Le Vieux Pin 2012 "Cuvée Classique" Syrah - 92pts

Le Vieux Pin 2012 "Cuvée Classique" Syrah (Black Sage Bench) Okanagan Valley - BC

: Direct from the winery here
Cost: $45
Alcohol: 13.8%
Production: 393 cases
Date Tasted: January 30th, 2015

Tasting Notes: A denser, more masculine Syrah than its vintage cousin, the 
"Cuvée Violette", with concentrated cool berry and menthol aromas supported by handsome cherry-cola, vanilla-spice and light incense notes. This is a nose you can appreciate for hours.

The palate is equally impressive with a concentrated, yet, elegant medley of cherry, white pepper and savoury flavours supported by fine tannins and a great kick of acid before the long, balanced finish takes over.

Ready to go now, though, will age comfortably in your cellar for another 5-6 years. Drink now-2020.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2015 IconWines.ca

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