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Ignaz Niedrist Berger Gei Gries 2009
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Ignaz Niedrist, Berger Gei, Gries 2009

Intense cassis and wild berry aroma, with hints of ink and pencil lead. Broad palate of refined tannins and a long, juicy finish of liquorice and tar. 18.5pts/20
Price: £21.30 Astrum
Drink: 2012–2015
Alc: 13.5%