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A Pair from Minervois

Derek - Sun, July 16, 2017

Les Combes Cachées

Minervois

Blanc 2015

Grenache Blanc 70% Roussanne 20% Marsanne + Vermentino 10%

92 2017-20

Ripe tropical fruits the nose has depth the palate an exotic mix of flavours. Tangerine underpins the mid sweetness bright with chalky freshness towards the back the finish has a complex mix of sweeter fruits.

Rouge 2015

Syrah 20% Cinsault 20% Vieux Grenache 30% Vieux Carignan 30%

93 2017-23

The nose has a mix of red fruits and bramble the palate depth of fruit ripe fruits in the middle supple, fleshy with rounded tannins. The velvet smoothness is backed by freshness hints of red fruits behind the black fruits the finish is profound rich and ripe with depth of flavour.

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