JancisRobinson.com – 16.5
This Grenache was picked relatively early and is much fresher than the Fonsalette 2011. Sweet and appealing.
Anticipated maturity: 2016-2026
Vinous – 91-93
Bright ruby-red. Intense raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by notes of anise and lavender. Juicy and expansive, with appealingly sweet red fruit flavors and a touch of bitter herbs. Finishes spicy and long, with lingering cherry pit and floral qualities.