2012 Rasteau

Xavier

93Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

One of my favorite wines from this estate, the 2012 Rasteau offers tons of ripe dark fruit, crushed rock, licorice and minerality in its full-bodied, concentrated profile. Made from 75% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre, it’s a classic Rasteau to drink over the coming 7-8 years. Oct 2014 www.erobertparker.com Drink 2014-2022

Score: 93-/100Jeb Dunnuck
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Rhone
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Rhone
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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