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Bastide Miraflors Vieilles Vignes Syrah Grenache 2015 Wine Review

Bastide Miraflors Vieilles Vignes Syrah Grenache 2015

Bastide Miraflors Vieilles Vignes Syrah Grenache 2015

Côtes De Roussillon, Midi A.P., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Bastide Miraflors

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

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Domaine Lefage. A towering southern French red wine blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache grapes. The Grenache component of the wine was aged for 1 year in 80% concrete tanks while the Syrah was matured in 500-litre demi-muids (large barrels). Purple plums and blueberry pie on the nose and palate of this robust, smooth, juicy French red wine. Pair with hamburgers and relish with salsa on the side. MINE: Lafage 2014 Bastide Miraflors is a robust red wine from the Côtes du Roussillon. Only 10,000 cases produced. OTHER: Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review: I must confess that the first word in my tasting notes for this red wine is "YUM!" The next written words are as follows: inky; luscious red and black fruit;coffee; hint of chocolate; blackcurrant leaf; polishing tannins; medium(+) acidity; long juicy finish. Full body. All I would need as a reader to purchase this wine. I might add Good Value at the end for this French wine at $20. Buy a case for the upcoming holiday season - yes, I went there. Tasted: October 2016. OTHER: This wine is almost too good to be true. A blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache that was brought up in concrete tanks (Grenache) and demi-muids (Syrah), the 2015 Bastide Miraflors Vieilles Vignes reminded me of a mini Syrah from California's Manfred Krankl (yes I just compared a $14 Syrah to Sine Qua Non). It's a ripe, sexy, heady beauty that exhibits a deep, purple color as well as killer notes of smoked meats, chocolate, blackberry and black raspberries. Deep, unctuous, open knit and layered, it continues to change in the glass, has a seamless and silky profile, and not a hard edge to be found. It's a sensational value that needs to be tasted to be believed. Drink it anytime over the coming 2-4 years. Drink Date: 2017-2021. Score - 94 (Jeb Dunnuck, robertparker.com, April 28, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews
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