Côteaux Du Lyonnais, Rhône

Maison Clusel-Roch

Galet Coteaux du Lyonnais Red Rhone Blend 2015

Little sign of the hallmark carbonic maceration smells of strawberries and cinnamon. In their place are more elegant Burgundian aromatics of cherry licorice, flower gardens mulched with fresh forest compost, and just a wee curl of sandalwood smoke. A sip is structured and dense with sappy wild bramble fruit. If any comparison to Cru Beaujolais is to be made, it has to be to the age-worthy specimens from Morgon and Moulin-à-vent.
— 4 years ago

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Baptiste Nayrand

Vésanie Côteaux du Lyonnais Gamay 2015

Very good stony gamay from a small producer just outside of Lyon. — 5 years ago

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Baptiste Nayrand

L'Astrale Coteaux du Lyonnais Gamay

Had at The Progress- so much depth and JUICE like great cru but something a little bit livelier going on — 3 years ago

Andrew Murray

Les Côteaux Santa Barbara County Syrah 1996

This has matured into a beautiful Northern Rhône lookalike with an almost Burgundian elegance. — 5 years ago

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Traboules Côteaux du Lyonnais Gamay 2016

Delicious earth and pepper. — 5 years ago

Mas d'Intras

Cuvée Ferdinand Vin de Pays des Côteaux de l'Ardèche 2014

Violet fruit in the nose, cdp blend. Amazing value. — 6 years ago

Domaine de Prapin

Gam’ Nature Côteaux du Lyonnais Gamay

a nature wine rather green. early, light, with a nice acidity that will place it at the beginning of the meal. a gourmet nose with tangy notes of jammy cherries, specific to gamays. A lot of freshness, light, nice, generous. price / quality ratio correct. — 3 years ago

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Caves Emile Cheysson

Le Bistrot de la Mère Maréchal Les côteaux du Lyonnais Chardonnay 2015

Crazy good right-time-of-the-year-for-no-wood French Chardonnay, herbal and melon from nose to finish showing plenty of acid/tannic softly clinging depth front to back (even without wood), hints of some cantaloupe towards the end and a tinge of fresh raw celery throughout the drink. This wine was brilliantly paired with a groovy tart greens-based salad, at my buddy, Geoph Adams', waterfront Black Sheep, in Beaufort, NC. Don't miss his magic moment when hanging or passing through NC's middle cape, which is Lookout (Beaufort being lazy, crazy, cool). Another brilliant wine by Eric and Laure's Queen of Wines (boutique importing and distribution bringing the passion of France straight into NC) so cool!!! — 3 hours ago — 5 years ago