Rene De Lacray

Rene Rostaing

Ampodium Côte-Rôtie Syrah 2014

Still looking for balance
Explosion of freshness and flavour
Long and elegant
I reckon it needs time, but honestly this one is a guess.
I find the evolution of the wines from Northern Rhone still hard to read sometimes especially when they are at this stage.
I would love to taste this wine in 10 years and see where it goes
— a month ago

Bob, Severn and 13 others liked this

Rene Rostaing

Puech Noble Coteaux du Languedoc Syrah Blend 2017

Nate Wall
9.0

A Northern Rhône take on a Southern Rhône blend - less stewed fruit, more floral and herbal and nuance. Lovely. — 2 months ago

Rene Lequin-Colin

Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018

Violet color. As expected, violet and blueberry, fruity taste. A bit spicy. Slight iron flavor. 2018 @850, Kping -, 210520-210524 — 3 months ago

Rene Lequin-Colin

Santenay Sous la Roche Chardonnay

Pale yellow, citrus > oak, vanilla apple. Lovely — 21 days ago

Rene Rostaing

Côte-Rôtie Syrah 2003

A decent quaff, but not at the level of his higher end cuvees or better vintages. Lots of fruit but lacking weight or meaningful structure. Drink up. — 2 months ago

Severn, Sharon and 15 others liked this

Rene Rostaing

La Landonne Côte-Rôtie Syrah 2001

Reddish tawny, Translucent. Medicinal nose. Slate, bacon fat, cherries some menthol. Rich and powerful. Silky. Long finish. Everything you want in a Cote-Rotie. At peak and in a perfect drinking window. — 3 months ago

Tom, Severn and 22 others liked this

Domaine Rene Rostaing

Le Vassal Red Blend 2017

Second bottle of this in as many months. Still impressed at the complexity this brings for the $$$. — 4 months ago

Rene Rostaing

Côte Blonde Côte-Rôtie Syrah 1995

Decanted for a few hours before checking in. Purple reddish color. Earthy nose. Notes of black currants, crushed granite, blueberries, some funk, some menthol and some dark soil. What it has in the nose is missing in the mouth…. Not as good as the last bottle… not very exciting nor impactful. Today it’s all about the nose. — 2 months ago

Shay, Josh and 22 others liked this

Rene Lequin-Colin

Vieilles Vignes Santenay Pinot Noir

Much black compared with Bourgogne and juicy. Earthy herby spicy aroma. Deep strawberry. Tannic due to young. Over time, much smooth after one hour. 9.0 after a few years. Last minutes today, 3 hours, a bit dry. 2018 @1080, Kping -, 210520-210526 — 3 months ago