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Côte Rôtie Les Grandes Places, Domaine du Monteillet, 2010

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Sommelier's Notes “Les Grandes Places”, a parcel of 0.39 hectare (in total!) of Cote Rotie which is the best of Rhone Valley. As outstanding as rare, this wine is a splendid gems to drink now or to keep for decades. \nDirectly from the vineyard. Exclusively on The French Cellar
REGION: Rhône Valley
Appellation: Côte Rotie is a prestigious red-wine appellation at the northern tip of France's Rhone Valley wine region. Côte Rotie is known to be an exceptional terroir.
Region: Rhône Valley

Domaine du Monteillet is owned by Stephane (son) and Antoine (father) Montez with 23 hectares, over 3 appellations. Passionate and super talented, they make probably one of the best wine from Rhone Valley. Cote Rotie is an exceptional terroir they produce at the perfection.

Grapes: 97% Syrah and 3% Viognier
Black red garnet with violet highlights
Awesome nose! Intense, racy, fresh, elegant. Large range of aromas, black fruits such as wild plum, candied red fruits, spices like thyme and black pepper
Elegant, intense palate, with melted tannins. Ample wine with a large aromatic palette. Persistent, a long finish with great black fruits
Wine service temperature: 17°C .\nMaturity: ready to drink, up to 25 years cellaring
Rack of lamb, truffles, Chinese chicken stew with black fungus
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