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a bottle of calmel & joseph caramany
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Calmel & Joseph Caramany

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"Steep hills, 400m above sea level.  Carignan undergoes carbonic maceration.  Slightly muddy crimson.  Sweet generous plum-plump nose.  Lots of fruit to begin with, a real mouthful of berries with birght lemony acidity.  However the fruit is not as ripe or as sweet as the nose would suggest.  More sharp-edged, with a touch of cedary spice.  Young and vigorous tannins kicking the fruit back into submission, and I think they need a year or two to mellow out a little.  Juniper berry on the finish, giving the wine an attractive medicinal edge.  Very restrained and elegant, in typical Calmel & Joseph mode.  These guys take Saville Row into the vineyard."


Jancis Robinson

Vintage: 2011
Colour: Red
Variety: Red Blend
Producer: JJoseph
Origin: South West France and the Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Style: Full Bodied Red Wines
When to Drink: Wines to Drink Whenever
Bottle Size: 75cl
Bin Number: 1683

Chateau d'Aussieres, Languedoc


This wine has pedigree! Colour: Red
Variety: Red Blend
Style: Smooth, Medium Bodied Red Wines
Origin: France
Vintage: 2008/11
Bottle Size: 75cl

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