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Gérard Bertrand Syrah Grenache 2011 Wine Review

Gérard Bertrand Syrah Grenache 2011

Gérard Bertrand Syrah Grenache 2011

Languedoc A.P., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $17.00

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Gérard Bertrand

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury and juicy with meaty, dark spice character. Amazing QPR: quality price quality. This is mostly Syrah and Grenache in the blend. The greater diurnal shift (change) between daytime and night-time temperatures in the region intensifies the dark fruit and dense cassis character of the wine. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for a minimum of 12 months. Pair with prime rib.

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This Gérard Bertrand Syrah Grenache 2011 was reviewed on May 2, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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

Price performer! 90 pts Wine Spectator Smart Buys. This silky wine from the Languedoc region of France has lots to offer at $17. Baked cherry, cassis, black pepper, baking spices with medium+ balanced acidity. Tastes like a higher price tag. Pair with finer cuts of beef or crudite plate.
TAsted: May 2015
Jason Beggs rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a great alternative to overwhelming California steak wines. It has strong flavours of blackberry and currants with hints of flint and black pepper to balance it. Enjoy with a filet mignon or marinated flank steak. It could also just as easily be sipped with strong cheeses. ..it seems like a mature wine that knows what it wants to be when it grows up. The price seems a bit lower than it should be...a very good wine.
Although the Languedoc is the largest wine growing region in France, it is by no means short on quality. Rather the value for the taste and quality is extraordinary here. - Community Wine Reviews

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