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Château Paradis 2011 Wine Review

Château Paradis 2011

Château Paradis 2011

Coteaux D'aix En Provence A.P., France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Paradis

Agent: Liquid Art Fine Wines

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Full-bodied and muscular southern French red wine from Provence with charred black fruit, smoke and dark spice. Pair with grilled meats.

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This Château Paradis 2011 was reviewed on July 11, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2015  2012 

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Tannins in this wine can be a palate buster - Caution! All kidding aside this is red wine goes into the heavy weight category. Deep inky ruby colour in the glass is a foreshadowing of the intense nose of black fruit, charred oak, baking spices and tobacco. There's a lift of herbes de Provence. Bright acidity tries to calm the tannins. I'd venture trying this wine in 5-10 years. This wine scored 91 points from Robert Parker. Decant 2 hours or more in you are enjoying today. Pair with salt, fat, protein. Salted Brazilian style BBQ meats.
Tasted: June 2015
Made by Xavier et Odile Thieblin, this robust Provence red wine has a nice nose but is a little short on the finish. The 2011 vintage of the Coteaux d'Aix Provence is mainly Cabernet Sauvignon, with just a dash of Grenache and Syrah grapes. The wine was matured in concrete tanks, with just a small fraction in oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

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