Château d’Esclans, Déesse Rouge 2014

Score

90
  • Drink: 2016-2020
  • Grape Variety: Syrah, Mourvèdre

Château d’Esclans, Déesse Rouge, Côtes de Provence, France 2014

While Sacha Lichine’s red may not reach the heights of his renowned rosés, this SyrahMourvèdre blend is both spicy and smooth, with a class and depth of fruit that approaches some of the better Bandols.

Alc 13.5%

Price: UK – £33.70 (2012) Hedonism. US – $27 The Wine Connection

Taster: Steven Spurrier