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Clos de la Roilette Cuvée Tardive Fleurie

Clos de la Roilette
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Still Wine
RegionBeaujolais
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionFleurie
Drinking Window
GrapesGamay
Wine Description:
Clos de la Roilette Cuvée Tardive Fleurie is a premium red wine produced by the renowned winemaker Coudert in the Fleurie appellation of Beaujolais, France. The wine is made from Gamay grapes grown on the steep slopes of the Roilette vineyard, which is known for its unique blue granite soil. The winemaking process involves traditional techniques such as whole-cluster fermentation and aging in large oak barrels, resulting in a wine with a complex and elegant flavor profile. Cuvée Tardive is a late-harvest wine, which means the grapes are picked later in the season, resulting in a wine with a richer and more concentrated flavor. This wine is known for its silky texture, bright acidity, and notes of red fruit, spice, and floral aromas. Read more
Pros:
  • On the palate, it has a good balance of fruit and acidity with a nice round finish
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Cons:
  • May be a bit sweet for some palates

User Rating:

3.8
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Expert Rating:

4.0

Wine Expert Note:

This Clos de la Roilette Cuvée Tardive Fleurie is a complex and deeply aromatic wine from the Fleurie region of Beaujolais, France. It has an intense and elegant nose of red fruit, raspberry, and cherry with notes of smoke and spices. The palate is full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a well-integrated acidity. The finish is long, with a hint of oak. It is an excellent example of the best of Fleurie and a great choice for special occasions. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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