Rhone

Rhone

  • Domaine des Espiers, Côtes du Rhône, 2015

    Product Code: ESP115

    Domaine des Espiers, Côtes du Rhône, 2015

    “Fro70% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah, classic, hearty, black-fruited and savoury CdR from densely planted, low yielding vines around...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium-Full Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine des Espiers, CduR Villages, Sablet, 2014

    Product Code: ESP414

    Domaine des Espiers, CduR Villages, Sablet, 2014

    “The Côtes du Rhône Villages Sablet, from Philippe’s vineyards on the better land on the slopes above the village towards Seguret, is largely...”

    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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  • Domaine des Espiers, Gigondas, 2014

    Product Code: ESP314

    Domaine des Espiers, Gigondas, 2014

    “2/3 Grenache and 1/3 Syrah, always a wine of power and richness: brambly fruit with spice and liqueur hints. Lush ripeness carries the mass of the...”

    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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  • Domaine des Espiers, Gigondas, Cuvée des Blaches, 2013

    Product Code: ESP213

    Domaine des Espiers, Gigondas, Cuvée des Blaches, 2013

    “Extravagantly flavoured, well-oaked example of tiny volume: Turkish delight - vivid red fruit and chocolate.  Now-2021”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine du Joncier, l’O, Côtes du Rhône, 2015

    Product Code: JON215

    Domaine du Joncier, l’O, Côtes du Rhône, 2015

    “L’O not for water but purity in this unoaked, organically and biodynamically farmed and hand-harvested Grenache from 45 year old vines. All...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Le Classique, 2013

    Product Code: JON113

    Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Le Classique, 2013

    “As Marine now has a separate bottling of Grenache for l’O, she has increased the Syrah element in the Classique, so this is about 50%...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Les Muses, 2013

    Product Code: JON313

    Domaine du Joncier, Lirac, Les Muses, 2013

    “80% Mourvèdre, so akin to a Bandol: powerful, savoury and intensely blackfruited with herb and tobacco hints. Now-2022”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine Jérôme Gradassi, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2014

    Product Code: GRD114

    Domaine Jérôme Gradassi, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2014

    “Whole bunch. Tasted blind. Smudgy pale to mid ruby. Sweet, spicy start. A very comfortable, relaxed, unforced wine with considerable charm. For early...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Cuvée Classique, 2013

    Product Code: COW113

    Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Cuvée Classique, 2013

    “Old-fashioned southern Rhône, about 65% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 15% Mourvèdre: forest fruit aromas preface an open, supple and juicy mouthful of...”

    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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  • Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Vieilles Vignes, 2012

    Product Code: COW312

    Domaine Le Couroulu, Vacqueyras, Vieilles Vignes, 2012

    “The Vieilles Vignes bottling is a very special Vacqueyras. Average production of this wine is around 8,000 bottles, about two-thirds 60 year old...”

    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 Monier Perreol, Saint Joseph Rouge, 2014

    Product Code: MOP514

    Domaine Monier Perreol, Saint Joseph Rouge, 2014

    “Restless experimentation and investment continues chez Monier. The latest toys in the pursuit of perfection are very expensive concrete eggs for the...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium, Full Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Domaine Monier Perreol, Saint Joseph, Terres Blanches, 2014

    Product Code: MOP114

    Domaine Monier Perreol, Saint Joseph, Terres Blanches, 2014

    “Restless experimentation and investment continues chez Monier. The latest toys in the pursuit of perfection are very expensive concrete eggs for the...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.5%
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  • Domaine Pichat, Côte Rôtie, Champons, 2011

    Product Code: PID311

    Domaine Pichat, Côte Rôtie, Champons, 2011

    “Silky cherry and raspberry flavours, with very supple tannins. There’s a finesse to this which is immediately appealing, but it has taken on lovely...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium, Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Domaine Pichat, Syrah, Vin de France, 2014

    Product Code: PID114

    Domaine Pichat, Syrah, Vin de France, 2014

    “The lightly oaked Vin de Pays Syrah, from young vines within the Côte Rôtie appellation and on similar land to Stephane Pichat's Champon’s,...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Light to Medium

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Domaine Roger Perrin, Côtes du Rhône, Vieilles Vignes, 2014

    Product Code: PES214

    Domaine Roger Perrin, Côtes du Rhône, Vieilles Vignes, 2014

    “About 75% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 5% Mourvèdre, from 60 year old vines just outside the boundary of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation. Black...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Domaine Roger Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2014

    Product Code: PES414

    Domaine Roger Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2014

    “About 65% Grenache, with Syrah and Mourvèdre and tiny amounts of Cinsault, Counoise, Vaccarese and Cinsault; and about 15% in a mix of oak barrels....”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Gres St Vincent, Cotes du Rhone Villages, Signargues, 2014

    Product Code: ESZ514

    Gres St Vincent, Cotes du Rhone Villages, Signargues, 2014

    “The wines from this small co-op always offer delightfully forward fruit : this shows a nice balance of red cherry from the Grenache and blacker fruit...”

    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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  • Les Vignerons d’Estézargues, Cuvée des Galets, Côtes du Rhône, 2016

    Product Code: ESZ116

    Les Vignerons d’Estézargues, Cuvée des Galets, Côtes du Rhône, 2016

    “Juicy, unfiltered blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah: raspberryish mouthful, mildly spicy and very moreish. A favourite at SVS. Now-2019”

    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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  • Les Vignerons d’Estezargues, Côtes du Rhône, Terra Vitis, 2015

    Product Code: ESZ215

    Les Vignerons d’Estezargues, Côtes du Rhône, Terra Vitis, 2015

    “Terra Vitis is a sustainable, minimal intervention farming discipline, half way to organic viticulture, practiced by five members of this small...”

    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, Crozes-Hermitage, 2014

    Product Code: CHA114

    Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, 2014

    “Unoaked Syrah of splendid colour, ripeness and concentration: blackberry and blueberry with a touch of blackcurrant, very supple and fragrant and a...”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhône
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2014

    Product Code: CHA214

    Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2014

    “From Yann’s best parcels on very stony land to the south, this is one of the top wines of the appellation: ripe blackberry and black cherry with a...”

    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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  • 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 Roger Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2014 Magnum

    Product Code: PES914

    Domaine Roger Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2014 Magnum

    “65% Grenache, with Syrah and Mourvèdre and tiny amounts of Cinsault, Counoise, Vaccarese and Cinsault; and about 15% in a mix of oak barrels....”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Rhone
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 150cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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