Red Wine

Côtes du Rhône “Cuvée Alizé” - 2016


Siyps score 86/100
buyers reviews
1.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
food pairing
  • PoultryPoultry
  • Red MeatRed Meat
  • Soft cheeseSoft cheese
aromas
  • Black BerriesBlack Berries
  • Black FruitsBlack Fruits
  • SpicesSpices
grape

60% Grenache

30% Syrah

10% Cinsault

productionFollowing Organic Guidelines
alcohol level
14.0%
ageing potential
3 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting Notes

An aromatic expression of cherry, plum, grapes, and fig, with hints of spices in the background. Balanced and refined attack, with notes of black fruits, black berries, and spices, mellow tannins, good acidity in the finish.

France

Rhône Valley

Rhone Valley is a key wine region in the south-east of France, following the Rhone river from Lyon to the Mediterranean coast. This region is divided in two parts - Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone. The first one is home to Syrah for the production of red wines while the second one mostly uses the famous Grenache - Syrah - Mourvèdre blend.

Moderate continental climate

Les Deux Cols

The soils in the Rhone Valley are the result of a geological collision between the Massif Central and the Alps, creating the valley. This region can be split into two sub-regions, Northern and Southern Rhône. Successive layers of fluvial and calcareous marine sediments formed reliefs and geological diversities in the Southern Rhône. The valley’s soils consists nowadays of four different types of rock: granite, sandy silica, limestone and clay. Here the bedrock plays a major role by allowing different access to water and nutrients depending on the soils compositions.

Appellation AOC Côtes du Rhône
Vintage

2016

Producer Les Deux Cols
Winemaker

Simon Tyrrell and Charles Derain

Production

Following Organic Guidelines

Grape Variety

Red Grapes Blend

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

14.0%

Ageing Potential

3 Years

Aromas

Black Berries, Black Fruits, Spices

Food Pairing

Poultry, Red Meat, Soft cheese

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

86

Buyers Review
  1. 1 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    did not like this wine the taste was harsh

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