Rhone

Rhone has a long wine producing history of over 500 years. It is a very large, warm region known in the wine world for its variety of earthy red wines. Rhône wine is produced mainly from Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre. Wines in which all three are blended are known as GSM blends, and have become popular across the world. Rhone wines are well-Known for their bright, vibrant flavors of spice, brought on by the warmth of the climate, Rhône wines also tend to have flavors of dark fruit, herbs, coffee, and earth.

Rhone is divided into Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone. In Northern Rhone, red wine is dominated by Syrah especially in star appellation like Cote Rotie and Hermitage. Because of the prestigious slope with intense sunshine, the world class Syrah is produced which is elegant, fine and superb with long ageing potential. White wine is less produced but as famous as red like Condrieu made by Viognier grape. In Southern Rhone, Syrah no longer rules the area but also Grenache and Mouvedre. The king in here is Chateauneuf-du-Pape producing exotic and glamorous wines because of the unique Galets Roules soil.

Winery Description Vintage Format Bot. Price by Case Rating
Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape, 6x75cl 2012 6X75CL 550
E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Landonne, 3x75cl 1999 3X75CL 5900 RP 100
Henri Bonneau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Marie Beurrier, 12x75cl 2005 12X75CL 1980 RP 90
J.L Chave Hermitage, 12x75cl 1988 12X75CL 3820
P. Jaboulet Hermitage Chevalier Sterimberg, 6x75cl 2014 6X75CL 420 RP 93
P. Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle, 3x150cl 1997 3X150CL 1820 RP 93
P. Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle, 6X75cl 1994 6X75CL 910
P. Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle, 6X75cl 1997 6X75CL 910 RP 93
P. Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle, 6X75cl 2007 6X75CL 1050 RP 91
P. Jaboulet Hermitage La Petite Chapelle 6X75cl 2010 6X75CL 480 RP 92

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