Vinsobres is a relatively new Appellation d'Origine Contrôllée, created in 2006 before which it was one of the Côte du Rhône Villages; it is located in the most northern part of the southern Rhône. The Perrin family, of Château de Beaucastel fame, make this entrancing example of Vinsobres from a single plot of vines grown at 300m altitude and largely on terraces.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £143.74
To smell, this seems a touch closed at the moment. But the palate exhibits instant freshness, is rich and firm and shows very nicely pure fruit. This is a direct and really mineral wine, long with inbuilt, fresh structure. It finishes fabulously full and busy. As last year, this is a delight.
"...ample concentration, supple tannins and a finish that boasts hints of violets and dried spices. 90-92/100." Joe Czerwinski
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