Chateau de Montfaucon Cotes du Rhone Baron Louis 2006

Rhone Red Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France

$18.99
Item No. 98663
  • red wine
  • WS90
Style: Earthy & Spicy

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.

Winemaker's Notes

Still muscular, with blackberry and black currant fruit, black tea, graphite and espresso notes that all meld together nicely on the lengthy finish. Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Counoise & Mourvèdre.

Critical Acclaim

"Very solid, with a juicy core of blackberry and plum woven with cocoa and pastis hints. Smoky, spicy finish has nice length. Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Carignan, Mourvèdre and Counoise. "
90 Points

Customer Reviews Sign In to Add Your Own

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
Peppery and robust. Excellent with cold meats and cheeses
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

Learn About Chateau de Montfaucon

The history of Chateau de Montfaucon dates back to the 11th century when the castle"s first tower was built. The castle"s role in history was strategic; the Rhone River was the border between the French Kingdom and the Holy Roman German Empire. Montfaucon was one of a line of castles and fortresses along the Rhone River constructed to guard the border, and later to tax ships...

Read More About Chateau de Montfaucon

Learn About Cotes du Rhone

A Cote of Many Grapes The appellation of Cotes du Rhone encompasses much of the land of the area, not to mention much of the wine - over two-thirds of the wine produced here is of the Cotes-du-Rhone appellation. Wines here need only be from the Cotes de Rhone geographic area (which is fairly large) and consist of one or more of the 22 varieties permitted. Being such a wide...

Read More About Cotes du Rhone

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...

Read More About Rhone Red Blends

Related Products
Winemaker's Notes "Produced by Chateau La Nerthe's administrator, Alain Dugas, this wine represents an excellent value in gulpable, soft, fruity ...
The wine is ripe, rich and round, with black raspberry, white pepper and spice flavors. True Cotes du Rhone in ...
Winemaker's Notes Louis Bernard Cotes du Rhone is an attractive ruby red color. On the nose, it has tart red ...
WBW30070906_2006
close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)

Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, StewardShip is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup