As others have noted, there is crazy bottle variation here. This was an outstanding bottle - much better than any of the others I've recently had. Dark, rich and smoky, both on the nose and palate. There's excellent depth and intensity to the tangy plum and blackberry fruit, along with a nice, lively acidity. Finishes long, with lingering notes of oak, smoke and spice. Lots of Languedoc terroir in this one. 50+5+11+16+8=90
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(Cave de Roquebrun Coteaux du Languedoc Chemin des Olivettes) Group's #3 (my #2) – 33 pts.; 0, 4, 1, 0 - dark ruby color; dried berry, charcoal, bay leaf, tart currant nose; dried berry, charcoal, mineral palate with firm tannins; needs 2 years and should go 5+; medium-plus finish (35% Carignan, 30% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre)