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Cave De Tain 2011 Wine Review

Cave De Tain 2011

Cave De Tain  2011

Crozes Hermitage, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score: 1.5/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Cave De Tain

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits

Product: 572230

Product: 10678237

Product: 2155

More Vintages: 2007   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Spectacular for the money! Great intensity and depth of flavour in the glass; great pleasure and satisfaction in the mind. A lovely juicy, spicy wine with fleshy ripe cherries and smoke. Medium- to full-bodied and satin smooth. Terrific! Previous vintages of this wine have won the Gold Medal at the prestigious Concours des Grands Vins de France.

Food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef stew, grilled chicken.

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Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Deep garnet colour with purple tints. Nose of candied fruits and toasty overtones, cocoa beans, liquorice and spicy aromas. The palate is powerful, smooth and elegant. Full-bodied wine with silky tannins and ripe fruit. Well-balanced and exceptional concentration.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Couleur grenat foncée avec des tintes violet. Nez de fruits confits avec des tons rôtis, arômes de grains de cacao, réglisse et épices. Le palais est puissant, moelleux et élégant. Un vin charnu avec des tannins soyeux et des fruits murs. Bien

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool
Hard to believe that this robust French red wine is only 12.5% given how packed with flavour it is. This is the flagship wine for Cave de Tain winery and is made exclusively from Syrah grapes grown in alluvial granite plains. Finishes with anise and spice. Pair with grilled meats. - Community Wine Reviews

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