Lavau Rasteau 2014, Ac

Red Blend Red Blend
Rhone, France

$19.95 (394650)

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October 14, 2017

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Here's a very correct, pleasant southern Rhone that captures a comfy balance and easy appeal, without resorting to...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Lavau’s Rasteau is a classic 50-50 split of grenache and syrah from yet another warm Rhône vintage (aren’t they all)...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A rich, velvety and now ready to drink Rasteau with the power attributed to the wines of the region. Expectedly...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A particularly green and stemmy, firm and tightly wound Rasteau, with astringent, dusty tannins and bright acids in...

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Community Reviews (1)

Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

50/50 Grenache and Syrah blend. In the glass, this has medium intensity aromas of black plum, dark berry, raspberry, licorice, garrigue, and wood spice with hints of black pepper notes. It's medium+ bodied on the palate with smooth, supple tannins that are just a touch grippy and gain volume with time. Chocolate, raspberry, blackberry, red currant flavours, with touches of sour cherry and charcuterie notes appear on the palate. Acids are fresh and juicy and the finish length is very good, ending with a savoury aftertaste. Shows good complexity overall. Tasted Sept/2017.

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