Flying Solo Pays d’Oc Languedoc-Roussillon Grenache/Syrah 2016

Blended Red from Spain
Review Date : 05-Feb-2018
Dark, deep, purple-hued black-red colour, a little lighter on the rim, youthful in appearance. The nose is softly full with ripe aromas of blackberries and boysenberries, dark raspberries, lifted dark-red florals, whole berry fermentation jammy elements. The aromatics show with good depth. Medium-full bodied, the palate is sweetly ripe and juicy, and is quite easy and approachable, with up-front flavours of ripe blackberries and boysenberries, along with lifted confectionary and jam notes. The palate is modestly extracted, lending a supple, but positive core with light tannin grip and integrated acidity. The wine carries to a light finish of boysenberry jam. This is an up-front and accessible, sweet-fruited Grenache/Syrah blend with ripe blackberry, boysenberry and jam flavours. Serve with barbecued fare over the next 2-3 years. From Domaine Gayda. A blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah from Minervois, fermented, the Syrah at low temperatures, to 13.5% alc. 16.5+/20 Feb 2018 RRP $20.99

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