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Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2015 Wine Review

Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2015

Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2015

Costières De Nîmes, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Michel Gassier

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

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This Michel Gassier Les Piliers Syrah 2015 was reviewed on April 30, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Tasty and well made Costières de Nîmes (a Southern Rhône appellation with growing appeal for inexpensive and concentrated wines).
This wine is mostly Shiraz, with a splash of Viognier. Adding a white in small doses to a red (at the right time of the winemaking process) does not dilute the wine. It will actually held adjust and retain the deep colour. It also adds some complexity and spice.
In this wine, we see pretty colour (deep ruby and purple) and terrific aromatics for the price.
Curramt jam, mulberry, plum, and cracked pepper are pretty abundant. There is also some smoke, vanilla, and cedar bough from the oak.
The wine is rather soft and approachable now. Give it maybe 20 minutes to breathe and open up.
There is some lovely licorice and full bodied fruit that come out with a bit of patience. It definitely males a way better impression this way.
Put this wine with osso buco, mushroom soup, and maybe fried onion. Drink in the next three years.
Michel Gassier Les Piliers (2015) is a well-priced Syrah (with a splash of Viognier wine grapes) from the Costières de Nîmes, Rhône wine region. This Southern Rhône wine is dry, plushy and savoury, made from vines that the winemaker called "the Pillars". Drink now and for the next eight years. Pair with a braised beef brisket. - Community Wine Reviews

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