2018 Yves Leccia Vin de Pays Ile De Beaute Rouge
80% Grenache and 20% Niellucciu. Lighter than the Patrimonio rouge where the Grenache notes are more prevalent on the nose but less in the body. Lots of red currant gets merged with herbs, mint and licorice. The acid gives it almost a Beaujolais (carbonic macerated) feel for a few seconds until the backbone kicks in and adds more austerity.