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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Clusel Roch

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Côte Rôtie

Grape Variety:

Syrah

Côte Rôtie, Les Grandes Places, 2018

12x75cl £710.00

10 cases Equiv. £59.17 per bottle

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6x1.5L £725.00

5 cases Equiv. £120.83 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

As ever there is plenty of underlying structure and muscle here but there is a notably lighter, less stern side to this than usual. The structured core is covered with a veil of silk. The engaging, smooth, velvety, bramble fruit is ample and curvaceous but underpinned by tell-tale Grandes Places earthiness and grip. Handsome Côte Rôtie. 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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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. ...