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Domaine Jean-Michel Stéphan Côte-Rôtie Côteaux de Bassenon Natural

Domaine Jean-Michel Stéphan
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$153.00
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionCôte-Rôtie
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/SyrahViognier
Wine Description:
Domaine Jean-Michel Stéphan Côte-Rôtie Côteaux de Bassenon is a highly sought-after wine from the Côte-Rôtie appellation in the Northern Rhône region of France. This wine is crafted by a renowned producer known for their exceptional winemaking skills. The vineyard where the grapes are grown is characterized by steep slopes and granite soils, which contribute to the wine's unique flavor profile. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes and traditional techniques, resulting in a wine that beautifully showcases the terroir of the region. The Côte-Rôtie Côteaux de Bassenon is known for its elegant and complex style, with notes of dark fruits, spices, and a hint of smokiness. It is a wine that truly captures the essence of the Côte-Rôtie appellation.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas with notes of black fruits, spices, and floral hints.
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Cons:
  • Limited availability and higher price point compared to other wines in the region.
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User Rating:

4.3
Sometimes Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.0

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Jean-Michel Stéphan Côte-Rôtie Côteaux de Bassenon is a highly regarded wine from the Côte-Rôtie appellation in the northern Rhône Valley of France. On the nose, it offers an enticing bouquet of black fruits, such as blackberry and black cherry, accompanied by notes of violet, smoked meat, and a touch of black pepper. On the palate, the Côteaux de Bassenon showcases a harmonious balance between its fruit and savory components. The black fruit flavors persist, complemented by additional layers of spice, earthiness, and a subtle hint of oak. The wine's tannins are well-integrated, providing a smooth and velvety texture, while the acidity adds freshness and vibrancy to the overall profile. This Côte-Rôtie is known for its complexity and depth, offering a long and lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression. It is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has the potential to age gracefully, allowing its flavors to further develop and evolve over time.
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