There’s a flinty and mineral edge to the nose with black fruit and a dark, spicy edge. Fullish and round. Rich tannins. Bright, fresh and easy balance here. A blend of grenache, syrah, carignan and vaccarèse. The only Côtes-du-Rhône made at Ferrand in 2017. Drink now.
92 points, James Suckling (Aug 2018)