Cote Rotie

Maryline et Christophe Billon

Vieilles Vignes Cote Rotie Syrah 2016

Lyle Fass
9.6

Needed a whole day to become civilized. Stunning nose of blueberry, blackberry, graphite, granite and dark flowers. Some saddle leather as well. Also wet pottery clay. Palate is juicy and concentrated with terrific energy and thrust. Sappy and fresh with such fine grained tannins. Terrific layering and a soft density. So pure and deep. Elegant like only the best can be. Amazing balance and length. Age for 5-7 more years then watch out! — 4 days ago

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Gérard Bertrand

Cote des Roses Languedoc Syrah Blend Rosé 2020

Great start to the night with flavors of strawberry and melon — 17 days ago

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Rob Brobst III

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@Jay Eagan Wow what a score… I’ve not seen such a highly rated rose blend…👍🏽✌🏼

Jacques Selosse

Lieux Dits Aÿ La Cote Faron Extra Brut Grand Cru Champagne Blend 2019

Large Flavor with heavy minerality and light yeast. — 6 days ago

Domaine Jean Dauvissat Pere & Fils

Cote de Lechet Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2018

Nose is pure seashells. White flowers. So airy.

Palate is fine minerals. Elegant richness. Hint of green apple. Very dense as it aerates.
— 5 days ago

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Patrick Jasmin

la Giroflarie Cote Rotie Syrah 2015

Opened for 1.5 hours. Peppery and jammy nose, with some mysterious dark fruit. And maybe some basil? Oh my! Full mouth feel, with slight tannins, and nice, long finish. Quite complex. I love the way this wine envelops ones senses in a way that other wines don't. It demands my attention, which it receives. This is supposed to have a little viognier in it, but am not tasting it. Perhaps it's the floral part? Regardless, this is a lovely bottle and well worth the splurge. — a month ago

Christiane Chambeyran-Manin

Côte Brune Cote Rôtie Syrah 2015

Extremely good but still infanticide. — 17 days ago

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Clarendon Hills

Astralis Syrah 1997

Pure and powerful but completely resolved. There’s a core of iron tinged red meat and dark blue fruit but hints of black tea, white pepper and spice. As much Burg as Côté-Rotie at this point, completely ready to go. — 6 days ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

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I’ve always enjoyed their wines

E. Guigal

La Landonne Côte-Rotie Syrah 1990

Decanted for a few hours, then taken to Saison in SF. Tawny color with lite rims, mostly translucent. Deep powerful nose, with notes of red fruit, smoked meat, dry brush, Asian spice, pepper, dark moist soil and a little menthol. Rich, silky and intense in the mouth. Long finish. Great juice. — 23 days ago

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Great that Saison didn’t give you grief for bringing an open bottle.

Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach

Assmannshäuser Höllenberg Spätlese trocken Spätburgunder Goldkapsel Auction 2003

This bottle a bit muted relative to last few fireworks. Undeniably burgundian build but somehow screaming Cote-Rotie / St Joseph fruit profile. Dazzling. — a month ago

Ziereisen

Jaspis Däublin Syrah 2018

Has everything you’d want in a geeky Cote Rotie but something special and unique that’s hard to place. Lovely wine @Lyle Fass — a month ago

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