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2006 Domaine Sainte Leocadie Cuvee Fernand Averoux

Tasted: 21 Oct 2008  /  Cost When Tasted: $17
Reviewed By: Mike Supple
Type: Dry Red Wine
Grape(s): Grenache, Syrah
Region: Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Thoughts: A blend of 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. Delivers quite a bit of flavor and power for such an approachable young wine. Minervois is a great region to find some of the best values not only from France, but in the world right now.

Tastes/Smells: Violets, candied strawberry, raspberry, smoke, black cherry, fresh herbs, game, minerals, caramel
Body: Full
Tannin: Medium
Acid: Medium
Sugar: None
Length: Long

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