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Chateau l'Argentier 2011 Coteaux du Languedoc

(Code: ARG/CHAT/11)
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Chateau l'Argentier 2011 Coteaux du Languedoc
Vintage
2011
Region Sommières, in western Languedoc
Colour/Style Dry red, medium-full bodied, aged in vat
Grapes 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah, plus Mourvedre and Carignan
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food White meats, risotto, sausages, pizza
Next day 
Even better - opens out nicely after a night in the decanter
Drink Over the next 5 to 8 years
A lovely, limpid blood red colour, with an intensely aromatic nose, combining curry spices and garrigue herbs, with notes of spiced orange, forest floor and leather, all wrapped around a core of summer fruits. The palate is quite powerful and mouth-filling, with an array of redcurrant, cherry and plum fruit flavours, again with a hint of spiced orange. Firm but ripe, tea-like tannins combine with juicy acidity and a hint of licorice, making for a delightfully tangy, sweet-sour style, with a long, mouth-watering finish. A really enjoyable wine.