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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Clusel Roch

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Côte Rôtie

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Côte Rôtie, Les Grandes Places, 2017

12x75cl £710.00

3 cases

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Tasting Note:

As ever more severe and strict than the other wines in its youth but brilliantly defined. Serious and muscled, intense, rocky, earthy flavours but finishing on a lovely ripe griotte, black cherry and violet notes. On the darker side of the spectrum and seriously profound but not without beauty. 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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