1985 Domaine Thunevin-Calvet Maury Vin Doux Naturel

Grenache - 750ML
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Color & Type Red
Varietal Grenache
Country France
Region Languedoc Roussillon
Sub-region Roussillon
Vintage 1985
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 16.5%
Closure Cork

Ah, the 1985 Domaine Thunevin-Calvet Maury Vin Doux Naturel, a true gem from the Languedoc Roussillon region of France. This red wine, made from the Grenache varietal, exudes elegance and sophistication with every sip.

In the glass, this wine showcases a deep and rich color, a testament to its age. Its vibrant hue hints at the years of aging and development that have taken place. As you bring the glass to your nose, you are greeted with a bouquet of enticing aromas. Layers of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and raspberries, dance alongside notes of dried figs and raisins. These fruity aromas are complemented by hints of dried herbs and a touch of earthiness, adding complexity to the overall profile.

On the palate, the 1985 Domaine Thunevin-Calvet Maury Vin Doux Naturel offers a luscious and velvety texture. The high alcohol content of 16.5% provides a warming sensation, while the well-integrated tannins provide structure and balance. Flavors of blackberries, plums, and prunes take center stage, delivering a symphony of dark fruit flavors. A touch of spice, reminiscent of black pepper and cinnamon, adds a delightful kick to the wine.

The finish is long and lingering, leaving a lasting impression on the palate. The 1985 Domaine Thunevin-Calvet Maury Vin Doux Naturel is a wine that demands attention and appreciation. It is a testament to the craftsmanship of the producer, Domaine Thunevin-Calvet, and the unique terroir of the Roussillon sub-region.

This wine is best enjoyed on its own as a contemplative sipper, allowing its complexity and depth to shine. However, it can also be paired with rich and robust dishes, such as slow-cooked lamb or aged cheeses. Whether you choose to savor it now or cellar it for further aging, the 1985 Domaine Thunevin-Calvet Maury Vin Doux Naturel is a wine that will transport you to the sun-soaked vineyards of southern France with every sip.