Domaine de la Colline St-Jean Vacqueyras 2010

Rhone Red Blends from Vacqueyras, Rhone, France

Price: $26.00 $19.99
Save $6.01 (23%)
Item No. 129310
  • WS90

Winemaker's Notes

Dense ruby/purple color as well as an impressive bouquet of red and black fruits (cherry, raspberry, black currant), licorice, garrigue and pepper. The wine is dense, full-bodied, opulent and impressively endowed with sweet, well-integrated tannins. Pairs well with red meat, white meat, game dishes in macerate sauce and cheese.

Critical Acclaim

"Plump and fleshy, with layers of linzer torte, currant confiture and cherry preserves laced with toasted anise and backed by a long, graphite-filled finish. Offers nice grip."
90 Points

Learn About Domaine de la Colline St-Jean

Located in the middle of the Cotes du Rhone, in the village of Vacqueyras, at the foot of Dentelles de Montmirail, Domaine de La Colline St. Jean has been a family-owned property for several generations.

Learn About Vacqueyras

(vah-keh-rahs) Once just a Cotes-du-Rhone village, the wine of Vacqueyras made its mark and in 1990, gaining its own appellation. The wine is somewhat similar to its northern neighbor, Gigondas, and occasionally even more rustic. Vacqueyras wine gives off the flavors of the earth where the vines grow - wild herbs, spice and rocky soil. Notable Facts Like other Southern Rhone...

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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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