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Sainsbury Costières de Nîmes (France) 1997
Get down quick to snap up a bottle or two of this bargain blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre from the southern outskirts of the Rhône valley at a clearance price of £2.99. Nose of crushed berries and cream with some pepper and spice. Palate of sour cherry and blackcurrant fruit with a pleasant roughness and spicy finish. Sainsbury £2.99 (01/00)