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Javone Premiere Pente Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2013


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A GREAT Cotes du Rhone blend we enjoyed and strongly recommend.

Producer/Winery: Christophe and Sandrine Coste; Domaine de Javone; ch des Issarts Saze, France.

Grape Variety: Rhone blend – 60% Syrah and 40$ Grenache.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Côtes du Rhône, France.

Vintage: 2016

Price: $14.40 (with a 10% mixed case discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Beef hamburgers, baked beans and coleslaw.

Tasting:

    Opened 45-minutes before drinking. Clear, ruby color with the same color rim. Aromas of damp earth, plum and a milking barn on a winter morning that’s full of hot cows (just believe me if you have ever experienced it you will never forget that musky aroma). Juicy, rich, medium body and a 150-grit texture. Peppery plum, current and cherry flavors, fresh acidity and yummy leathery tannins. Than get ready for an explosive finish that’s packed with dark fruit, a perfect tannin grip and lots of black liquorice taste. WOW a EXCELLENT Côtes du Rhône at a price point every wine drinker should get excited about. We gave it a TastedOnline.com Quality wine at a Bargain price rating. A GREAT Cotes du Rhone blend we enjoyed and strongly recommend.

Natural weeding in the Domaine de Javone vineyard
Photo from Domaine de Javone.

Comments:

Alcohol Content: 13.5%

Closure: Reconstructed cork.

UPC Code: 3 760196 450009

Imported by: Barrique Wines; Durham, North Carolina.