Appellation: AOC Cote-Rotie (Northern Rhone region)

 

Grape: Syrah (100%)

 

Farming: Organic (not certified)

 

Aromatics: Lifted and perfumed Syrah. Aromas of black raspberries, spices, black plums and notes of licorice.

 

Palate: Elegant and silky Syrah, blackberries, very fine tannins, beautiful power, balance and freshness. Long and vibrant finish. This is pretty special Cote-Rotie which is both intense and subtle. Young wine yet giving so much already.

 

About the wine: Vineyard located in the "Cote Blonde" on schist terroir, most of the grapes are destemmed. The wine is aged 18 months in French oak barrels with 15% new oak.

 

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 10 years.

 

Service: 14-15 degrees. Cabernet glass. Decant for 30 mins to 1 hour.

 

Food match: Slow cooked meat dish, grilled meat with roast vegetable, meat stew.

 

2018 Domaine Garon, AOC Cote-Rotie 'Les Triotes'

$159.00Price