Domaine Grand Nicolet – Les Esqueyrons 2015 – Rasteau

Domaine Grand Nicolet – Les Esqueyrons 2015 – Rasteau

The nose is fruity and offers a very fine concentration. It reveals notes of wild blackberry, small wild berries and small notes of bigarreau cherry, liquorice associated with very fine hints of garrigue and a very discreet hint of cloves, cardamom. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/finely acidulous frame, gourmandize and a…

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Domaine Grand Nicolet – Terre des Bertrand 2017 – Rasteau

Domaine Grand Nicolet – Terre des Bertrand 2017 – Rasteau

The nose is aromatic, fruity and offers concentration as well as finesse/elegance. It reveals notes of fleshy black plum, crushed cassis and small notes of small wild black berries associated with a touch of liquorice as well as a discreet hint of camphor, nutmeg/sweet spices and blond tobacco. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers…

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Domaine Grand Nicolet – Vieilles Vignes 2015 – Rasteau

Domaine Grand Nicolet – Vieilles Vignes 2015 – Rasteau

This wine needs to be put in carafe. The nose reveals notes of blackberry, leather and spices associated with fine touches of small fleshy black fruits, liquorice, cardamom and a hint of grey pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, juicy and offers a good guideline as wekk as tension. On the palate this wine expresses…

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Domaine Grand Nicolet – Vieilles Vignes 2016 – Rasteau

Domaine Grand Nicolet – Vieilles Vignes 2016 – Rasteau

The nose is fruity and offers a fine power. It reveals notes of blackberry, wild cassis and small notes of grey pepper associated with fine touches of tobacco, small red berries as well as fine hints of garrigue, pink pepper and an imperceptible hint of mocha. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a finely…

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Domaine Grand Nicolet – Les Esqueyrons 2014 – Rasteau

Domaine Grand Nicolet – Les Esqueyrons 2014 – Rasteau

The nose is fruity and offers a fine power. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and small notes of graphite associated with touches of small wild fruits, crunchy wild raspberry as well as fine hints of thyme flowers and spices. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/finely acidulous frame, gourmandize as well as…

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Château du Trignon 2012 – Rasteau

Château du Trignon 2012 – Rasteau

The nose is aromatic, slightly powerful and offers a fine concentration, a (very) slight fleshiness (in the background) and a fine complexity. It reveals notes of black cherry and boysenberry combined with small notes of elderberry, Sichuan pepper, flowers as well as slight touches of garrigue / olive and spices. The palate is fruity, precise,…

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M. Chapoutier – Rasteau 2016 – Rasteau

M. Chapoutier – Rasteau 2016 – Rasteau

The nose is aromatic, concentrated and offers intensity. It reveals notes of wild berries, small wild red berries and granite associated with touches of flowers as well as hints of spices. The palate is fruity, suave, (very) slightly tight and offers juiciness, fleshiness as an acidulous / red fruits frame. On the palate this wine…

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Domaine M. Boutin 2016 – Rasteau

Domaine M. Boutin 2016 – Rasteau

The nose is aromatic, powerful, a bit gourmand and offers finesse. It reveals notes of vanilla, crushed red berries and crushed raspberry combined with small small notes of Sichuan pepper, flowers, spices as well as touches of camphor and cassis. The palate is fruity, suave, juicy, well-balanced, gourmande, precise and offers a beautiful definition, minerality,…

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