Les Deux Rives Corbieres Rouge 2009

Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $11.99 $9.97
Save $2.02 (17%)
Item No. 109718
Style: Smooth & Supple

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.

Alcohol By Volume: 12.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Ruby color, with violet shade. Intense nose, fresh red fruits on 1st Part, then black fruits at the ventilation with light liquorice aromas. Fresh mouth, round and fond of red fruits. Good volume, silky tannins beautiful textures and length on cassis and cherry notes.

Grape Varieties: Grenache 40%, Syrah 30%, Mourvèdre20% & Carignan 10%

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PSB - New York, NY (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(8/4/2011)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
Good table wine. Nothing spectacular, but a solid red, especially at this price point. You can pour this for wine-lover guests without embarrassment and without breaking the bank.
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Learn About Les Deux Rives

The "deux rives" in Les Deux Rives wine refers to the two banks of the Canal du Midi (much like the Left Bank in Paris is called the Rive Gauche), and the label is inspired by a 1920s postcard of the Canal.

Built adjacent to Corbières in the late 1600s, the Canal connected the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, and was one of the most important routes for transporting wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon to northern France, greater Europe and beyond.

Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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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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