+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

M Chapoutier Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour Domaine de Bila-Haut 2009

Member Review by zufrieden:

This wine was chosen for a Beef Stroganoff dish - perhaps with the notion that some Carignan zing might counter the sour cream sauce. Anyway, this wine does not disappoint when paired with the food as described: the very slight rusticity and light to medium tannin is perfect with Stroganoff; a slight tartness perfectly meshes with the food. I do not have the Basque term for gemutlich, but perhaps such a term is needed for this nicely balanced blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignon. The sour cherry notes are great if the wine is slightly chilled and called into service as an aperitif. Good value from a good vintage.

Add winemaker's notes
  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.08 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
M. Chapoutier:
The name CHAPOUTIER is present in the Rhône Valley since 1808. In 1879, the distant ancestor Polydor CHAPOUTIER was the first to begin to buy vines, thus moving from the status of wine-grower of an estate to that of a viticulturist, a wine producer and a businessman. The pioneering spirit was already present in the family.

Member Reviews for M Chapoutier Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour Domaine de Bila-Haut

Add your review
Snooth User: zufrieden
2593863,981
3.00 5
01/29/2012

This wine was chosen for a Beef Stroganoff dish - perhaps with the notion that some Carignan zing might counter the sour cream sauce. Anyway, this wine does not disappoint when paired with the food as described: the very slight rusticity and light to medium tannin is perfect with Stroganoff; a slight tartness perfectly meshes with the food. I do not have the Basque term for gemutlich, but perhaps such a term is needed for this nicely balanced blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignon. The sour cherry notes are great if the wine is slightly chilled and called into service as an aperitif. Good value from a good vintage.


Snooth User: MrRiesling
2015421,393
3.50 5
07/11/2011

Went very well with steak.

User Tags:

Red
  • France
  • 2009

  • Snooth User: Breno Tinoco
    826482308
    3.00 5
    04/22/2011

    Perfect with paste or pizza


    Snooth User: prasadrs
    7485798
    0.00 5
    01/28/2011

    Bila Haut



    Photos

    + Add Image

    Best Wine Deals

    See More Deals »

    Carignan Top Lists







    Snooth Media Network