Email Updates & Site Feeds

All Entries
Tasting Notes Only
Follow via Twitter
For email updates please enter your email address:

Advert





latest on flickr

Photograph Showcase - © images by Andrew Barrow

Recent Posts

Categories

Latest Comments

on Apples and Vines - Hush Heath Vineyard (2) Tara wrote " Such a beautiful location isn't it? I love this wine, s... " [read more]

on Zampa Syrah 2008, Nashik Valley, India (2) Terry Lealan wrote " Have just tried the Zampa syrah and found it to be rath... " [read more]

on Viñas del Vero Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon Rosado (1) Fabio (Vinos Ambiz) wrote " Tempranillo Day. A small group of producers and wine-lo... " [read more]

on Vilarnau Rosé Cava (5) Mezzo Soprano wrote " I stumbled onto some great wines at the Chapel Down Vin... " [read more]

on Vina Pomol, Rioja, Spain (2) George Wroblewski wrote " Vina Pomal is an excellent winery - went there last yea... " [read more]

wine_blogger_logo.jpg
a uk wine blog
Creative Commons License
This weblog is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Wine Tasting Note: Domaine de Grand Selve Rouge, 2002, VDP Saint Sardos, France.  Add/Read Comments



Related Posts:

Related:

Snooth Wine Search:



Share



Wine Tasting Note: Domaine de Grand Selve Rouge, 2002, Vin de Pays de Saint Sardos, France.
The aroma can only be called complex - fleeting hints of dark undergrowth, violets, licorice and a hint of reductive properties. Flavours are more fruity but with an earthy edge to the lavender and bitter chocolate finish. The acidity lends a rustic edge, dominating as it does the mid-palate. Food is required for this full-bodied wine. This is an interesting blend of Syrah 50%, Cabernet Franc 30% and Tannat 20%. Alcohol 12.5%. Worth tracking down.
Scribblings Rating - 90/100

This particular cuv�e was first bottled in 1995. The grapes are sourced from land that held the original vineyards of the area, owned by the Grand Selve Abbey, which is pictured on the label.
Add or Read Comments ADD A COMMENT (0)
Previous Post: World's First Inflatable Pub. Next Post: Biodiversity in Wine.
This entry Wine Tasting Note: Domaine de Grand Selve Rouge, 2002, VDP Saint Sardos, France. is under Wine Tasting Notes