Mini review: Marius red wine blend

18 09 2012

This 2010 French red blend with the cool label cost me just $10.

Marius, from France’s Rhone valley, is a blend of syrah and grenache.  The aroma is spicy and tangy, like rhubarb.  The taste has spicy earth, roses, more rhubarb, and blackberries, with a nice dose of mouth-drying tannins.

It’s tight, it’s not sweet at all, and it’s good!  If you would like an affordable change of pace from the typical American red, Marius deserves your audition.

Marius red wine reviewHighly recommended.

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