St Chinian and Faugeres: panel tasting results

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Fewer than 60% of wines were recommended, with the tasting somewhat of a 'quality minefield', but we shouldn't lose sight of the incredible value these areas can offer, said out panel. See the top rated St Chinian and Faugeres wines, as published in the Decanter July 2013 issue, here...
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Cazal Viel, Vielles Vignes, St-Chinian 2009

Cazal Viel, Vielles Vignes, St-Chinian 2009
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Rosemary George MW 17 Andrew Jefford 17.5 Simon Taylor 17
So delicious: a gush of vibrant red cherries and raspberries, pure and fragrant, with just a lick of sweet oak. Tight-knit in style, with great length and generous extract too.
Price £13 Earle Wines
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 14%