La Bastide Saint Dominique Châteauneuf Du Pape 2009, Ac
$42.50 at LCBO
80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5%
Mourvèdre, and 5% Cinsault
Dark red in the glass, opaque.
On the nose healthy, fragrant, dark berries, leather, licorice.
On the palate dry, full bodied, very complex, continue nose aromas. Leather, cherries, red currant. Very complex, great balance.
Long earthy finish.
Very good wine, can age a few years more.