The wine is ripe, rich and round, with black raspberry, white pepper and spice flavors. True Cotes du Rhone in a Bistro style.
|Vintage:||2014||Grape Varietals:||50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Cinsault, 10% Carignan||ABV:||14%|
|Production:||10% of the wine was aged in Oak barrels. The rest is concrete tanks.|
Vinification: 8 days skin maceration in temperature controlled vats.
Aged 90% in tank, 10% in barrel.
Age of the vines: 30 years
Enjoy with a large variety of food, from pizza to pasta, hamburgers or even on its own slightly chilled.
|Item Number||Unit||Units/Case||Type||UPC - bottle||SCC - case||SRP/Unit|
|F0EE226039GRM||750ml||12||Glass||7 84585 00067 8||1 07 84585 00067 5||$19.99|
"The 2016 Côtes du Rhône is a stunner, checking in as 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and 10% each of Cinsault and Carignan brought up mostly in tank, with just 10% seeing time in barrel. Rocking levels of black cherries, blackberries, licorice, new leather, and earth all emerge from the glass, and it’s medium to full-bodied, fruit-loaded, and downright irresistible. If you need a house red for drinking over the coming 3-4 years, this is a sure thing."
- Jeb Dunnuck (March 2019), 91 pts
"The 2016 Cotes du Rhone is another great value. A blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre and 5% each Carignan and Cinsault aged solely in concrete, this medium-bodied wine is simply a joy to drink. Black cherries, dried spices and Provençal herbs finish with a silky touch. It should drink well for 3-4 years. - Joe Czerwinski"
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue 233, October 2017), 89 pts
"While the nose of this full-bodied red is restrained, the palate is opulent with ripe black cherry and plum flavors. It's plush yet balanced with delicate hints of hazelnut and spice, as well as lively acidity. The finish is long, dominated by ripe but densely structured tannins. Accessible already, it could hold through 2022."
- Wine Enthusiast (July 1st 2018), 90 pts & Best Buy
"A juicy, lively, peppery, iron, herbal and black fruited wine is the 2015 Cotes du Rhone from Chateau de Segries. Its deep ruby/black color is followed by a medium to full-bodied, concentrated Cotes du Rhone that has solid concentration, ripe, firm tannin, good acidity and a clean finish. Drink this classically styled, almost austere 2015 over the coming 4-5 years. - Jeb Dunnuck"
- Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate (Issue 227, October 28th 2016), 87 pts
"Lurid ruby-red. Fresh red berries and candied flowers on the lively, focused nose. Juicy and sharply focused, offering energetic raspberry and bitter cherry flavors that flesh out and pick up a spicy quality with aeration. Shows an appealingly sweet raspberry quality on the finish, which is given shape by smooth tannins. - Josh Raynolds"
- Vinous (June 2016), 89 pts
"Brisk and spicy, this hits all the markers of a southern French red, with herbs, spice and berry fruit in equal—and restrained—measure."
- Wine & Spirits Magazine (February 2016), 88 pts - Best Buy
"A peppery, juicy, medium-bodied effort, the 2013 Cotes du Rhone (made from declassified Lirac grapes and a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% each of Cinsault and Carignan) has plenty of black cherry and assorted berry fruit, hints of bacon fat and underbrush. It's a clean, classy quaffer to enjoy over the coming couple of years. - Jeb Dunnuck"
Wine Advocate (Issue 216, January 2015), 87 pts
"Full-bodied but approachable, this wine shows a slightly horsey edge on the nose, and pleasingly suede-like flavors and textures underlying the raspberry fruit. It’s a complex mélange that should likely be consumed over the next couple of years. — J.C."
Wine Enthusiast (December 31st 2013), 90 pts + BEST BUY
"The 2012 Cotes du Rhone is composed of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Carignan and 10% Cinsault. It is a fruity, pedal-to-the-metal, peppery, black currant and black cherry-scented and flavored, medium-bodied Cotes du Rhone displaying hints of lavender and garrigue. Enjoy it over the next 2-3 years. "
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue #208, August 2013), 88 pts + BEST BUY
"The 2011 Cotes du Rhone rouge displays a forward, dense ruby/plum color and loads of raspberry, pepper and black cherry notes with hints of tobacco leaf and roasted Provencal herbs. A classic Cotes du Rhone made in a bistro style from a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and the rest equal parts Cinsault and Carignan, this medium-bodied wine should be drunk over the next 2-3 years."
Wine Advocate (Issue 201, June 2012), 88 pts + BEST BUY