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Domaine De Grand Garant Le Vivier Fleurie 2013 Wine Review

Domaine De Grand Garant Le Vivier Fleurie 2013

Domaine De Grand Garant Le Vivier Fleurie 2013

Beaujolais A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Domaine De Grand Garant

Agent: Hobbs & Co. - Perigon

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Robust Beaujolais that has nothing to do style-wise with nouveau. Dark cherry and a core of sensuality in this medium-bodied, smooth, supple French red wine made from the Gamay grape.

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This Domaine De Grand Garant Le Vivier Fleurie 2013 was reviewed on December 6, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lovely medium body pale ruby with a hint of purple Gamay. Fresh red and black cherry, a touch of spice, supple tannins, and refreshing acidity. The length is long on a'n velvet finish. Easily enjoyed on it's own. I would have liked to try this wine with my friend 's deer meat sausage. Fleurie is found in the north of Beaujolais and covers approximately 3 sq. miles. The soil here is made up of mostly pinkish granite which makes it a unique locale in the Beaujolais region. Known for producing light, aromatic wines. Good value.
Tasted: December 2014
Jessica Nagy rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Cassis and black cherry with characteristic Swedish berry on the nose. The satiny tannins and crisp acidity with a hit of minerality allow this Gamay to punch above its weight class.
Paired with a mushroom ravioli in tomato and goat's cheese sauce with arugula and, while not a perfect match, the acidity in the wine stood up well to the creamy sauce.
This Cru Beaujolais is made by Claude Grosjean, the daughter of a winemaker in the region of Fleurie. She took over the vines of her father in 1982. This wine comes from a small 40 acre plot of 60-year-old Gamay vines on the lieu-dit "Le Vivier" made of sandy pink granite soil. This Beaujolais shows blackberry with a good centre of minerality. Pair this red wine with cured meats or grilled fish. The 2013 vintage of the Fleurie Le Vivier finishes with dark berries and smoke. - Community Wine Reviews

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