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Date Printed: 9/1/2014
Delas Cotes du Ventoux 2012
Delas Cotes du Ventoux 2012
(search item no. 124978)
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PRICE ON 9/1/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The color is a deep ruby red, showing garnet reflections while young. With its predominately berry-fruit bouquet, this wine shows the full aromatic power of these two fine grape varieties whilst retaining the freshness imparted by well-controlled winemaking.

This wine pairs well with Provencale stews, cold cuts, mixed grills and small game.

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About Delas Freres:

Founded over 160 years ago, Delas Frères was acquired by Champagne Deutz in 1977.

Delas Frères cultivates vineyards on the steep granite slopes of the northern Rhône, in some of the region's most prestigious appellations. Additional grapes are supplied through long-term agreements with southern Rhone growers dedicated to providing only top quality grapes.

Crafted by winemaker Jacques Grange to epitomize finesse and elegance, recent Delas Frères vintages from the vineyards of Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Côtes-du-Rhône and Côtes-du-Ventoux have won renewed praise for their intensity of flavor and excellent value.