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Gerard Bertrand Les Aspres Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre 2013

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Bill rated this wine as 88/100
Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This wine has a lovely deep ruby colour bordering on purple. It smells amazing: black cherry, tobacco, baking spice and a bit of cedar. I could smock my nose in this glass all day. On the palate, it was less fruity than I expected, with more old-world characteristics like cedar and forest-floor. Lovely overall!
Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

FBS, NM92, MG90

Michael Godel

In the Catalan language “Aspres” translates to “arid” and one taste of Bertrand’s SMG confirms it does not infer the alternate elucidation, as in “rugeaux,” or rough. This blend from the Pyrenees foothills is in fact a smooth red mix, silky in texture and fine in mouthfeel. The roughness may be perceived in grip, grit and tension, but that soil-determinate and structure over fruit component is a positive attribute hoping for elegance. That is will seek and find with two years time but the saline-mineral-earthy thread and something protein salty alongside will allow you to enjoy Les Aspres right now. Drink 2017-2021. Tasted February 2017.
Jane Staples rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache blend from Cotes de Rousillon, France. Dark garnet with fragrant ripe dark berries, dried herbs and spice aromatics. The palate has concentrated flavours of ripe dark berries, spice, herbal touches and a spicy finish. Serve with grilled meat or hard cheeses.
Tasted July 2016

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Gerard Bertrand Les Aspres Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre 2013, Côtes Du Roussillon, Roussillon A.C., France: This red wine blend is more rustic than the winery's Saint Chinian, but still delivers terrific flavour and texture. The blend is 50% Syrah, 40% Mourvèdre and 10% Grenache. The vines grow in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Pair with rack of lamb. Drink: 2016-2018. 413245 14% XD 750 mL  $18.95 Score: 92/100. February 18, 2017 Best Value Red Wine. Luscious Lamb Wine  Full Review




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