Cellier des Dauphins 2018 Reserve Cotes du Rhone
60% Grenache, 40% Syrah | Alc: 14%
Côtes du Rhône, Rhône Valley, France
Dauphins 2018 Reserve Cotes du Rhone is grown on sunny slopes and harvested at the peak of ripeness, Syrah and Grenache grapes give the wine its deep ruby colour. Extraordinary care during extraction accounts for its unctuous quality and rich mix of sun-baked black fruits. Astute élevage; aging, fining, filtering, and blending yields a round wine with soft ripe tannins and long finishes.
“This is delicious! Very classy and appealing aromas of flowers, garrigue, spice and forest floor. On the palate sweet vanilla oak marries into the charming and svelte herbal, red and blue fruit mix. It’s full of flavour, super supple, super drinkable and authentic. Bouquet, taste, finish: all are magnificent.” 97 Pts – Decanter
“A blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, this plump, perfumed red entices with aromas of pristine blackberry accented by fresh beet root and herb. It’s densely fruity and voluminous in mouthfeel but lifted by a touch of minerality. Best now–2024.” 89 Pts – Wine Enthusiast
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