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Mille X Les Vignerons De Jacqueras Saint Vincent Syrah Rosé 2008 Wine Review

Mille X Les Vignerons De Jacqueras Saint Vincent Syrah Rosé 2008

Mille X Les Vignerons De Jacqueras Saint Vincent Syrah Rosé 2008

A.C., Costières de Nîmes, France

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $13.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Rosés


Winery: Mille X

Agent: Lacey International

Product: 119552

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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This winery offers proof that the Romans made their mark in the Rhône millennia ago. The vineyards for the production of this vibrant rosé are situated 10 Roman miles (hence, ‘Mille X’ – a Roman mile is equivalent to 1000 paces) away from the city of Nîmes. In fact, a milestone marker, as depicted on the label, was erected by the Romans and still stands amongst the vines. The wine is a blend of Syrah, Grenache and Cinsaut, crafted using the saignée method. Enjoy this flavorful, citrus- and cranberry-infused rosé with grilled prawns and summer salads. My note: Lovely basket of strawberries and rose petals. Increase your happiness. Medium-bodied and supple. Bone-dry.

This was reviewed August 29, 2009 by

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