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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Clusel Roch

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Côte Rôtie

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Côte Rôtie, La Viaillère, 2018

12x75cl £550.00

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Tasting Note:

Exquisitely pretty, small ripe strawberry fruit intertwined with velvety cashmere tannins that coat the palate. Open, engaging and fruit-driven flavours, ripe touches of griotte and kirsch, that not only seduce at first approach but also prove to be remarkably persistent. Now that Clusel-Roch's vineyards are 32-years-old they are starting to produce outstanding wine and as such Clusel Roch decided, as of the 2009 vintage, to bottle it up as a separate cuvée. The bottom of the slope still goes into the main Cote Rotie blend. Aged for around 16 months in a maximum of 15% new oak.

Discover Rhône

France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...

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