Côtes Du Ventoux, Southern Rhône

Domaine du Vieux Lazaret

Côtes du Ventoux Red Rhone Blend 2017

6/2022. Bold and full of flavor. Paired well with the grilled boneless short rib. — 9 days ago

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E. Guigal

Côtes du Rhône White Rhone Blend 2018

No formal notes - this is the last of 6 bottles. Notes of mandarin and honeysuckle - luscious - the perfect Winter white. See previous Delectable notes. A regular purchase for me. More than 50% Viognier together with Roussanne and other Rhone white grapes. Amazing consistency considering Guigal makes over 700,000 bottles per year. — 9 days ago

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Ron R

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I must find some of this. How on earth to you make wine on an industrial scale, and still produce a super product. Now that is genius.
Bob McDonald

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I couldn’t agree more Ron. It’s the same with their Rouge. Apparently they pay top Euro for good grapes from the growers, yet manage to produce an affordable every day wine. Somebody like Sherry Lehmann or Costco should have it?

Pierre-Henri Morel

Signargues Côtes du Rhône Villages Red Rhône Blend 2019

Rhubarb pie - windowsill cooling - a nice nose.

Dense, luscious and inviting fruit here. Raspberry coolie - dense Pom, and some twig and branch action. A lot more going as the wine warms from cellar temp.
This is.CDP for the price of a Rhone. Gorgeous.
— 7 hours ago

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Trixie

Trixie

Such a lovely review!🥂😁

E. Guigal

Côtes du Rhône Red Rhône Blend 2018

The first of 12 and an annual purchase for me. Must be the best value red wine on the planet - $24 AUD per bottle. 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre. I don’t know what the annual production would be but it would have to be well over a million bottles. I love Phillipe Guigals philosophy in that he says the CDR is the most important wine they produce because it is the wine most people will first be introduced to the Estate. Fresh savoury red fruits with raspberry to the fore. Quaffable and smashable. — 9 days ago

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Ray Vanderhoff

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Agree with you completely, Bob. Outstanding quality for the price.
John Bratincevic

John Bratincevic

Astonishingly, I’ve never had this (that I can remember). Will pick up a bottle on my next run.
Bob McDonald

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I had to Google the annual production of the Guigal CdR Rouge and would you believe for 2018 it was 4,500,000 bottles!!! A phenomenal effort.

Jean-Luc Colombo

La Goulue on Madison "Les Abeilles" Côtes du Rhône Red Rhone Blend 2016

Ruby, purple edges with aromas of red berry fruits and herb notes. On the palate flavors of ripe blackberry and raspberry with dried flower, licorice and spice. Firm tannins on medium finish ending with a herb mineral fruit character. Drink now no aging benefit. — 14 days ago

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Domaine de la Piégonne

Ventoux Red Rhone Blend

We much preferred the ventoux to the valreas — 3 days ago

Château Beauchêne

Grande Réserve Côtes du Rhône White Rhone Blend 2020

A new style for me.

Nose: meaty, savory, saline…almost some onions. Bagels. Onion bagels??! Mexican food?!? Wow, the Mexican food images really sticks, now I keep smelling tacos…

Taste: heavy, peachy, grapey, sweet onions and herbs, white flowers, honeysuckle, vanilla…almond, apricot. Long finish. I don’t drink a lot of white wine, so my experience (and vocabulary) are both limited here…and I can’t decide if I love it or hate it- it is funky compared to what I am used to…but very complex, and clearly well made stuff. I’ll go 90!
— 10 days ago

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Château de Montfaucon

Côtes du Rhône 2010

Medium-dark purple, rich dark fruits, terrific CdR, balanced, medium-long finish, a lot of this best juice in this wine now goes into the Montfaucon Lirac (not Baron Louis), at the early stage of hitting its maturity. — 11 days ago

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Domaine Charvin

Côtes du Rhône Rosé Blend 2020

Ron R
9.1

Typical CdR presentation with a lithe and round palate profile. Finishes sweet and rich. Big-time buy at the right price. — 10 days ago

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Château Unang

Côtes du Ventoux Grenache Blend 2017

Smooth with balanced fruit and tannins. Spicy finish. A fav! WOM 11-20 — 14 days ago