Saturday, March 25, 2006

Chateau Grande Cassagne G.S. Costieres de Nimes 2004 Wine Review (NW)

Nose of bread and plums
Fruity but dry mid-palate
Some cocoa on the clean finish

What a nice, well-balanced wine for the money. This is a wine from the Southern Rhone region of France that is based on a Grenache-Syrah blend. It costs just $8. I originally bought two bottles but will be going back for more.

The sign of quality here is that there is a good balance between dry and fruity. Because of that, it's a versatile wine that can probably accompany a variety of dishes. Raise a glass!

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