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Terre des Chardons Bien Luné 2018 Costières de Nîmes

(Code: CHARD/BIEN/18)
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Terre des Chardons Bien Luné 2018 Costières de Nîmes
Vintage
2018
 
Region Costières de Nimes
Colour/Style Dry red - medium-to-full bodied, aged in vat
Grapes 20% Syrah, 80% Grenache
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food Grilled meats, stews, game, cheese
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80% Grencahe, 20% Syrah, vinified separately. A medium-dark, youthful cherry red colour, with a nose that offers a pot-pourri of summer red and black fruits and garrigue herbs, with subtle hints of black olive, leather and sous-bois. Likewise with the palate, which manages to be both "winey" and really quite refreshing at the same time, offering sweet-sour black cherry and berry fruit flavours, again with a touch of black olive and herby savouriness, fine, melting tannins, plenty of orangey acidity and a long, spicy/peppery finish. This vintage is somewhat more complex, full-bodied and serious than previous vintages, but that doesn't stop it drinking beautifully - as always - right from the start (tasted July 2019). More to the point, it offers an awful lot of bang for your buck! Certified organic and biodynamic.