Château-des-Roques Vacqueyras 2016 - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Château-des-Roques Vacqueyras 2016
SKU: 53196

Château-des-Roques Vacqueyras 2016

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Category Red Wine
Region France, Rhone, Vacqueyras
Brand Château-des-Roques
Alcohol/vol 14%
Color: Ruby-red. Nose: Vibrant spice-tinged raspberry and floral pastille scents, with a smoky mineral element adding vivacity. Taste: Silky and sweet on the palate, offering lively red fruit and white pepper flavors and a touch of candied lavender. The mineral note repeats on the lingering gently tannic finish. Food Pairing: Tagine with plums - Pepper steak.
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Leather, cinnamon and clove notes accent tart red berries in the 2016 Vacqueyras Cuvee du Chateau, a blend of 70% Grenache and 10% each Cinsault, Mourvèdre and Syrah. It's medium to full-bodied, with bright fruit flavors, a coarse, open-knit texture and a crisp finish.

Joe Czerwinski, October 31, 2018