Gerard Bertrand Cotes du Roussillon Tautavel Hommage aux Vignerons 2007

Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Item No. 115870
  • red wine
  • WS93
Style: Big & Bold

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: 15.0%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

Beautiful deep red in color. Complex and rounded, with the notes of wild herbs, spices and red fruits. The Grenache grape is, vinified at low temperature and raised in new oak barrels for twelve months, to express the freshness of the black fruits and licorice.

Serve at with roast red meats, stews, stilton & Camembert cheese.

Gerard Bertrand is well-known for producing fantastic wines at excellent prices. Wine Enthusiast recently announced Gerard Bertrand the "European Winery of the Year" stating, "Both landowner and partner of the best winegrowers in the South of France, Gerard Bertrand manages over 325 hectares of vineyards across varying Languedoc terroirs. He fully understands the movement toward expressive, well-balanced and elegant wines that remain accessible and affordable."

Critical Acclaim

"Blackberry, dark plum and dark cherry flavors fill this to the brim, along with effusive spice and cocoa powder notes. The intense finish offers paprika and pepper, with plenty of cream as well. Grenache. Drink now through 2020. 500 cases made."
93 Points

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Rating:
(1/4/2013)
Style: Big & Bold
Right out of the bottle smooth. This wine is deep rich and bold. Found this perfect by its self soaking in the hot tub.
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Rating:
(11/25/2012)
This may have a tad more depth than the $8 Evodia garnacha, which this reminds me of, but not enough to warrant spending over 4 times as much. I'm slightly indifferent about this one.
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Gerard Bertrand was born and raised in the South of France. Making wine with his father, Georges, since the age of 10, Gerard Bertrand offers the full range and diversity of wines from the region - red, white, rose, varietal, appellation, estate, still, sparkling, and dessert. Every wine evokes the image and emotions from the South of France; Art de Vivre - the art of life....

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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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