A solid step up, the 2011 Vacqueyras Carmin Brillant is a blend of 70%Grenache and 30% Syrah that was aged 70% in large oak tanks and 30% in 3-year-old barrels. It has impressive aromas and flavors of blackcurrants, licorice, wild herbs and crushed flowers to go with a mouth filling, rich and nicely textured profile on the palate. Balanced, fresh and with a tannic spine, it will have 7-8 years, if not a decade, of longevity. 89 Parker Points.
The star of the lineup is the 2011 Vacqueyras Lao Muse. A blend of 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah that’s aged all in 1-year-old barrels, it possesses fantastic richness and depth, with ample, ripe blackberry, plum, licorice, leafy herb and pepper-driven aromas and flavors, and despite the stint in oak, it never loses its southern Rhone soul. A medium to full-bodied,
ripe and textured 2011, it stays fresh and lively on the palate with good overall acidity and length. Enjoy bottle
Challenge Millésime Bio est le concours du salon Millésime Bio qui réunit chaque année près de 1400 échantillons. C'est un concours international présidé par une personnalité reconnue du monde professionnel du vin. Montpellier 2014.