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Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds 2012 Wine Review

Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds 2012

Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds 2012

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $56.95

Drink: 2015-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Patrick Lesec

Agent: Connexion Oenophilia

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A deep, rich, concentrated red wine blend from southern France. Aromas of black, almost charred fruit, spice, tar and smoke. Pair with brontosaurus burgers.

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This Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds 2012 was reviewed on September 5, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

A beautiful Chateauneuf-du-Pape which is a blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre grapes that were grown on boulder covered vineyards. The sweet summer spices, herbs, and dried fruits on the nose and palate are wrapped-up beautifully with super smooth tannins and a velvty rich finish. A fantastic wine to enjoy over the next 10-20 years. Tasted August 2015. 94 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

The Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation is vast and extends over varying altitudes and exposures to the river but the terrain is characterized by the large pebbles, or galets, which cover the vineyards. This CdP is a complex beautiful wine. It is bountiful in fruit, cherry cordial, leather, tobacco. Rich and smooth wrapped in balanced acidity. The finish goes on forever. This is a wine to enjoy today or let it reward you over the next 10 years. Pair with finer cuts of red meats, game, assorted hard cheeses.
Tasted: August 2015
The 2012 vintage of Patrick Lesec's 2012 Châteauneuf du Pape les Galets Blonds is produced from a blend of de-stemmed Grenache grapes that was matured stainless steel tanks (75%) and oak barrels. There's also Syrah and Mourvèdre grapes i this blend grown on low-yielding old vines planted in sparse boulder-covered soils around the ancient village of Châteauneuf du Pape and the southern Rhone Valley. Pair with hearty casseroles and lamb. - Community Wine Reviews

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