Expert's Choice: French biodynamic wines

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Montirius, Garrigues, Vacqueyras, Rhône 2009

Montirius, Garrigues, Vacqueyras, Rhône 2009

A full-bodied Grenache (70%) and Syrah blend that combines intense, ripe, spicy black cherries and dried herbs with a savoury minerality. Fine tannins from time in cement rather than oak. The long, complex finish punches well above its price. Great value. 17pts/20
Price: £12.50–£13 Berry Bros & Rudd, OW Loeb
Drink: 2012–2020
Alc: 15%