Bergerie de L’Hortus, Pic St Loup, 2011 Classique
GSM blend; natural cork closure, 13.5% abv. Caves Caprioglio, Nice, France, €14.50
This producer’s wines are available in UK, BBR for example.
WSET style tasting note
Appearance – medium intensity ruby, showing tears.
Nose – clean on the nose, medium (+) intensity, youthful, with aromas of black fruit – black berry and black olive tapenade, pepper and spice, with a vegetal hint.
Palate – a dry wine, medium (+)acidity, well-integrated medium (+) tannins, medium (+) alcohol, full-bodied, with medium (+) intensity flavours of black cherry, black berry, and prunes, with a medium (+) length.
Quality – a wine with a good concentration of fruit and flavour, with a balance between alcohol and acidity, both in harmony with fruit intensity. A complex young wine, with the capability to age.