Reviewed on 2018-03-13
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Rating 91
Style Red
Variety
Vintage 2012
Appellation
Anjou-Saumur
Loire Valley
France
ABV 12.5%
Price $35.00  Buy This Wine
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Cabernet Franc, Syrah / Shiraz

Sylvain Dittière La Porte Saint Jean Saumur-Champigny 2012 Review

This Cabernet Franc might trick you into thinking its an older-vintage Syrah if it weren’t for the plentiful, juicy fruit. It’s incredibly meaty and savory, particularly on the nose, with a distinct dirty, rustic, barnyard-like edge. Juicy blueberry and blackberry come through on the medium-bodied, moderately tannic palate to balance out the earth, but this is absolutely a wine for those who prefer a more savory bottle.

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Sylvain Dittière La Porte Saint Jean Saumur-Champigny 2012
This Cabernet Franc might trick you into thinking its an older-vintage Syrah if it weren’t for the plentiful, juicy fruit. It’s incredibly meaty and savory, particularly on the nose, with a distinct dirty, rustic, barnyard-like edge. Juicy blueberry and blackberry come through on the medium-bodied, moderately tannic palate to balance out the earth, but this is absolutely a wine for those who prefer a more savory bottle.

Reviewed On: 03-13-2018
91
POINTS
Sylvain Dittière La Porte Saint Jean Saumur-Champigny 2012
This Cabernet Franc might trick you into thinking its an older-vintage Syrah if it weren’t for the plentiful, juicy fruit. It’s incredibly meaty and savory, particularly on the nose, with a distinct dirty, rustic, barnyard-like edge. Juicy blueberry and blackberry come through on the medium-bodied, moderately tannic palate to balance out the earth, but this is absolutely a wine for those who prefer a more savory bottle.

Reviewed On: 03-13-2018