Sunday, June 23, 2013

Domaines Amirault Grosbois Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil Les Mullaudieres 2011

Date of Tasting: 5 May 2013
Wine Type: Red
Grape Varieties: 100% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol: 12.5%
Origin: Touraine, France
Appellation: Appeliation Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil Controlee
Expect to Pay: EUR20 - 30
Chubby Score: 91/100
Value for money: 8/10
Professional Rating: n.a.

Appearance: purpleish red
Aroma: intense and elegant nose of red berries and tobacco
Palate: medium-bodied with dissolved silky tannins, straight forward with characteristic of cabernet franc, waves of note of classic berries, show some spices, good acidity to balance

This is a very good and easy drinking bottle of cabernet franc from Touraine. Very aromatic and fruity with smooth touch. It is a wine to be drunk young. Very good price for this quality bottle of wine. I wish I could bring a lot back home.

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
WS = Wine Spectator
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound

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