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Borie la Vitarele, Les Schistes, Saint-Chinian, Languedoc-Rousillon, 2011

Les Schistes

Score

86
  • Drink: 2013 - 2016

Manufacturer:

Borie la Vitarele

Rosemary George

Tasting: Languedoc

Rounded nose, ripe and sweet – and on palate too. Soft ripe and supple and a bit alcoholic on finish. A lovely ripe finish – sunshine and garigues.

Andrew Jefford

Tasting: Languedoc

Deep black-red. Vague and unfocussed, but appetising. Juicy and chunky on the palate. Generous but without a lot of shaping finesse. Excellent raw materials, though.

Simon Taylor

Tasting: Languedoc

Ready aromas. Very aromatic – from a liquorice and herb-scented core of black fruit, this really expands on the palate. Intense & very characteristic of the Languedoc.

Details

Wine name: Les Schistes
Wine classification: AOC
Wine alcohol content: 14.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2011
Price: £16.00
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Languedoc-Rousillon
Subregion: Saint-Chinian

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