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Alliance Loire 'Les Epinats' Saumer, Loire Valley, France
91 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC: $19.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -779439
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WineScores' Review

Charming, pristine, juicy.
A stunning example of Cabernet Franc, in its most pristine form.
It has an intrinsic juiciness, both on the nose and palate; aromas of raspberries, blueberries, baking spices and crushed rose petals, star anise and cedar. High-toned fruit, sweet and summery, leads the palate; excellent balance with textural tannins, which add character. A charming red with fine spice, botanicals, cocoa and tea leaf trailing on the finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Good First Impressions, Seafood/Fish, White Meat Chicken/Pork, First Date, French Food


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-02-07 13:31:19.0

 

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