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Date Printed: 11/23/2014
Domaine d'Andezon Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2010
Domaine d'Andezon Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2010
(search item no. 112768)
The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 11/23/2014: $13.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine is deep and saturated, with a peppery, cassis-scented nose as the smell of garrigue -- an herby, earthy combination. Rich and full-bodied, with voluptuous texture. This is pure personality and a knock-out wine.

Blend: 90% Syrah and 10% Grenache

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About Domaine d'Andezon:

In 1994 Eric Solomon visited the Vignerons d’Estézargues and met a young, passionate director/winemaker named Jean-François Nicq. By the end of the day, he & Jean-François had decided on a custom bottling of old vine syrah from one of their best parcels, Andezon. This opaque-black, blockbuster Syrah could have been a top Northern Rhone wine, á la Cornas. What a find! Previously sold in bulk (vinous suicide) to a very famous producer in the Rhone Valley, Eric jumped at the opportunity and over a decade later it remains one of the core items in the Eric Solomon portfolio.