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Domaine Bosc Long SAS

Red wine 2012 Gaillac AOC Syrah "Elevé en fût de chêne", South-west France, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 8.60 €
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #DBL-LRSF12

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (85 WP)
Last reviewed: 29 August, 2019
Editor note: Light nutty and peppery notes on the nose, black and red berries, hint of tobacco, light earthy notes. Tart fruit on the palate, earthy and dried vegetal notes, hint of tobacco and bacon, peppery notes, fine sandy, slightly astringent tannins, fairly good persistence, slightly muted, more earthy notes, bacon and mushrooms on a tart finish.
Best to drink: To 2020+

The appellation, named after the small town of the same name, is located in the east of the wine growing region of south-west France. Gaillac is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in France. At least since the 1st century the Romans have been growing wine here. It is possible, however, that there had already been winegrowing under the Celts (Gauls) before that. During the migration of the peoples it came to a standstill and was only reestablished in the 10th century by the Benedictine monks of the monastery Saint-Michel-de-Gaillac. In the 13th century, the Count of Toulouse Raymond VII issued a decree for his wine...

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