The wine boasts a dark red ruby color, aromas of red berries, truffles and spices. Complex and rich flavors of red and black fruits with herbal notes coming from the surrounding vegetation (Garrigue).
Lamb, duck, turkey, red meat, game and cheese.
"Summer-sweet blueberries and blackberries take center stage in this juicy, fruit-focused Grenache blend. Brightly concentrated with pristine berry and cherry flavors yet etched by hints of granite and crushed earth, it's a crowd pleasing, youthful red best enjoyed now–2024. - ANNA LEE C. IIJIMA"
- Wine Enthusiast (November 2021), 88 pts
"Lots of Bing cherry, cedary herbs, and spice emerge from the 2019 Côtes du Rhône and it’s a charming, medium-bodied 2019 that has a solid spine of acidity and good length on the finish. It’s ideal for enjoying over the coming 3-5 years."
- Jeb Dunnuck (October 2020), 87 pts
"Primary blackberry and black-cherry flavors are accented by hints of granite, licorice and pepper in this piquant red. Approachably fruity and framed by taut, penetrating tannins, it's a great value wine to enjoy now through 2022. - ANNA LEE C. IIJIMA"
- Wine Enthusiast (December 2019), 88 pts
"Luscious flavors of red cherry and strawberry preserve are boldly concentrated in this plush, fruity red wine. It's a fleshy, bounteous sip with soft acidity, while bold tannins lend structure to the finish. Enjoy now–2022. - ANNA LEE C. IIJIMA"
- Wine Enthusiast Magazine (September 2018), 88 pts
In 1966, the Lafond family purchased 3 hectares in Tavel. They initially sold the production to a cooperative, but soon began selling wine under their own label. Today, Jacques Lafond ...