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Lafage 2015 Wine Review

Lafage 2015

Lafage 2015

Côté Sud, Côtes Catalanes I.G.P., France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Lafage

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Gorgeous weave of aromas on the nose here: ripe blackberry on the palate of this full-bodied, supple French red wine that's a blend of Syrah and Grenache grapes. The vines are planted on south-facing terraces at the foot of the Pyrenees, Cote Sud translates to South Side. The white sister wine of this red is called Cote Est or East Side... sounds like a Broadway musical. Eastside Story ;) This southern French red wine was matured in concrete tanks. This wine will reward short-term cellaring of a few years. Pair with grilled meats.

Food pairings: breaded veal cutlets, duck breast with celeriac purée, pomegranate gastrique and Brussel sprout ragout, tagliatelle alla Bolognese, herb-rubbed roast.

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This Lafage 2015 was reviewed on March 1, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Lafage 2015 is a full-bodied Syrah and Grenache Noir red wine blend with fleshy blackberry, ripe red berries, seductive black plum, garrigue herbs and spicy pepper flavours on the palate. Tannins are grippy and this beauty can benefit from a few years of cellar ageing. Lots to love starting with the abundance of dark fruit ripened under the sunshine of the South-facing Côtes Catalanes Pyrenees slopes. Tank aged to preserve freshness and purity of fruit. Drink now and for the next three years. - Community Wine Reviews

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