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Clusel Roch




Côte Rôtie

Grape Type:


Côte Rôtie, Les Grandes Places, 2013

Tasting Note:

Always the most tightly coiled of the Clusel Roch's Cuvees and the most structured and profound. This is packed with brooding dark ripe fruits, notes of earth and stone too, handsome but it clearly needs plenty of time in bottle to mature. Finely chiselled tannins provide a solid foundation for the complex layers of fruit. A Cote Rotie for the long term . Grandes Places is a fabulous, single vineyard in the Verenay commune planted with 75-year-old ‘Serrine’ vines, which is the traditional Syrah of Ampuis. The wine is aged for 24 months in 30% new oak and is bottled without filtration.

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