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Alain Jaume Domaine du Clos de Sixte

Alain Jaume
2017
2018
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$25.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionLirac
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Alain Jaume Domaine du Clos de Sixte is a highly regarded wine from the Rhône Valley in France. This wine is produced by a renowned family-owned estate that has been crafting exceptional wines for generations. The vineyard is located in Lirac, known for its rich and complex wines. The vineyard features old vines that contribute to the wine's depth and character. The winemaking process involves traditional methods, including careful selection of grapes and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is a true expression of the terroir, with a full-bodied and velvety texture, showcasing flavors of dark fruits, spices, and a hint of earthiness. It is a wine that embodies elegance and finesse, making it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts.
Pros:
  • Rich and complex flavor profile
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Cons:
  • High alcohol content may be overpowering for some

User Rating:

3.9
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.0

Wine Expert Note:

The Alain Jaume Domaine du Clos de Sixte is a remarkable wine that showcases the expertise and craftsmanship of the winemaker. On the nose, the wine offers a complex bouquet of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, accompanied by hints of spices like black pepper and cloves. There are also subtle notes of garrigue, which add a touch of herbal freshness to the aroma. The palate is equally impressive, with a full-bodied and velvety texture that coats the mouth. The ripe fruit flavors continue to shine, with additional layers of black cherry and blueberry coming forward. The wine is well-balanced, with integrated tannins and a good level of acidity that provides structure and longevity. The Alain Jaume Domaine du Clos de Sixte has a long and elegant finish, leaving a lingering impression of dark fruits and spices. It is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has the potential to age gracefully for several years, allowing its flavors to further develop and evolve.
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