The Tablas Creek Vineyard Côtes de Tablas is a blend of three estate-grown Rhône varietals: Grenache, Syrah, and Counoise. Like most wines of the Southern Rhône, it is a blend of varietals, featuring the fruit and spice of Grenache balanced by the structure and mineral of Syrah and the appealing briary wildness of Counoise.
As with all our wines, the grapes for our Côtes de Tablas were grown on our 120-acre certified organic estate vineyard.
"Vivid red. Expressive nose offers redcurrant, raspberry, potpourri and smoky herbs. Quite sweet and supple, with very good density to its red fruit, floral and spice flavors. Shows a silky but taut structure and leaves suave floral and spice notes behind on a lengthy, energetic finish. This, along with the 2006, is the best version of this bottling I've tasted.
International Wine Cellar