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Louis Bernard Côtes du Rhône Villages Louistext

Louis Bernard Côtes du Rhône Villages Louis 2020

Côtes du Rhône Villages, Southern Rhone, Rhone Valley, FranceCuvée Louis is named for all the great Louis' out there, including the namesake of this winery. This CdR Villages blends 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah from Sablet and Signarues, blending the former's sandy soils with the latter's river stone pebbles. After each is fermented separately over 1 year (Syrah in French barrels and Grenache in tank), they are blended. Ripe and dense with sweet baked raspberry, medicinal cherry, and baking spices, hugged by sticky tannins to a shorter, bitter finish. A chewier red, for hearty braises.Tasted: 15 November 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
Producer: Louis BernardDistributors: Authentic Wine and Spirits Merchants
Blend: Grenache - Syrah