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Château des Roques Vacqueyras 2009, France

Red blend

A Vacqueyras with so much going on, this full-bodied red from the Rhône Valley is based mainly on grenache, with supporting roles from syrah and mourvèdre. Luscious and plummy, it displays great depth and balance, with pronounced Provençal herbs, cracked pepper and mineral. Cellar it for up to six more years. Available in Ontario.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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