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Cotes du Roussillon Villages

France, Red Blend, Bila-Haut, Michael Chapoutier, Cotes du Roussillon Villages, Roussillon, 2016

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N/ Plum skins, damp old wood, wet river stones, black and purple fruits, tobacco, and faint oyster shells. T/ Medium full mouth feel. Black and purple fruit flavors with slightly grainy tannins. Soil and flint notes. Extended fruit and earth finish. https://www.chapoutier.com Price = $12-$18 T = B- N = B- I = B / […]

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France, Red blend, Michel Chapoutier, Cotes du Roussillon Villages, Bila-Haut, 2014

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Red blend of syrah, grenache and carignan. N/ Black cherry, plum skins, compote, multiple aromatic herbs like sage and rosemary, and tobacco leaf. The smell of a walk in wild country. Outstanding. T/ Medium mouthfeel. A large payload of black cherry, black berry, and savory notes all with a nicely balanced gentle sweetness. Her close […]

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