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Chimères Domaine Lafage 2013 Wine Review

Chimères Domaine Lafage 2013

Chimères Domaine Lafage 2013

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

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Love the incredible range of styles that the Rhone region produces, like this intriguing red wine blend. Full-bodied and deeply savoury. Wow, so different: love it! Violets, black plum, deep dive black raspberry into a heart of welling darkness and satisfaction. Platonic ideal of concentration and depth with a long, sensuous finish that leaves you bathed in flavour satisfaction. Pair with hearty meat dishes and deep conversations. Produced by Domaine Lafage, this robust Rhone red wine from 2013 vintage of this Cotes du Roussillon Chimeres is a blend of mostly Grenache and Syrah grapes, with a splash of Carignan. The wine undergoes an extended cold-soak that's not in stainless steel tanks, then fermentation in 500 litre barrels. The vineyards are located close to the village of Maury in the Rhone Valley.

Food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hamburger.

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This Chimères Domaine Lafage 2013 was reviewed on October 3, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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The 2013 vintage of the Cotes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres is made from grapes that grow on 100+ year old vines The wine is aged 12 months in both 500-litre oak barrels and concrete vats. The vines are planted in schist soils. This wine is a joint project between Jean-Marc Lafage and Eric Solomon. The 2013 Cotes du Roussillon Chimeres is a robust red wine blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Carignan grapes. Good cellar wine. - Community Wine Reviews

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