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Domaine de Montplo ‘Louise’ Saint Chinian 2008, Languedoc, France June 25, 2014 at 9:26 am

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A different style of St Chinian from yesterday’s wine – this is more like good traditional Corbières/Fitou in style, largely due to the hefty dollop (25%) of Carignan

Domaine de Montplo ‘Louise’ Saint Chinian* 2008, Languedoc, France (£9.51-£16.99 TheDrinkShop.com, All About WineBibendum)
Good old-fashioned rustic style, full and fleshy with plummy raisin fruit, a touch of violet and a peppery freshness to the finish. Mellow but still very much alive. S-

* The Montplo website seemed in need of some TLC when I posted this…

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