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Château Pesquié Red Rhone Blend Côtes du Ventoux Terrasses 2007

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Wine Advocate Review Rated 91 The 2007 Terrasses Rouge is a custom cuvee put together for importer Eric Solomon. Made from 60-year-old Grenache and 30-year-old Syrah, one-third is aged in small barrels and the rest in foudre and tank. I'm sure discounters will offer this cuvee for around $12 a bottle, which makes it a remarkable bargain. A dense ruby/purple color is followed by aromas of cassis, kirsch, lavender, pepper, and spice. The sweetness of the tannins, abundant glycerin, razor sharp focus, and wonderful depth make for a wine that transcends its humble price and bucolic appellation. Drink it over the next 2-3 years. Wine Tasting Notes Dark red color, with a nose blossoming into jammy berry aromas set off by a touch of spice. The well-structured, powerful mouthfeel with elegant tannins is enhanced by slightly woody licorice notes. Long finish.

Member Reviews for Château Pesquié Red Rhone Blend Côtes du Ventoux Terrasses

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Snooth User: Richard Foxall
2625833,226
2.50 5
11/13/2009

It's fine, but it came in second to a Ventana Rhone knockoff in blind tasting. I liked it better at first, but it's a little less layered than the Ventana, and not a long finish. It didn't open up a lot after decanting and sitting, either, which is why the Ventana beat it out in the end. There's a lot of good stuff in the price range ($12) so I probably won't go out of my way if this is what it's like in supposedly the best year ever for the Rhone.


Snooth User: picchiboo
178849310
4.00 5
09/28/2009

Binny's - $12/bottle


Snooth User: Mark1975
95811126
2.50 5
12/15/2009

Not a bad buy at 12 clams, but pretty simple in flavor profile. Nice to see some acid in this ripe year, but the body of this wine seems a bit thin to hold it.


Snooth User: madsbs
21834277
3.00 5
01/01/2010

Simple, but friendly - expect to meet all the berry basics of a nice Rhône. Great for drinking without food.


4.00 5
07/02/2009

Very nice - smooth, fruit forward, just plain agreeable! Great value for $12.


Snooth User: WKP
32651225
3.50 5
12/19/2009

Very approachable wine. With fruit upfront and earth at the back end, this wine is suitable for drinking alone or with food.


Snooth User: drsint
1424482,804
3.50 5
02/20/2010

Three and a half glasses



Wine Advocate Review Rated 91 The 2007 Terrasses Rouge is a custom cuvee put together for importer Eric Solomon. Made from 60-year-old Grenache and 30-year-old Syrah, one-third is aged in small barrels and the rest in foudre and tank. I'm sure discounters will offer this cuvee for around $12 a bottle, which makes it a remarkable bargain. A dense ruby/purple color is followed by aromas of cassis, kirsch, lavender, pepper, and spice. The sweetness of the tannins, abundant glycerin, razor sharp focus, and wonderful depth make for a wine that transcends its humble price and bucolic appellation. Drink it over the next 2-3 years. Wine Tasting Notes Dark red color, with a nose blossoming into jammy berry aromas set off by a touch of spice. The well-structured, powerful mouthfeel with elegant tannins is enhanced by slightly woody licorice notes. Long finish.

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