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Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Veille Vignes, 2015 Double Magnum

Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Veille Vignes, 2015 Double Magnum

A double magnum, three litres, so four bottles of this wonderfully hearty southern Rhone. The Vieilles Vignes bottling is a very special Vacqueyras, from 60-year-old Grenache and Syrah, based on one plot planted mainly by Guy's grandparents... Read More

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ColourRed

RegionRhone

GrowerDomaine Le Couroulu

Grape VarietyGrenache & Syrah

Vintage2015

ABV14%

Bottle300cl

ClosureCork

CodeCOW515

Our Rating

Full Bodied

Light > Full

Grenache / Garnacha

Grenache / Garnacha 

Grenache grows well in hot, dry regions, though it can develop very high (15 degrees+) alcohol.

As such it is grown principally in Southern France and Spain (as Garnacha). It is usually blended with other varieties in the Southern Rhône and Languedoc (Syrah, Mourvedre, Carignan, Cinsaut and others).

Its flavour usually encompasses the...

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Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Veille Vignes, 2015 Double Magnum

A double magnum, three litres, so four bottles of this wonderfully hearty southern Rhone. The Vieilles Vignes bottling is a very special Vacqueyras, from 60-year-old Grenache and Syrah, based on one plot planted mainly by Guy's grandparents on the plateau amidst the garrigue. Dark robe. The nose has a savoury edge. Intense black fruit, sweet blackberry and cassis with a touch of liquorice. More tannins than the Classique and more intensity. Beautiful bottle and a great keeper. Now-2025+

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