Prieure Saint Jean de Bebian Rouge 2005

75 cl

A rich full blend of 45% Syrah, 30% Grenache & 25% Mourvedre with an average age of 30 years. It includes one block of Grenache vines which are 90 years old, and another block of vines that include all 13 varieties of Chateauneuf.

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Prieure Saint Jean de Bebian Rouge 2005

A rich full blend of 45% Syrah, 30% Grenache & 25% Mourvedre with an average age of 30 years. It includes one block of Grenache vines which are 90 years old, and another block of vines that include all 13 varieties of Chateauneuf.

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Intense aromas of plum, cherry, black pepper and spice, cigar box.
Palate Powerful and complex. Intense fruit flavours mixed with spices' tobacco and licorice. Highly structured with elegant, fine grained tannins. A long finish.
Colour Deep Red
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 45% Syrah, 30% Grenache & 25% Mourvedre
Alcohol % 14.5
Style Dry, Full Bodied
Estate/Producer Prieure Saint-Jean de Bebian
Country France
Region/AOC Languedoc
Vintage 2005
Making Techniques Grape varieties vinified separately in stone tanks from the 18th century and cement vats. Maceration 6 to 9 weeks depending on the variety and quality of tannin. Pressing by pneumatic press. Only the free run is maintained. Malolactic fermentation occurred in barrel for the Syrah and Mourvedre and in tank for the Grenache.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drinking very well now
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Decanter 91 Points. 'Another attractively mature wine, this time with a kind of Pessac-Légnan-like finesse to it: graceful and intricate, grainy and open, with the tannins forming a soft net around the warm, glowing fruits.'

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