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Abbaye De Sylva Plana La Closeraie Carignan Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre 2005 Wine Review

Abbaye De Sylva Plana La Closeraie Carignan Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre 2005

Abbaye De Sylva Plana La Closeraie Carignan Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre 2005

A.C. Faugères, Midi, France

Community Score:90/100

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Price: $19.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Abbaye De Sylva

Agent: Currie's Wine Selection

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Another fine example of what old-vines Carignan can bring to a blend (the other partners are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre). Deep purple in color. Aromas are a mélange of cassis, vanilla bean, garrigue, plum, and cured meats. Dry, balanced, fresh, and impeccably made with very good structure. Lots of berry and garrigue flavors on the palate. Enjoy this medium full-bodied wine with grilled lamb with sage. My note: Rich and voluptuous with seductively fleshy black fruit. Mocha, cassis and blackberry mingle on the palate. Full-bodied and smooth with a good finish.

Carignan Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre food pairings: roast pork, black bean dishes, cold meats.

This Abbaye De Sylva Plana La Closeraie Carignan Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre 2005 was reviewed on February 28, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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