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Colour: Red
Producer: Clusel Roch
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Côte Rôtie
Grape Variety: Syrah

Côte Rôtie, La Viaillère, 2012

1 case
Equiv. £122.50 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Wonderful, high-toned, floral, juicy and fresh. So fine and precise yet with plenty of strength too. Ripe bright berry and cherry fruits, a hint of sweet/sour damson and a darker bramble side; generous yet with a stern, edgy side to it. Brilliant. Once part of the classic Côte Rôtie blend, the 27-year-old vines of La Viaillère are starting to produce such outstanding wine that Clusel Roch, as of 2009, have started to bottle it up as a separate cuvée.

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