Chateau Maris Les AnciensCru La Livinière

2013 / 750 ml. | Item #: 43720

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Primary Grape: Carignan | All Grapes: Carignan



Organic: Certified organic by Ecocert France, Demeter-certified biodynamic grapes, Certified biodynamic by Biodyvin, Made with biodynamically grown grapes

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Critical Acclaim

RP91+ Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 29th Apr 2015

"I loved the 2013 Minervois la Liviniere les Anciens, and this blend of 100% Carignan knocks it out of the park with its liquid violet, crushed rock, peppery herbs and fresh plum and berry fruits. Medium to full-bodied, with a seamless, elegant profile that the hallmark of the vintage, it has fine tannin and a great mid-palate. It should drink nicely on release and have 5–7 years of longevity." (91–93 pts.)

WS90 Wine & Spirits June 1, 2016

"From vines planted in 1922, the fruit fermented in concrete tanks and open wooden vats, this is tough, tangy carignan, the fruit tart and red, like seedy raspberries laced with earthy spice. The tannin ropes through the wine like gristle in a steak, the wine chewy without being heavy. For carignan, it’s almost elegant." (90 pts.)


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More Information
SKU 43720
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Chateau Maris Les Anciens
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
District Minervois
Product Location - Location-Appellation Minervois La Liviniere
Package Size 750 ml.
Packaging - Non-Standard and Special N/A
Proof/Alcohol by Volume 14.5%
Brand Chateau Maris
Brand URL N/A
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style N/A
Vintage 2013
Bin Location N/A
Critical Acclaim N/A
Premier Pick No
Awards and Accolades Premier Select
Awards Description N/A
Spec. Designation Organic
Organic Description Certified organic by Ecocert France, Demeter-certified biodynamic grapes, Certified biodynamic by Biodyvin, Made with biodynamically grown grapes
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color Red
Grape(s) Carignan
Primary Grape Carignan
Body N/A
Finish N/A
Food Pairing N/A
Occasion Pairing N/A
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
Sweetness Scale N/A
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