2007 Fondreche Cotes du Ventoux Persia

- 750 ml
91
RP
Availability: Out of Stock
$24.95
Availability: Out of stock
Product ID
41254-750-AI

Wine Critic Reviews:

A blend of 90% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre, the 2007 Cotes du Ventoux Persia is the only wine in this portfolio that sees 100% new oak. It offers beautiful notes of blackberries, melted asphalt, black truffles, and a hint of spring flowers. Elegant yet substantial, full-bodied, deep, and pure with sweet tannin, it is the exception to the rule concerning the ability of Cotes du Ventoux to age. It will benefit from 4-5 years of bottle age, and should last for two decades thereafter. Robert Parker

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Availability Out of Stock
Vintage 2007
Format 750 ml
Color Red
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Fondreche
Rating 91 RP
Region Rhone: While the Northern Rhone produces only about 5% of all wine coming out of the Rhone Valley, the quality of these bottles is not to be underestimated. The terroir in this region is heavenly for growing Syrah, Viognier, Marsanne or Rousanne - the only permitted grapes in the AOC. Picture this - the Rhone flows through the valley like an azure thread piercing the landscape, a reflection of the dreamy skies hovering above the vineyards, ready to produce rainfall at a moment's notice. The rocky soil of the steep, almost surreal hillsides provides a bountiful feast for the grapevine roots. The flavors and texture of Northern Rhone wines tell you everything you need to know as soon as your lips touch the elixir, like a whisper in the vigorous valley winds As per the Southern Rhone wine, it is like taking a plunge into a whirlpool of juicy flavor. Every sip explodes forward like a crashing tsunami, bathing your tastebuds in delicious aromas of prune, chocolate, grass, and black fruit. The wines are so compelling that it can be hard to drink them casually at a social event without getting lost in their intricate textures and emotional depths. Let's set sail together, and drink deep from these luxurious bottles with our friends and loved ones.
Type of Wine Cotes du Rhone: When it comes to varietal representation, the fields of Cotes du Rhone whisper the name: Grenache. This noble grape and its white sister Grenache Blanc are almost a point of obsession for the creative winemakers of the region, and their purity and potency are ready to dazzle, not just you, but a whole room of friends and family members.
Varietal Proprietary Blend: There's a level of mystery and intrigue when it comes to drinking a wine for which you're not fully informed about, and if that sounds like a thrilling idea to you, then you're probably already interested in proprietary blends. While the concept doesn't have a legal definition, it is used to describe blends whose components aren't disclosed by the producer. In many cases, the wine tends to be a Bordeaux-inspired blend, but this isn't always the case.
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