Internationnal Wine Cellar - Tanzer
2010 Alain Jaume & Fils Vacqueyras Grande Garrigue
(65% grenache, 20% syrah, 10% mourvedre and 5% cinsault): Deep ruby. Fresh red and dark berries on the intensely perfumed nose. Juicy, focused and energetic, offering powerful raspberry and cherry flavors that pick up spiciness with air. Shows very good clarity and brightness on the spicy finish, which clings with very good tenacity.
Alain JAUME & Fils, VACQUEYRAS « Grande Garrigue » 2010 : 92/100
- The brilliant 2010 Vacqueyras “Grande Garrigue” is a blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault (an unusual combination for Vacqueyras). The wine reveals plenty of licorice, camphor, black currant, kirsch and bouquet garni characteristics in a meaty, full-bodied, dense, lusty style. It will benefit from several years of cellaring and should keep for 12+ years. It is a sleeper of the vintage.
- The 2011 Vacqueyras Grande Garrigue possesses plenty of Provencal herb, pepper, lavender and meaty notes intermixed with sweet kirsch and blacker fruits.