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Domaine Les Aphillanthes Côtes du Rhône 2016

red | lively & fruity |

Specifications

Grapes
80% grenache noir, 10% carignan, 10% mourvedre
Alcohol %
14.5%
Yield
35 hl/ha
Aging
non barrel aged
Viticulture
biodynamic (certified)
Drinkable till
± 2022
Fiche Technique
Video
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Product code
2050501
10.50
€ 9.75 as per 6 bottles
Tasting notes

The nose offer cherry, blossom and bouquet garni. The taste is pure and lively, with red summer fruits (berries, cherries, raspberry) and herbs. Light-footed, fruit-dominated and absolutely delicious.Shows plenty of character, though less generous than 2015, rather ‘crisp’. No excess here; ‘just’ offering plenty of drinking pleasure.[September 2018]

Aphillanthes sets the standard for a good quality  Côtes du Rhône and is a reference for the appellation.Bravo Daniel!

Wine producer
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Quote & Reviews

Joe Czerwinski/Wine Advocate: “The entry-level 2016 Cotes du Rhone is a crisp, fruity wine without much tannin. The blend delivers bright raspberry and cherry fruit—simple fruity goodness for quaffing over the next few years.”