Côtes du Rhône Grandes Vignes d'Estezargues 2009

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The 2009 La Granacha is made from 100% old vine Grenache (some parcels are nearly 100 years old). Also aged in tank before being bottled unfined and unfiltered, this is the most powerful La Granacha yet made, tipping the scales at nearly 16% natural alcohol. The belief that such a powerful wine can not also be elegant is disproved by the precise, fresh, lively kirsch liqueur notes intermixed with tobacco leaf, loamy soil, and forest floor characteristics. This delicious, deep ruby/plum-colored, round, generous, glycerin-filled wine can be enjoyed over the next several years.

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Snooth User: iansanso
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05/11/2013

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External Reviews for Côtes du Rhône Grandes Vignes d'Estezargues

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
03/24/2011

This great wine from a Natural winemaker is full of dark fruit, with tiny suggestions of smoke and game. Great now in the flush of youth but also shows interesting medium-term aging potential.


External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
02/17/2011

Coming from the great Estezargues co-op in the Rhône Valley, this easy-drinking Côtes du Rhône is brimming with berry fruit and just a hint of licorice.



The 2009 La Granacha is made from 100% old vine Grenache (some parcels are nearly 100 years old). Also aged in tank before being bottled unfined and unfiltered, this is the most powerful La Granacha yet made, tipping the scales at nearly 16% natural alcohol. The belief that such a powerful wine can not also be elegant is disproved by the precise, fresh, lively kirsch liqueur notes intermixed with tobacco leaf, loamy soil, and forest floor characteristics. This delicious, deep ruby/plum-colored, round, generous, glycerin-filled wine can be enjoyed over the next several years.

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