Jean-Paul & Jean-Luc Jamet Cote-Rotie 2005

Rhone Red Blends from Cote Rotie, Rhone, France

Price: $100.00 $89.99
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Item No. 97188
  • WS96
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes


#23 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008

Critical Acclaim

"Intense, with warm roasted fig, currant confiture and melted licorice notes that almost gush forth, but the briar patch, sweet tobacco, mineral and incense notes lend both definition and refinement. The long, long finish shows terrific intensity and a lingering note of sweet macerated black olive. Best from 2010 through 2020. "
96 Points

Learn About Jean-Paul & Jean-Luc Jamet

Cote-Rotie is the area in the northern Rhone widely acknowledged to be the site where the vine was first cultivated by the Romans. Located high above the town of Ampuis and the Rhone River, Domaine Jamet produces tiny quantities of stunning Cote-Rotie. Bobby began working with Joseph Jamet in 1979, and his sons, Jean-Paul and Jean-Luc, now run the property. The work is divided...

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Learn About Cote Rotie

(cote roh-TEE) The Rhone appellation furthest north, the translation of Cote Rotie is roasted slope, named after the region's very steep, south facing slopes that have ideal exposure to the sun. There are two main slopes, Cote Brunes & Cote Blondes. They are just as they sound, with the darker Brunes soils consisting of rich clay and iron, producing firm and robust wine. The...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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