Cote-du-rhône Wine

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Cotes du Rhone is the most generic appellation in the Southern Rhone. Its reach is gigantic. Most of the wines are fruity, Grenache-based, and inexpensive. The maximum yields are high -- 50 hl/ha -- and the majority of the wines are, well, bistro wines. There are, however, a few quality-minded producers of Cotes du Rhone, and many more solid, reliable ones. The prices are good, so those wines are well worth seeking out.
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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • As the leader of this group, because it's my birthday weekend and thus I am ... ... Chateau du Fonsalette Cote du Rhone 1998 Neitea Toscana IGT Rosso1999 Sant'Elena MerlotI then opened another bottle of 1987 Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valleywhich I has everyone taste and enjoy, then attempted to recreate the food pairing exercise ... Read More

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  • Hospice du Rhone, the brainchild of John Alban, has become Spring's epicenter for all things Rhone.  This global celebration is a warm embrace of all 22 grape varieties that trace their heritage to the lands that surround France’s 505 mile watering hole, 18 years strong, with this year, embarrassingly, being my first.  Well, it took me ten years... Read More

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  • I was invited to a tasting meant for restaurant managers, somms, etc., to choose wines for their venues.  Lucky me!  Thanks to Patrick Pretz of Crush Wines for an outtanding experience.  It was a great opportunity for me to meet many winemakers and taste a broad range of wines.  I will link the wines I tasted if anyone would like to see the info... Read More

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  • Maurel Vedeau Chardonnay 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by taloucci


  • Ac Vinsobres Celliers des Dauphins Rouge 2006

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    A really solid AC vinsobres with nice ,soft berry fruit and great mouthfeel. I'm sure that a little time in the bottle did not hurt, nonetheless. Strawberries and pepper. Read More

    Wine review by enotheque


  • Caves Saint-Pierre Cotes du Rhone-Villages 'Preference' 2007

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    Really lovely and you can tell the Carignan's presence with the great, ripe red fruit in the blend. Very complex pepper and sweet spice layers too. Read More

    Wine review by enotheque


  • Cellier des Dauphins 'La Reserve' Cotes du Rhone-Villages 2006

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    A CDR-Villages comme ca? Mais non! Read More

    Wine review by enotheque


  • M. Chapoutier Organic Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2006

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    Solid, straightforward if not slightly overpriced CDR. Everything with it seemed right, from balance to fruit and spice, but it never provided that 'aha!' sort of moment. Read More

    Wine review by enotheque


  • Gabriel Meffre Cotes du Rhone la Chasse du Pape 2007

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    Not that the "Reserve" actually means anything, legally speaking, but the wine is a nice little informal bottle of CDR. Not my favorite, but balanced enough and with decent enough fruit concentration and spice. Read More

    Wine review by enotheque


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