Rene Rostaing Cote Rotie Classique 2001

Syrah/Shiraz from Cote Rotie, Rhone, France

Price: $64.99
Item No. 81808
  • RP91

Winemaker's Notes

Performing well right before bottling, the 2001 Cote Rotie Cuvee Classique exhibits aromas of tapenade, honeysuckle, black fruits, minerals, and wood in its perfumed bouquet. Medium-bodied, with excellent fruit, purity, and overall symmetry, it will be at its finest between now and 2012.

Rene Rostaing is one of the most masterful growers and bottlers of Cote Rotie. Sadly, there is not much produced.

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Learn About Rene Rostaing

Not counting the much larger Guigal domaine, Rene Rostaing is the closest thing to a true cult star that Cote-Rotie has yet produced. A grower since 1971, his first vineyard purchases were a microscopic half acre each in Cote Blonde and in La Landonne on the Cote Brune. The real breakthrough came when his father-in-law, Albert Dervieux-Thaize retired in 1990, followed by his...

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Learn About Cote Rotie

(cote roh-TEE) The Rhone appellation furthest north, the translation of Cote Rotie is roasted slope, named after the region's very steep, south facing slopes that have ideal exposure to the sun. There are two main slopes, Cote Brunes & Cote Blondes. They are just as they sound, with the darker Brunes soils consisting of rich clay and iron, producing firm and robust wine. The...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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