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60% Grenache, 30% Cinsault, 10% Syrah (all mid-1960s) from blue clay-limestone soils Pisan, La Montagne on Le Pas de Meunier slope between Rasteau and Roaix, direct press fermentation, raised 5 months, malo blocked, 10,000 b

2011 ()

(bottling in weeks) pale pink; red cherry, redcurrant mixed fruit aroma, something of warm stones, garrigue in behind. The palate starts on a tight attack, led by red fruit. There is a light herb tea infusion note on the finish. Acidity is evident in mid-palate – there is slight bite there. Pretty stylish. 13°. To 2014. €7.50. Feb 2012