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Alain Voge Cotes du Rhone Les Peyrouses 2012

Alain Voge Cotes du Rhone Les Peyrouses 2012

750ML      
Sku: 041696

Review
Cornas is the fabled 100-percent Syrah-based Rhône Valley wine with legions of fans—and stratospheric prices. This “baby” Cornas is a Côtes du Rhône made with 100 percent Syrah rather than the usual Côtes du Rhône blend and is made by a Cornas producer, giving it many of the characteristics of a more expensive Cornas at a fraction of the price. At Domaine Alain Voge, harvesting is manual and vinification is the same as for the winery’s more expensive Cornas, with a maceration of 3 weeks and daily pigeage, or punching down. The wine is aged 14 months in 2 to 3 year old casks. Full of freshness and finesse, with a good tannic structure, Alain Voge Côtes du Rhône Les Peyrouses 2012 features an intense aroma of ripe cherry, notes of licorice, and a hint of pepper. The mouth is full and well rounded, with supple tannins. It will be at its best in 2 to 3 years, and pairs well with pork and grilled red meat.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 90 points (Dec 2013)
Already in bottle and made from 100% Syrah, the 2012 Cotes du Rhone Les Peyrouses is a fresh, lively and supple effort that gives up ample plum, black raspberry and mineral notes to go with surprising depth and richness on the palate. Showing outstanding length, this smoking value should be purchased by the case and consumed over the coming 4-5 years.”,,,

Wine maker notes
A purple color, with an intense aroma of ripe cherry. We find again, in the taste, the fruitiness with notes of liquorice, faintly peppery. The mouth is full and well rounded, with supple tannins. A typical Côtes du Rhône Syrah, full of freshness and finesse, with a good tannic structure.

Food pairing
A wine which will be at his best in 2 to 3 years, with pork product and any grilled red meat.

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