La Solitude Côtes du Rhône Rouge Villages Reserve 2022

$35.00 inc. GST

92/100 – James Suckling
90/100 – Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (2021 vintage)

“A well-crafted, juicy and fruit-forward red with a spicy lift. Aromas of cherries, small red berries, wild herbs and baking spices. It’s medium-bodied with fine tannins. Vivid and crisp center palate, with bright fruit character and a constant spicy touch. 60% syrah, 34% grenache and 6% carignan. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold.” – James Suckling

Tasting Notes: The 2022 vintage offers beautiful notes of black fruits, garrigue and spices. The mouth is greedy, with a tannic texture present but very fine. The opulent, round finish is undoubtedly charming. 60% Syrah, 34% Grenache, 6% Carignan. Food pairing: Leg of suckling lamb with thyme flower, ratatouille, Provençal tomatoes, lamb tagine with prunes.

Winemaking: The vineyard is cultivated with the greatest respect for nature and people. The grapes come from 3 terroirs of the northern East side of the Rhone: Rochegude, Suze and Puymeras, some magnificent clay- terroir with deep and very stony soils. Such soils naturally give small yields. For vintage 2022, 38 hectoliters/hectare.The grapes are destemmed and vinified in concrete vats. The vatting lasts a fortnight with gentle extractions. Aging takes place in vats to keep aromatic purity.

Certification: Organic

Alcohol: 13.5%

Region: Rhône AOC, France

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