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Côtes du Rhône Red Rhône Blend

8.8219 ratings
8.829 pro ratings
Côtes du Rhône, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France
Red Rhone Blend
Tomato-Based, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Mushrooms, Onion, Pungent Cheese, Venison, Hard Cheese, Lamb, Pork, Beef
Top Notes For
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.3

How do they do this? Still one of the best values in the world after all these years.

How do they do this? Still one of the best values in the world after all these years.

29 people found it helpfulSep 14th, 2014
Donald Patz

Owner/Winemaker Patz & Hall

8.7

Thursday night wine +++ delicious and tasting it blind I could easily convince myself it was a CdP at 3x the price. Nice work.

Thursday night wine +++ delicious and tasting it blind I could easily convince myself it was a CdP at 3x the price. Nice work.

15 people found it helpfulSep 6th, 2013
Philip Carpenter

Founder/Educator santabarbarawinetalk.com

9.5

The gold standard. £7/bottle@Majestic. Pretty ripe, SUPER concentrated. Grilled meats/smoke, tapenade on initial pop. Iron, iodine, underbrush, ink, dark, DARK fruit after an hour. Great, consistent palate with a big structure and finish. Bit of a brambly boysenberry/crushed stone finish. Such a ringer for the price.

The gold standard. £7/bottle@Majestic. Pretty ripe, SUPER concentrated. Grilled meats/smoke, tapenade on initial pop. Iron, iodine, underbrush, ink, dark, DARK fruit after an hour. Great, consistent palate with a big structure and finish. Bit of a brambly boysenberry/crushed stone finish. Such a ringer for the price.

2 people found it helpfulNov 14th, 2013
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.0

On the nose; scorched earth, expresso roast, smoked earth, dark currants, blackberries, dark cherries, stewed black plum, hues of blue fruits, smoked meats, tobacco, used leather, dry brush, touch of herbs, crushed rocks and dark decayed florals. Drinking much better after five years in bottle than on its release. It’s just starting to integrate and round itself out. The body is full with the tannins beginning to soften nicely. Lots of dark French expresso roast, scorched earth, grilled meats, dark currants, blackberries, dark cherries, stewed & spiced black plum, hues of blue fruits, faint presence of strawberries & raspberries as it sets in, smoked meats, tobacco, used leather, tarry notes, dry brush, touch of dry herbs, crushed rocks, dry stems, dark chocolate, caramel, clove, nutmeg, black pepper, dark dry florals & lavender, very good acidity and a long finish that still has a fair amount of tension, lots of structure, well balanced, good length and starting to show its elegance. Photos of the front of their property and a couple shots of their tasting area in the cellar. $10.99 at Costco five years ago. Still has 5+ years of good drinking ahead.

On the nose; scorched earth, expresso roast, smoked earth, dark currants, blackberries, dark cherries, stewed black plum, hues of blue fruits, smoked meats, tobacco, used leather, dry brush, touch of herbs, crushed rocks and dark decayed florals. Drinking much better after five years in bottle than on its release. It’s just starting to integrate and round itself out. The body is full with the tannins beginning to soften nicely. Lots of dark French expresso roast, scorched earth, grilled meats, dark currants, blackberries, dark cherries, stewed & spiced black plum, hues of blue fruits, faint presence of strawberries & raspberries as it sets in, smoked meats, tobacco, used leather, tarry notes, dry brush, touch of dry herbs, crushed rocks, dry stems, dark chocolate, caramel, clove, nutmeg, black pepper, dark dry florals & lavender, very good acidity and a long finish that still has a fair amount of tension, lots of structure, well balanced, good length and starting to show its elegance. Photos of the front of their property and a couple shots of their tasting area in the cellar. $10.99 at Costco five years ago. Still has 5+ years of good drinking ahead.

1 person found it helpfulNov 26th, 2017
Andee Glock

Beautiful. Lighter feel than your average côtes du Rhône, despite its complexity. Airy; Plum and pipe tobacco. Makes my heart happy.

Beautiful. Lighter feel than your average côtes du Rhône, despite its complexity. Airy; Plum and pipe tobacco. Makes my heart happy.

1 person found it helpfulAug 7th, 2015
Patrice Robert

Bon, c'est juste parce que j'ai une grande soif hein !

Bon, c'est juste parce que j'ai une grande soif hein !

1 person found it helpfulOct 17th, 2014
Christian Canute

Good job for big company

Good job for big company

Mar 18th, 2015
Christanna Honer

Blackberry, currant and prominent black cherry candy. Chipotle-like smokiness. Okay fo real, I'm reminded of Chipotle Tabasco, on the nose. Damn serviceable for $13. However seems bland since I just had the CdP.

Blackberry, currant and prominent black cherry candy. Chipotle-like smokiness. Okay fo real, I'm reminded of Chipotle Tabasco, on the nose. Damn serviceable for $13. However seems bland since I just had the CdP.

Jan 16th, 2015
Gordon Walker

Liquorice green tannin

Liquorice green tannin

Jan 15th, 2015
Matt Schwartz

Value

Value

Jan 15th, 2015