St Chinian and Faugeres: panel tasting results

St Chinian and Faugeres, Laurent Miquel Bardou Saint Chinian 2008
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Laurent Miquel, Bardou, St-Chinian 2008
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Rosemary George MW 17 Andrew Jefford 17.5 Simon Taylor 17
True Syrah character; spicy, meaty and leathery. Fresh, oaky aromas; almost like young claret. Lush, rich, textured, deep and vivid. A really exciting St-Chinian Syrah, proving how well that variety can do in this terroir.
Price £15.08 The Fine Wine Co
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 13.5%