasted April 2016.

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