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Tessellae Vieilles Vignes Carignan 2014 Wine Review

Tessellae Vieilles Vignes Carignan 2014

Tessellae Vieilles Vignes Carignan 2014

CĂ´tes Catalanes, Southwest I.G.P., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Tessellae

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Juicy and full-bodied. Very supple and smooth. Lots of fleshy blackberry aromas and flavours. Great value, quality and taste for the price. Pair with pork tenderloin.

Carignan food pairings: stuffed beef braciole, venison stew, sharp aged cheddar.

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This Tessellae Vieilles Vignes Carignan 2014 was reviewed on March 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Quite alluring! Nice fruit forward berry notes along with layered mint and spice aromas. The palate is just wow! I am loving the juicy berry minty flavours with balanced acidity, moderate developing tannins, and a long juicy finish. A delish medium+ bodied red. Tasted March 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This 100% old vines Carignan from the Cote Catalanes in France. An expressive wine showing plum, sweet black berry, mocha, and spice on the nose and palate. Silky smooth with a touch of tannins making it a great choice for gourmet burgers. Tasted June 2016. 89 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Tessellae Vieilles Vignes Carignan 2014 is made from 100% Carignan grape. Vines are 70 years old growing on schist soils. On the palate, there is crushed raspberry, dark chocolate, anise and a lingering smoky finish. Full-bodied and smooth, supple tannins, this wine is hunting for rib steak. Can also hold in cellar for three-plus years. - Community Wine Reviews

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