Rivesaltes, Riveyrac 1968

RegionVin Doux Naturel
SubregionSouthern France
TypeFortified


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Vin Doux Naturel1968Rivesaltes, RiveyracBT77720.00cs95 NMAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

A blend of six barrels, the 1968 Rivesaltes is a blend of Grenache Gris and Grenache Blanc that lends this a rancio style. I love the nose with stewed figs, Medjool dates, a touch of toffee and smoke. The palate is sharp and penetrating on the entry with a superb bead of acidity that is beautifully balanced with hints of dark chocolate, fresh ginger, cumin and lemon thyme toward the dry, brilliantly focused finish. This is an outstanding Rivesaltes from Philippe Gayral. Drink 2017-2035.

Score: 95Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (Interim Se), September 2017

Dark greenish. Very lively and sweet – acidity marked. Easy to like! Very fresh. Crisp.
Drink 2017-2022

Score: 16.5Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, August 2017

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