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Tessellae Old Vines Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2017 Wine Review

Tessellae Old Vines Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2017

Tessellae Old Vines Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2017

Côtes du Roussillon, Midi A.P., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Tessellae

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Produced from old vines Grenache (50%), Syrah (40%) and Mourvèdre (10%) grapes sourced from the Côtes Du Roussillon, Midi wine region in south France. Full-bodied with ripe blackberry, cherry liqueur, dark berry, plum, dried florals, wild herbs and dark spice flavours smooth on the palate.

Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre food pairings: juicy, rare steak, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese.

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This Tessellae Old Vines Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre 2017 was reviewed on April 1, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Rebecca Meir-Liebman - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre that is organically farmed and aged for 12 months in concrete tanks. Full bodied and rich - quite a complex wine with very smooth tannins. A seductive nose with black plums, red currants and dried fruit, while on the palate there are dried dates and red/black fruits combined with wood and acid on the finish. Has a lingering finish, with earthy notes and spice. Very good value!
Trent Mayers rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This has the holy trinity of grapes from South West France. A great value with tremendous sweet spice, black & red cherry, strawberry jam, and quite full bodied. It’s a wine that is enjoyable now and versatile with food. I’m thinking flavourful pizza or lamb chops with pair nicely. 4 stars out of 5.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This GSM blend has red berries and raspberry on the slightly floral, powdery nose. A fairly bold palate defined by field berries and textured with sandy tannins and a long finish. Go local and pair with cassoulet. Very good value. Tasted Nov 15, 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
From Côtes Du Roussillon, Midi wine region, Tessellae 2017 is a great value old-vines 50% Grenache 40% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre (GSM) under $20. Produced by Lafage, this is a lush and full-bodied red is fleshy with rich cherry, dark berry, plum, cracked pepper, garrigue herbs and dark spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next couple of years with ribs and burgers from the grill. - Community Wine Reviews

3 Members would buy this wine again

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