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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Oratoire Saint Martine

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Côtes du Rhône

Grape Variety:

Grenache/Syrah

Cairanne, Haut Coustias, 2020

6x75cl £90.00

5 cases Equiv. £15.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Mainly Grenache with some Mourvèdre and a hint of Syrah. The estate’s top cuvée, a blend of old parcels planted on clay soils with a high active limestone. More tannic and less Mediterranean than the Douyes. Backboned, firm but fresh bramble fruit. Gripping, serious and driven. This gets a little longer in barrel than the rest of the wines, and you can see why – it is full of intense, complex, structured fruit. A great vin de garde.

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