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2016 Clos du Mont Olivet French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Vieilles Vignes"

Clos du Mont-Olivet 2016 Vieilles Vignes

Winery: Clos du Mont Olivet

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Vieilles Vignes"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah & 10% Carignan

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Cotes du Rhone

State or country: France

Price: $20

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: December 30, 2018

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored wine from Cotes du Rhone is very good. It opens with a fragrant cedar, red rose and red cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, round and approachable. The flavor profile is a tasty cedar influenced strawberry licorice and red plum blend with notes of cinnamon and thyme. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins and fruit flavors stick around for quite a while. This Cote du Rhone over delivers and is a very good value. It paired well with my strip steak, gourmet red potatoes and red beets. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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