2013 Prieuré St-Jaume Corbières

Red Blend

  • France
  • Languedoc Roussillon
  • Languedoc
  • Corbières
Drink between 2015 - 2020 (Edit)
CT85.1 17 reviews
Label borrowed from 2015
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • Oenecnist wrote:

    September 29, 2018 - Bought 6b for 12/b from Last Bottle three years ago; this is the first bottle of the batch. No decant. Rich, dark color; modest Rhone nose, subdued body with good mouthfeel. Decided to save half and try again later; that became 48 hours. More fragrant, peppery with red fruits; bigger body with some barnyard and mature red fruit; good finish. More regional character after some micro-ox, delicious. Stored horizontally in a cool, dark basement since purchase. My evaluation: I've stopped giving scores on a "100-point scale" as I've become less convinced that they can be meaningful to others. I use a 4-category scale (perhaps with +/-)--not including flawed--which runs outstanding/notable/drinkable/poor. I considered this notable+ when considering quality, age, and price--and the extra time after initial opening.

  • Ibenpaz wrote: 90 points

    February 5, 2018 - It is amazing what two years more in a bottle does to a wine. I have to agree with the previous reviews. It had a metallic and chemical taste. Now all that is gone. I decanted for an hour has the perfect acidity and plenty of tannins. No alcohol in the bouquet. Plenty of cherries and curry. It is ready to drink. Probably will be ok for another year.

  • ROrmand Does not like this wine: 77 points

    June 2, 2016 - Funk in the beginning, odd spice like flavors at the end, and not much in between. Expect much better from Blicker Pierce Wagner.

  • CDing21 wrote: 84 points

    May 22, 2016 - Have to agree with the previous reviews; had a mineral taste to it. It's almost intolerable.

  • ross_brittany wrote: 84 points

    April 5, 2016 - Deep flavor with mineral finish the first night. Sour cherry second night.

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  • By Richard Hemming
    2/24/2014 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type Red
  • Producer Prieuré St-Jaume
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Languedoc Roussillon
  • SubRegion Languedoc
  • Appellation Corbières
  • UPC Code 3760102322352

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (2%)
  • In Cellars 55 (39%)
  • Consumed 82 (59%)

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