Thursday, 18 April 2013

La Bastide Saint Dominique Châteauneuf Du Pape 2009, Ac

Rhone, South.
$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.

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