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Abbots & Delaunay Boreas 2012

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There are 6 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Philippe Perreault, Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

It's a blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Mourvèdre.

Deep garnet color with notes of bleuberry, raspberry, spice, cocoa, herb and oak.

The wine is firm, full-bodied and long.

Pair it with a New York steak grilled or game.

Serve it at 15-17 degrees.

Ready to enjoy now but can be aged 6-7 years.
Astrid Young rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Bold nose with reductive notes, dried fruits, raisins. Black plums and hints of cedar and compost. Shaved Parmesan, nuts and dried fruits with this, perfection.
Kristin Perrin rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Blackberriy jam, prunes, lavender nose
Herby palate with the above confirmed, full bodied, soft tannins

Braised beef stew
Matt Steeves rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A fine blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, and Mourvedre. Elegant, expressive, layered. Stewed fruits, dark berries, cacao, herbs, and baking spices. A lovely wine that is ready for immediate enjoyment and would only continue to age beautifully for years to come. Drink 2015-2022. Tasted April 2015. 91 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Lori Kilmartin rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This wine not only looks rich, dark and opulent it lives up to its appearance. Lots of dark fruit, spice and leather draw you in. Some fairly firm tannins with a nice touch of acidity and a very long finish. This would be a great wine to serve with a medium rare roast beef or tender juicy bbq steaks.
Sean O'Regan rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby in the glass, this premium blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Mourvedre steps up the intensity over the Cotes Du Rousillon bottling by Abbotts Delaunay. Expressive nose of raspberry, blackberry, blueberry and fine oak spice and pepper pop up from the glass. Medium full body, really nice structure with good fruit depth and extraction of red and black fruit. Nice oak integration, a bit of minerality comes through on the long finish. I'd look to pair with game roast or grilled steaks. Excellent value for this quality level. Tasted Aprint 2015

Natalie's Review

Abbots & Delaunay Boreas 2012, Faugeres AC, France: Smoky and toasty with lip-smacking flavours of fleshy black fruit. This generous, full-bodied, supple French red wine finishes with lust-worthy dark spice and smoke. Yes please. Drink: 2014-2018. 3760011571575 13.50% XD 750 mL  $24.95 Score: 90/100. April 15, 2015  Full Review




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