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Château Saint Maurice Les Grès Laudun Christophe Valat, Vign. 2009 Wine Review

Château Saint Maurice Les Grès Laudun Christophe Valat, Vign. 2009

Château Saint Maurice Les Grès Laudun Christophe Valat, Vign. 2009

A.C., Côtes Du Rhône-Villages, France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Château Saint Maurice

Agent: Carto Enterprise

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Laudun’s best vineyards tend to be north-facing and grown on sandy clay. Interesting aromas include pomegranate and black licorice, plus the usual scents of plum, raspberry and pepper-spice. Dry, and due to zippy acidity with a very ripe core, is not at all jammy. A value-priced wine for the cellar: 3-5+ years. To enjoy now, decant for 2+ hours and serve. Juicy, delicious and full-bodied with alluring aromas of black cherry, cedar box, violets and smoke. Love it! Incredible price.

Food pairings: rare steaks, roast beef.

This Château Saint Maurice Les Grès Laudun Christophe Valat, Vign. 2009 was reviewed on January 21, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Aromas of bright cranberry, black cherry, sandalwood and dried herbs make for a delightfully complex and intriguing nose. Dry and medium bodied, the palate is just as satisfying and engaging, with good fruit character, herbs and a touch of mocha. A lengthy, lively finish. Very well priced, this will reward 3-5+ years in the cellar, or decant for 2+ hours and serve tonight Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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