1998 Chateau Mattes Sabran Corbieres "Dionysos"
Corbieres, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
 
WB Rating: 87

 
Alcohol by volume: 12.5%
Price at time of purchase: $10.00 (North Berkely Wine Imports)
 
Type: Languedoc
Principal varietal(s): n/a

Immediate blast of ground black pepper in the nose, followed by spicy raspberry fruit. Both aromas follow through in the flavors. Slightly rough finish at this point, probably will mellow out in a year or so. Another medium-bodied, delicious, fairly priced wine from North Berkeley. - HK 2000-10-12

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