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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top French Rhone Blends Of 2010

 

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Montirius-Gigondas-Terre Des Aines-Grenache-Mourvedre-France-2005-$22.22-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A smooth full bodied rich blend, blueberry, plum, fig, crushed rocks and spiced cola, a enjoyable wine.                  WS-91               WE-90               CR-91              Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

Chateau Beauchene-Premier Terroir-Cotes Du Rhone-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-2007-$12.23-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark amber in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, raspberry, currant, cherry, earth and pepper, a good value.              NR                CR-88              Good with chicken, cheese, pasta.

Perrin & Fils-Cotes Du Rhone Villages-Orange-France-2007-$14.27-A nose of dark fruit and spice, medium amber in color.  A smooth easy drinking red, blackberry, plum, spice with some earthy flavors, a good buy.               WS-90               CR-88                Good with chicken, lamb, pasta.

Domaine Grand Veneur-Clos Sixte-Lirac-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-France-2006-$14.94-A nose of earthy red fruit and spice, medium to dark amber in color.  Raspberry, plum, licorice, spice, smooth and earthy, a very good value for the price.             RP-90          WS-90               CR-91              Good with pork, cheese, salads.

M. Chapoutier-Les Vignes De Bila-Haut-Cotes Du Roussillon Villages-Grenache-Syrah-Carignan-France-2008-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, deep ruby in color.  A smooth, medium bodied blend with black raspberry, black cherry, plum with some spice and chocolate.  A very good value for this price.                    WS-90           CR-90            Good with chicken, salads, pasta.

Yves Cuilleron-Saint Jospeph-L’Amarybelle-Syrah-Rhone-France-2003-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and herbs, dark purple in color.   A smooth medium to full bodied red, blackberry, currants, plum, with smoke with a spicy finish.                 NR                 CR-90            Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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