Wine Review – Domaine La Tour Vieille Banyuls Reserva

NV Domaine La Tour Vieille Banyuls Reserva Wine BottleReminiscent of Port, but a little more subdued…

Name: Banyuls Reserva

Vintage: N.V.

Producer: NV Domaine La Tour Vieille

Region/Country: Roussillon, France

Grape Varietal(s): Grenache Noir, Grenache Gris, and Carignan

Consumed: Atelier Restaurant in Ottawa

Recommended By: The restaurant sommelier, Gabriel

Cost: Unknown

Bottle Presentation: Traditional, easy to read, but nothing distinctive

Appearance: Dark ruby

Nose: Cherries, vanilla, wood

Taste: Wood, vanilla, caramel, butterscotch

Finish: Caramel, wood

Overall Impression: This dessert wine is reminiscent of Port, but a little more subdued. It is a nice alternative to those who find Port too big, so to speak. It paired well with our Count Chocula (frozen chocolate) dessert.

Rating (from 70 to 100): 84/100

Value: n/a

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