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Esprit De Granit 2015 Wine Review

Esprit De Granit 2015

Esprit De Granit 2015

Saint-Joseph, Rhône A.P., France

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Cave De Tain's Esprit De Granit 2015 is a rich and full-bodied 100% Syrah red wine. Deep ruby in the glass, scented with ripe blueberry, spice and smoky aromas, this Syrah has ripe black raspberry, blueberry, earthy florals and cake spice flavours on the palate. Vibrant acidity for food. Decant 2 hours prior to pouring with a grilled pepper steak. The vines for this robust French red wine are planted in granite terraces on the Rhône River's western banks. The wine was matured 14 months in 50% new French oak barrels and was not fined or filtered.

Food pairings: rich lamb, beef stroganoff, barbecued ribs, fruit chutneys, cassoulet, steak fajitas.

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This Esprit De Granit 2015 was reviewed on November 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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The vines for this robust French red wine are planted on the granite terraces on the Rhône River's western banks of Saint-Joseph. Cave De Tain's Esprit De Granit 2015 is a rich and full-bodied 100% Syrah red wine. Deep ruby in the glass, scented with ripe blueberry, spice and smoky aromas, this Syrah has ripe black raspberry, blueberry, earthy florals and cake spice flavours on the palate. Vibrant acidity for food and tannins are firm. Cellar for another three years and drink for 10 years thereafter. This is beautiful Rhone red just coming into its own. - Community Wine Reviews

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