Côtes du Rhône Red

Soil type

Varied soil, sediment, limestone, granite. Pebbles and Alluvia.

Grape variety

50 % Syrah, 45 % Grenache, 5% Mourvèdre.

Average age of vines

35 years.


Traditional winemakeing methods, temperature controlled fermentation. Long soaking on the skins.


1 ½ years in oak foudres.

Average yield

40 Hl/hectare.

Average annual production

3.500.000 bottles.


Eye : Deep and dark red. Shiny.
Nose : Fresh fruits with red berries and spices.
Palate : Full, round and racy. Rounded and smooth tannins. A full-bodied, rich and intensly aromatic wine.
Overall : Full with a long finish and plenty of elegance and finesse due to the well balanced tannins and fruit.

Our comment

This classic wine offers top quality year in year out.

Vintages 2012

eRobertParker.com #216 - Dec 2014
Score : (87-89)

A big success in the vintage, the 2013 Cotes du Rhone (49% Syrah, 46% Grenache and the rest Mourvedre) has lots of Syrah character in its smoked earth, pepper, dark fruits and olive-scented bouquet. Medium-bodied, with good mid-palate density and plenty of tannin, it should round into form once bottled and drink well for a 7-8 years. Jeb Dunnuck.


A boire

Serving temperature

16°C to 18°C.

Ageing potential

8 years.

Food and wine matching

cold meats, meat, game bird and cheese
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