(RP=88-90) More textured and concentrated than the 2014, the 2013 C?tes du Roussillon Villages Cuvee Constance has plenty of sweet black cherries, licorice, ground herbs and hints of leather to go with a medium-bodied, impressively textured feel on the palate. The normal blend of Grenache and Carignan that??s raised in concrete tank, this is a year in, year out over achiever that sells for a song. (WS=87) Dusty earth and dried herb aromas surround the dried red berry and plum flavors in this medium-bodied red. Black pepper and hot stone notes line the crisp finish, with supple tannins. Drink now. 7,500 cases made.