Coucardié is that fierce
male bull defending a set of horn attributes in a crowded
arena. Strong and courageous, he represents the ideal
of his race.
Michel Gassier 2006 Costières
de Nîmes Lou
a blend of equal parts Syrah, Mourvedre, and Grenache
years in French oak. It is a
powerful effort displaying spicy new oak, kirsch,
creme de cassis, licorice, and smoked
herb characteristics in its textured, full-bodied,
should last for 7 - 8 years in a cool cellar. This
complex, top-flight wine fully exploits the over-achieving
terroirs of the Costières
de Nîmes, the
southernmost vineyard area of the Rhone Valley.