Organic Masters 2019: 2 awards for Maris – The Drinks Business

Two wines from Château Maris have been awarded at the Organic Masters 2019 by The Drinks Business : a gold medal to Savoir Vieillir 2018 and Master to Dynamic 2016.

“Between £15 and £20 we found our best-value pick of the day, Savoir Veillir, a pure Syrah from Minervois, made by biodynamic Château Maris. Soft, intense, with masses of black fruit, spice and touch of tapenade, this was a great wine at an affordable price, that we later found out, much to our surprise due to its clean and expressive fresh fruit character, is also made with no added sulphites.”

“Europe also shone at this top end of the tastings. Notably once again, Château Maris, which produced our star of the day with its ultimate expression: Dynamic. Gaining an average score of 96 points from our exacting judges, it appealed to everyone for its clearly identifiable fine, concentrated dark berry and pepper Syrah character, and smooth fleshy black cherry flavours on the palate, along with a touch of smoky complexity, grippy texture, and some sweet oak in the background. A big, powerful drop in its youth, that also displayed an appealing brightness too. As Stefanowicz summed up about the wine, “Balanced, concentrated, complex, layered and lingering on the finish.”

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