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Alain Jaume Clos De Sixte 2015 Wine Review

Alain Jaume Clos De Sixte 2015

Alain Jaume Clos De Sixte 2015

Lirac, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Alain Jaume

Agent: Groupe Soleil

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This Alain Jaume Clos De Sixte 2015 was reviewed on January 6, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Big and juicy! This wine usually plays heavy on the Grenache. There's Shiraz and Mourvedre playing supporting roles here. This wine can be a little heavy on the alcohol, but it is so rich that you pay it no mind. 15% alcohol is probably a conservative guess for this wine.
Glass-coating blackish-ruby. It smells like squashed cherries and berries. Coffee and vanilla wafting in too.
The flavours are intense. Licorice, cherry, boisenberry, wine gums, and a chocolatey finish.
Lirac is a fine place to go for ultra ripe wines. Decant for at least half an hour, cellar short term to enjoy the fruitiness, or serve it blind to Santa Barbara fans. They will love it, surely.
Alain Jaume & Fils' Clos de Sixte (2015) is a dry, full-bodied red Rhone with a liquid cherry core. So sexy with a full mid-palate of ripe blackberries, cherries, anise and dried herbs. Decant for two hours prior to serving with a prime rib roast, but the wine can easily hold in cellar for another five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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