Posts Tagged Cotes du Rhone

2010 Domain d’ Andezon Côtes du Rhône, France

Well-balanced and focused, with bright mixed berry notes amid roasted red pepper and underlying woodsiness. Fine tannins and easy to drink, without overly apparent alcohol or bombast, this is a Rhone blend for everyone. MSRP: $16.99 (January... Read more

2009 Domaine de Ferrand ‘La Ferrande,’ Cotes du Rhone, France

Bittersweet cocoa and coffee notes complicate and entwine layers of seasonal plum fruit and ripe cherry jam in this 100 percent Syrah from a small Rhone parcel. There's a whiff of rosemary and fresh berry pie. 14 percent alcohol leaks around the... Read more

2009 Domaine Denis Alary Cairanne Vielles Vignes, Cote du Rhone Villages, France

Denis Alary's family has been making wine since 1692, and they've clearly learned something in that time. This entry-level blend of Grenache, Syrah and Carignan is a yummy, food-friendly mix of exotic spices (cinnamon, star anise), forest floor... Read more

2009 Chateau de l’Estagnol Red, Cotes du Rhone

Some of the world’s most beguiling wines come from France’s Rhone Valley. Let’s take a quick armchair trip to southern France: In the Rhone, south of Drome, you’ll find the commune of Suze-La-Rousse. This is the home of Chateau de... Read more