Mas Des Restanques Vacqueyras 2009, Ac, Vendanges Manuelles

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France


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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very pretty, mid-weight Rhone with a fragrant, classy if less ripe aroma of crab apple/sour plum fruit with...

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Description: Medium ruby in colour with medium intensity in the nose.

Positives: Lots of cherry, crabapple, raspberry, some earthiness & spruce. This wine is easy going with medium tannins & acidity making this a food friendly wine, such as pairing with rack of lamb or to drink on its own.

Negatives: As with its sister wine (Gigondas, reviewed by me), it has a high alcohol level and feel to it. Similarly, I found this wine a little watery. Not as earthy as other Vacqueryas'. Same thought as the modernist label as the Gigondas.

Interesting Notes: I compared the two wines & found this one far better & less expensive. I recommend this one. It just falls outside my Best Buy by $2.95.

Tasted: 27 Sept 11.

Score: 9+/10, Value: 8.5/10, Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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