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Vallée Des Aigles 2013 Wine Review

Vallée Des Aigles 2013

Vallée Des Aigles 2013

Côtes De Roussillon-Villages, Midi A.P., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Vallée Des Aigles

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A terrific southern French red wine: this is the 2013 vintage of the Côtes du Roussillon Villages which is a robust blend of 40% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 15% equal parts of Mourvèdre and Carignan. The wine is vinified in concrete tanks then aged in large oak barrels, of which a small portion is new oak. Lots of generous aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Pair with grilled meats.

Food pairings: rustic sausage stew, grilled flat-iron steak, grilled lamb chops.

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This Vallée Des Aigles 2013 was reviewed on March 29, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Loads of black cherry, purple plum skin, black raspberry, crushed violet, graphite, iron, smoked meat, garrigue and sanguine notes in this Roussillon blend. Stunning stuff. 92 Points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lots of inviting dark fruit on the nose with violet and earth and mint, carrying through to the palate - a blend of 40% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and 15% each of Carnignan and Mourvedre....well integrated tannins, well done. Highly recommend.
Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Intriguing stemmy fruit, cassis and a fresh, eucalyptus notes on the nose. Very fresh and moderately firm; medium in body, marginally ripe black fruit flavours and ripe tannins.
The 2013 Côtes du Roussillon Villages is a blend of 40% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 15% each of Mourvèdre and some Carignan. Lots of plum, fresh berry fruit, strawberries, garrigues herbs and lavender on this medium-bodied wine. Easy to drink and enjoy. - Community Wine Reviews

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