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Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2012 Wine Review

Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2012

Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2012

Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Michel Gassier

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A smooth, supple almost full-bodied southern French red wine. Violets and black currant aromas. Good acidity and balanced structure. Pair with grilled chicken.

Syrah food pairings: game meats, rare roast beef, spice-braised lamb, cheddar, grilled pork chops.

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This Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2012 was reviewed on June 27, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A Syrah with lots of personality from France's Southern Rhone region. Dark garnet red with a nose of ripe red fruit, spice and a hint of violets. A zippy palate gives ripe red fruit, pepper and smoke, with racy acidity and a long spicy finish. This wine will turn dinner into a party!
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A Southern Rhone Syrah with a touch of Viognier to add elegance. Pretty florals, red berries, pepper and bacon on the finish. Smooth and approachable with cleansing acidity. Easy drinking red wine and less than $20. Good value I'd say.
Sip on it's own with a smile...and cheese.
Tasted: June 2015
This French red wine is made from Syrah with a splash of Viognier grapes to lift the mid-palate. This Southern Rhône wine is dry and savoury, made from vines that the winemaker called "the Pillars." - Community Wine Reviews

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