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2011 Mas Carlot Costières-de-Nîmes Les Enfants Terribles
Red Rhone Blend
- Southern Rhône
Community Tasting Notes 10
Merky_Waters Likes this wine: (88 points)
December 2, 2015 - 88-89
Satisfying and well made Rhone with enough dense fruit for new world drinkers and enough old world aromas to please CDR regulars.
Full body with just enough juicy acid and round mouth watering tannins. Truly showcases the Syrah/Mouv. Blend.
nose and palate of tangy black cherry, ripe blue and blackberry, zesty garrigue and salty cured meats. French oak aging is noticable and adds rich lactic notes of chocolate, latte and pastry. slight metallic tartness sours the finish but isn't too distracting.
the wine is opulent but not overdone and certainly a steal at $10.
a bit crude in structure but perfect for weeknight drinking or buying by the case.
November 15, 2015 - To Pulaski
CSAldinger Likes this wine: (88 points)
November 10, 2015 - An everyday standby💕
CSAldinger Likes this wine: (87 points)
November 4, 2015 - An easy-drinking, inexpensive weeknight standby. Was fine tonight with rice and black beans.
Cabfrancophile Likes this wine: (89 points)
July 18, 2015 - Nice old world-new world hybrid. Starts off with Mourvedre animale funk, even a bit cheesey in a good way on the nose. But is nicely textured, filled with ripe blueberry and blackberry flavor. A bit of chalky minerality and tobacco as well. Gently tannic with a high delicious factor. Nose opens to more fruit and herbs over time. Drink near term for the fruit, I'd say.
Pro Reviews 2
By Josh Raynolds
Jan-14, IWC Issue #10170, 1/1/2014 (link)
(Mas Carlot Costieres de Nimes Les Enfants Terribles) Subscribe to see review text.
The Rhone Report
By Jeb Dunnuck
Issue #13, 10/1/2012 (link) 89 points
(Mas Carlot Costières-de-Nîmes Les Enfants Terribles Red) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2011
- Type Red
- Producer Mas Carlot
- Varietal Red Rhone Blend
- Designation Les Enfants Terribles
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Rhône
- SubRegion Southern Rhône
- Appellation Costières-de-Nîmes
- UPC Code 087396006281
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 28 (48%)
- Consumed 30 (52%)
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