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Colour: Red
Producer: René Rostaing
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Côte Rôtie
Grape Variety: Syrah

Côte Rôtie, Ampodium, 2018

10 cases, 4 bottles
£41.67 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Bold, hearty and generous, this boasts mouth-coating, juicy velvety dark bramble fruit. Ripe and luscious, forthcoming and immediately likeable this may not be the most concentrated Ampodium but it will drink well young and find many admirers. As ever a minimum of 90% whole bunch fermentation was used to keep the wine as fresh as possible. A blend of top quality vineyards across the estate including Tupin and Viaillere, all fermented with whole bunches and aged in large demi-muid casks, a maximum of 10% of which are new.

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. ...