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Le Riche Richesse 2016 Wine Review

Le Riche Richesse 2016

Le Riche Richesse 2016

Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.6%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Le Riche Richesse

Agent: Lusocape

More Vintages: 2017 

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Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

From Stellenbosch, South Africa, a blend of all the French suspects- Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet France (in descending order!)
Full-bodied with black current aromas, leading to a palate of red berries. Medium acidity and high tannins. A dry, gamey, smoky finish. Decant or age further. Serve with red meats and stews. Tasted February 2020.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Cabernet Sauvignon blend with Cinsault, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. Good broad nose exhibiting ripe plum, cassis, and cherry with oak and leather notes, and a touch of alcohol. Firm but round tannins, bright acidity, and a full but not excessive body. Nice red blend, best with food, especially a rack of lamb or a rare cut of beef.
Le Riche Richesse 2016 is a plushy and easy-drinking Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Cinsault and Malbec red wine blend from the Stellenbosch wine region in South Africa. Look for ripe dark plum, cassis, dark chocolate, earthy and smoky flavours savoury on the palate. Tannins are firm. - Community Wine Reviews

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