Prieure Saint Jean de Bebian Rouge 2011

75 cl

This wine is highly perfumed, rich, velvety with concentrated flavours of blackfruits, plums, raspberries and spice. Syrah and Mourvedre grapes were aged in 228l French oak barrels for 12-18 months, while the Grenache was aged in stainless steel to preserve the fruity aromas.

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Prieure Saint Jean de Bebian Rouge 2011

This wine is highly perfumed, rich, velvety with concentrated flavours of blackfruits, plums, raspberries and spice. Syrah and Mourvedre grapes were aged in 228l French oak barrels for 12-18 months, while the Grenache was aged in stainless steel to preserve the fruity aromas.

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 2011
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 Will reward ageing up to 10/12 years
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Decanter 92 Points. 'This velvety, warm wine has even more grandiose tannins [than the 2010], and it’s in those voluminous, comforting textures that the complexity of the wine becomes apparent.'

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