2015 Blason d’Aussieres, Domaines Baron de Rothschild (Lafite), Corbieres, France
Blason d’Aussières is the second wine of Domaine d’Aussières – an estate located in Corbieres, which was acquired by DBR (Lafite) in 1999. The blend is almost identical to its counterpart, although Blason tends to be slightly lighter in frame, and not quite as rich as the top cuvee. This vintage characterised by rich black fruit and dried herbs with a prominent spicy streak.
14.5% ABV. Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre.
Blason d’Aussieres offers warm black fruit, roasted spice, garrigue herbs and subtle black pepper. The palate displays the spiciness of Syrah with concentrated fruit and a liquorice finish. The tannins are silky and elegant. This wine serves up the classic spicy fruit with a lovely sense of freshness throughout.