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Rivesaltes, Riveyrac 1976

RegionVin Doux Naturel
SubregionSouthern France
TypeFortified


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Vin Doux Naturel1976Rivesaltes, RiveyracBT20360.00cs91 NMAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

The 1976 Rivesaltes Riveyrac Rancion "Cuvée Fernand Baixas" has an airier bouquet that does not quite possess the depth of older vintages: burnt toffee, ginger, a touch spirituous as it opens in the glass. The palate is well balanced. I like the citrus thread here, yuzu and ginger mixed with honeyed tones and toffee, gently opening out on the well-defined finish. It starts modestly but ends very elegantly, encouraging another sip.

Score: 91Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, March 2016

40% grenache noir, 30% grenache blanc, 10 % grenache gris, 20 % Maccabeo

 Farr Vintners, Farr Tasting, March 2016

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