|Winery:||Château Des Tours|
|Region:||France » Rhône » Southern Rhône » Côtes-du-rhône|
Château Des Tours
Strong sweet peppery aromas, Raspberry pepper jam on the palate, loaded with red fruit notes, nice acidity, delicate quality to it, smooth mouthfeel and tasted well with light pairing food, really enjoyed this!
- Avg. Price $14.99
- Snoothrank: Avg. Price $12.56
- Avg. Price $91.40
- Avg. Price $39.99
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Clairette is a frequently used name for white grape varieties in southern France. According to Jancis Robinson, true ...
History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Gre...
History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...
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NO DATE3/5/2011 - WINEJNKY WROTE: 88 PointsDrank with wine group. Second place among 4 CdR. Strong nose, slightly barnyard, but inviting. Well balanced with good fruit and a nice body, spicy finish.2/4/2011 - ANONYMOUS WROTE: 87 PointsVery light colored. Strawberries in the bouquet. Very juicy, fruity and supple in the mouth. Rose hips, a small ... Read More
I bought two bottles of this wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/43213 for £11.49.Graves is an AOC to the south of the city of Bordeaux on the left or west bank of the river Garonne.The name is a reference to the gravel soils.In 1987 the more prestigious properties in the north of the appellation broke away and created the a... Read More
Open that bottle night is coming up on February 23rd. What bottle are you holding on to for that "special occasion?" This is the night that gives you the reason to Open That Bottle!What are you going to open? Read More
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On first opening the nose features sour peat, strawberries, leather and tobacco leaf. The palate also shows tobacco leaf, black tea, strawberries with a spicy cedar cigar tobacco leaf finish. One hour later the nose shows rich red raspberry, black tea and spicy tobacco leaf. The palate is featuring tobacco leaf, dark berries, currants and cra... Read More
The Tour de France starts early this year (next weekend) so racers can do le Tour and the Olympics. I will be following the tour route, tasting wines from the regions the racers visit during the three week bike race.The tour starts in Belgium this year. I will pick up the race in Alsace and then continue through Jura, Savoie, Rhone, Provence a... Read More
Unsure how long it'd been open, but the nose and appearance made it seem much older than a 2008. Lots of dried leaves and earth, mushroom and coffee. The flavors follow suit. Lots of dried berry fruit. I tasted this blind and knew I tasted grenache. It's a very tasty, earthy CDR. I'd recommend lots of decanting or breathing time, allowing ... Read More
Medium body with rich raspberry and cassis with a touch of earth. Read More
Strong sweet peppery aromas, Raspberry pepper jam on the palate, loaded with red fruit notes, nice acidity, delicate quality to it, smooth mouthfeel and tasted well with light pairing food, really enjoyed this! Read More
A different experience from my usual thing. I really like the main flavors, it has an almost buttery feel to it. However, there is a bitter aftertaste that really knocks the wine for me. That said, I really don't have the experience with Rhône wines to make a comparison. Read More
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