Dom. Adèléandre VdF 2013

Domaine Adèléandre, Léandre, Vin de France (Herault), France, 2013

This wine: biodynamic, a blend of 80% cinsault with carignan, aged in stainless steel, neither fined nor filtered, natural cork closure, 14% abv, Leon Stolarski Fine Wines, £18 (2016).

Consumer tasting note: faulty, a classic case of brettanomyces infection with notes of sweat and horse.

WSET style tasting note
Appearance: clear and bright, deep intensity ruby, showing tears.

Nose: faulty, pronounced intensity, faulty, with aromas as they come, of horse-leather, elastoplast, a slightly high-toned note of sweaty black cherry, raw steak. A classic case of brettanomyces infection.

Palate: dry, medium acidity, medium tannins, medium (+) alcohol and a medium (+) body, with flavours dominated by sweaty horse, elastoplast, and the slightest edge of mitigating black berries. A short length with a drying slighty bitter finish.

Quality: faulty.

Readiness for drinking/ageing potential: faulty.

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