Other Reds

1997

M. Chapoutier Côte-Rotie

Rhone Blend - Red

750 ML

$199.99

Product Description

The Côte-Rotie vineyard is certainly one of the oldest in existence in the Rhône valley : Vienne wines were already highly reputed by Rome as far back as one century B.C. An old fondly, told legend, belonging to Côte-Rotie related the story of the seigneur de Maugiron who having two daughters, one blond and the other dark haired, bequeathed a hillside to each one of them. And thus were born the names of " Côte-Blonde " and " Côte-Brune. "

Details

Varietal: Rhone Blend - Red

Region: Côte Rotie

Region Description:

(coat roe tee)—The grapes grown on the hillsides in this Rhone Valley appellation produce red whites that are deep-colored, luscious, and powerful. Syrah is the most prevalent grape here, producing complex berry flavors and a smoky notes. Increasingly producers are adding up to 20% of Viognier grapes, which give the wines an exotic violet and apricot perfume