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Famille Perrin Les Christins Vacqueyras Grenache 2013 Wine Review

Famille Perrin Les Christins Vacqueyras Grenache 2013

Famille Perrin Les Christins Vacqueyras Grenache 2013

Rhone A.C., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2016-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Famille Perrin

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Concentrated and complex southern French red wine from the heart of the Rhone Valley, with deep, satisfying layers of blackberry liqueur on the nose and palate. Smooth yet mouth-filling. Pair with roast beef.

Grenache food pairings: pepper steak, roast beef, sausage cassoulet.

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This Famille Perrin Les Christins Vacqueyras Grenache 2013 was reviewed on December 30, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Dark ruby in the glass and quite complex on the nose, this Vacqueyras from Southern Rhone is lip smackingly delicious. Flavors of dark fruit, leather, floral, dark chocolate and cracked pepper, well integrated tannins - a very well made wine from start to finish.
Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted July 8th 2017 with good friends at our house for dinner. Colour medium ruby, medium plus legs. Aromas, raspberry, red plum, cherry, clove. Taste lots of fruit, dry, medium plus body, nice sweet tannin, good acidity, smooth and mouthwatering. Paired with grilled beef tenderloin, herbs de Provence and baby portobello mushroom sauce.
This Vacqueyras is a robust red wine blend of 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah grapes. Drink for the next six years. - Community Wine Reviews

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