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Tessellae Carignan 2013

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Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

FBF, JS 89 (3), WC 4.5*V,
John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Another terrific value here, showing the wild and savage depths of which old vine carignan is capable. I appreciate the scorched earth, the wild, resinous herbs, the dark fruit, the spice notes, not to mention the superior depth and structure at the price. Fine value for the money. Tasted July 2015. Value Rating:***
Jane Staples rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A dark garnet red old-vine dry wine from France's Cotes Catalanes at the foothills of the Pyrenees. Herbal ripe dark berries on the nose with lots of ripe dark berries, lavender, licorice, black olives and sage on the palate. Smooth and well-balanced, full-bodied with a long herbal berry finish. Delicious with charcuterie, black olives, Ratatouille and Provencal fare.

Natalie's Review

Tessellae Carignan 2013, CĂ´tes Catalanes, Southwest I.G.P., France: Juicy and full-bodied with very supple and smooth and juicy. Lots of fleshy blackberry aromas and flavours. Great value, quality and taste for the price. Pair with pork tenderloin. Drink: 2015-2018. 343509 14% XD 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 89/100. July 25, 2015 Best Value Red Wine. Harmonious Hard Cheese Wine  Full Review



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