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Domaine Cathala, Absolue, Saint-Chinian, Languedoc-Rousillon, 2011

Absolue

Score

83
  • Drink: 2013 - 2016

Manufacturer:

Domaine Cathala

Rosemary George

Tasting: Languedoc

Deep colour, quite a firm structured nose and a rounded ripe sweet oaky palate, with a green streak – rather ripe and sweet and quite appealing.

Andrew Jefford

Tasting: Languedoc

Dark black-red. Lovely fresh, spiced citrus; copious Cologny freshness. Splendid aromas: utterly charming. Rich, amply textured, vivaciously fruited wine with lovely tobacco and herbal complexities to it. Not a ‘serious’ or a ‘profound’ wine, but pure delight to smell; pure delight to drink: bravo.

Simon Taylor

Tasting: Languedoc

Obvious primary fruit character. Blackcurrants and blueberries. One-dimensional

Details

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

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