Only 6000 bottles produced per annum. Deep, dark wine. Big, roasty, toasty ripe black fruit. Supple and smooth with a hint of coffee. Spicy, long finish. Drink now or keep for up to 8 years.
50% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre, 25% Syrah.
20 Hectolitres/Hectare. 6 year old vines. 11 months in oak barrels. 92/100 Lloyd Points. No other UK importer for this vintage - and very few for any other.
"Consistently one of my favourite estates in the Southern Rhône, Les Grands Bois produces Cotes du Rhônes that consistently over-perform their appellation and modest prices." Robert Parker