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About Chateau Rayas
Historically cited as the exception that proves that a 100%-Grenache wine can be capable of long aging, Rayas has for decades been treasured for its unique combination of almost Burgundian red-berry perfume and extraordinary liqueur-like ripeness and mouth-filling richness. Founded in 1880 by Albert Reynaud, Chateau Rayas is now maintained by Albert’s great-grandson, Emmanuel.
91-93 Points | International Wine Cellar , January/February 2013
Bright ruby-red. Intense raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by notes of anise and lavender. Juicy and expansive, with appealingly sweet red fruit flavors and a touch of bitter herbs. Finishes spicy and long, with lingering cherry pit and floral qualities.