Château Saint Louis la Perdrix ‘The Big One’ Rouge 2018

£8.95

Château Saint Louis la Perdrix ‘The Big One’ Rouge 2018
AOP Costières de Nîmes
The grapes of this mix of 50% Syrah and 35% Grenache are de-stemmed before vinification.   An additional 15% Carignan from the oldest vines in the estate is vinified in whole bunches to accentuate freshness.  The final blend is aged in French oak barrels.

Deep in colour with a hint of mahogany at the rim, the nose is subtly oaky with black fruits. In the mouth it is indeed a big wine, rich and concentrated. There are complex flavours of plums, damsons, prunes and figs with a minty, liquorice finish. It is very long.

A beautifully made wine, with more than a hint of Châteauneuf-du-Pape …

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