2018 Vacqueyras, Les Aubes, Domaine Santa Duc, Southern Rhône, France
£17.95 £17.00 per bottle
I have followed Santa Duc for decades and they have never been more impressive. Made from 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah, this indulgent red is matured in 90% large oak ‘foudres’, like those used in Piemonte for top- flight Barolo, and 10% terracotta amphoras which seem to lock in the mineral tones of their prized vineyards’ terroir. Unlike the pagan, wild wines from this part of the world, Les Aubes is polished, suave deep and heady and it is a perfect wintry red.
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