Rhone

Rhone

  • Les Vignerons d’Estezargues, Cuvee des Galets, Cotes du Rhone, 2018

    Product Code: ESZ118

    Les Vignerons d’Estezargues, Cuvee des Galets, Cotes du Rhone, 2018

    “Juicy, unfiltered blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah: raspberryish mouthful, mildly spicy and very moreish. A long term favourite at SVS. Now-2022”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine de la Pigeade, Ventoux, Les Sables, 2017

    Product Code: PIG617

    Domaine de la Pigeade, Ventoux, Les Sables, 2017

    “From 40% Grenache, 40% Carignan and 20% Syrah grown on sandy soils, this exemplifies Ventoux: different to Côtes du Rhône in its freshness and...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Yann Chave, Hermitage, 2014

    Product Code: CHA314

    Yann Chave, Hermitage, 2014

    “Yann’s Hermitage, all in new demi-muids, comes from plots in Beaumes (granitic) and Péléat (stony, galets) on the great hill. Ripe blackberry and...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine Jérome Gradassi, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2015

    Product Code: GRD115

    Domaine Jérome Gradassi, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2015

    “Jérôme Gradassi’s vineyards are all on the north side of Châteauneuf where the soils tend to be based on clay and sand and show few of the...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl.
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine des Amadieu, Cotes du Rhone, Cairanne, Vieilles Vignes, 2016, Magnum

    Product Code: AMB916

    Domaine des Amadieu, Cotes du Rhone, Cairanne, Vieilles Vignes, 2016, Magnum

    “50% Grenache, 20% each of Syrah and Mourvèdre and 10% Carignan, biodynamically farmed, from star grower Yves-Jean Hauser. Opaque. Melange of dark...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 1.5l
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine Pichat, Cote Rotie, Champons, 2015

    Product Code: PID315

    Domaine Pichat, Cote Rotie, Champons, 2015

    “"Dense cassis and blackberries suggest hints of surmaturité, alongside pink peppercorn and dried herb elements. The tannins are very ripe and...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl.
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Veille Vignes, 2015 Double Magnum

    Product Code: COW515

    Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Veille Vignes, 2015 Double Magnum

    “A double magnum, three litres, so four bottles of this wonderfully hearty southern Rhone. The Vieilles Vignes bottling is a very special Vacqueyras,...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 300cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2016

    Product Code: CHA216

    Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2016

    “From Yann’s best parcels of  55+ year old vines on very stony land to the south of the appellation at Les Chassis, this is one of the top...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Vignerons d'Estezargues, Organic Côtes du Rhône, 2019

    Product Code: ESZ219

    Vignerons d'Estezargues, Organic Côtes du Rhône, 2019

    “From halves of Grenache and Syrah. Dark and glossy purple. Tons of fruit: crunchy raspberry and black cherry with hints of liquorice and Kirsch....”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Dry

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 15%
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  • Domaine des Espiers, Gigondas, Les Grames, 2017

    Product Code: ESP317

    Domaine des Espiers, Gigondas, Les Grames, 2017

    “Named after the vineyard, 3/4 Grenache and 1/4 Syrah, given eight monthis in large 600 litre demi-muids. Powerful mouthful of red fruit, almost sweet...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Espiers, Gigondas, Les Blaches, 2018

    Product Code: ESP218

    Espiers, Gigondas, Les Blaches, 2018

    “Extravagantly flavoured, well-oaked example of tiny volume. 30% well-oaked Syrah brings mocha touches and glossy fruit - blackberry and cassis - to...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 15%
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  • Domaine Monier Perreol, St Joseph, 2018

    Product Code: MOP518

    Domaine Monier Perreol, St Joseph, 2018

    “The straight St Joseph,100% Syrah, comes from 30 year old vines near the cellar and goes into 3-5 year old barrels. Dark crimson in colour,...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Domaine Monier Perreol, St Joseph, Terres Blanche, 2018

    Product Code: MOP118

    Domaine Monier Perreol, St Joseph, Terres Blanche, 2018

    “The low yielding production of Terre Blanche (40% new oak, "chauffe moyenne" - medium toast - the staves all aged naturally for seven...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine Roussel, Joncier, l'O, Vin de France, 2018

    Product Code: JON218

    Domaine Roussel, Joncier, l'O, Vin de France, 2018

    “The latest vintage of Joncier's L'O includes some bought in fruit, also organically grown, from the Costieres de Nimes, hence it being...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine des Espiers, Cotes du Rhone, 2018

    Product Code: ESP118

    Domaine des Espiers, Cotes du Rhone, 2018

    “Phillippe Cartoux's Cotes du Rhone, 60% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre amd 20% Syrah, all from large cement tanks. Ripe strawberries on the nose, red...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine des Amadieu, Cotes du Rhone Villages, 2019

    Product Code: AMB119

    Domaine des Amadieu, Cotes du Rhone Villages, 2019

    “70% Grenache and 30% Syrah, bio-dynamically farmed (and certified), all in tank, this is youthful, explosively vital, dense and fleshy. Exciting...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine des Espiers, Sablet, Cotes du Rhone Villages (9 mg), 2018

    Product Code: ESP418

    Domaine des Espiers, Sablet, Cotes du Rhone Villages (9 mg), 2018

    “75% Grenache and 25% Syrah:labelled 9mg as the wine has just 9 milligrams of free sulphur per litre - negligible. Touch of spice on the nose, red...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Yann Chave, Crozes Hermitage, 2018

    Product Code: CHA118

    Yann Chave, Crozes Hermitage, 2018

    “Yann's unoaked Crozes, 100% Syrah from organically farmed grapes. Deep colour, opaque. Intense blackcurrant on the nose, concentrated with very...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Pichat, Syrah, Cotes de Verenay, 2017

    Product Code: PID117

    Pichat, Syrah, Cotes de Verenay, 2017

    “Lightly oaked Syrah, from young vines within the Cote Rotie appelation(so it could legally be sold as Cote Rotie) is an oh so drinkable example of...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Light to Medium

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Amadieu, Cairanne, Vieilles Vignes, 2017

    Product Code: AMB317

    Amadieu, Cairanne, Vieilles Vignes, 2017

    “This year the blend differs slightly with less Grenache (40%) and more Mourvèdre (30%) with 20% Syrah and 10% Carignan; about 15% goes into old...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium-Full Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Classique, 2015

    Product Code: JON115

    Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Classique, 2015

    “Mostly Syrah with Grenache, Cinsault and Carignan. Intense nose très cassis. Big mouthful of blackberry, so fleshy with hint of chocolate. Good mass...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Les Muses, 2015

    Product Code: JON315

    Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Les Muses, 2015

    “About 80% Mourvedre and some Syrah, so akin in blend to a red Bandol. Opaque. Black fruited with black olive, powerful and savoury, with backing...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Cuvée Classique, 2015

    Product Code: COW115

    Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Cuvée Classique, 2015

    “This is the principal wine at this estate, named after the curlew which adorns its labels. From about 65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre it...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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