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Rhône Blends

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With bold fruit flavors and accents of sweet spice, red Rhône blends originated from France’s southern Rhône Valley. Grenache, supported by Syrah and Mourvèdre typically form the base of the blend, while Carignan, Cinsault and Counoise often come in to play. With some creative interpretation, Rhône blends have also become popular in Priorat, Washington, Australia and California.

Tasting Notes for Rhône Blends

A Rhône blend is a dry, red wine and will vary according to its individual components, as each variety brings something different to the glass. Grenache is the lightest in color but contributes plenty of ripe red fruit and a plush texture. Syrah supplies dark fruit flavors, along with savory, spicy and earthy notes. Mourvèdre is responsible for a floral perfume and earthy flavor as well as structure and a healthy dose of color. New World examples tend to be fruit-forward in style, while those from the Old World will often have more earth, structure and herbal components on top of ripe red and blue fruit.

Perfect Food Pairings for Rhône Blends

Rhône Blends work with a wide variety of meat-based dishes, playing equally well with beef, pork, lamb or game. Braised beef cheeks, grilled steak or sausages, roasted pork and squab are all fine pairings.

Sommelier Secrets for Rhône Blends

Some regions like to put their own local spin on the red Rhône blend—for example, in Australia’s Barossa Valley, Shiraz is commonly blended with Cabernet Sauvignon to add structure, tannin and a long finish. Grenache-based blends from Priorat often include Carignan (known locally as Cariñena) and Syrah, but also international varieties like Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. In California, anything goes, and it is not uncommon to see Petite Sirah make an appearance.

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  • Caves des Papes Gigondas Oratorio 1999 Front Label
    Caves des Papes Gigondas Oratorio 1999
    Rhone Red Blends from Gigondas, Rhone, France
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    Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Dom. du Galet des Papes Vieilles Vignes Chateauneuf-du-Pape 1999 Front Label
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      Rhone Red Blends from McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
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    • Caves des Papes Cotes Du Rhone Heritage 1999 Front Label
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      Rhone Red Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France
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          • Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf-du-Pape Reserve 1999 Front Label
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            Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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            Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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          • Caves des Papes Chateauneuf-du-Pape - Les Closiers 1999
            Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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              Rhone Red Blends from Rhone, France
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            • Famille Perrin Vacqueras 1999 Front Label
              Famille Perrin Vacqueras 1999
              Rhone Red Blends from Vacqueyras, Rhone, France
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              Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc, South of France, France
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                Alban Pandora 1999
                Rhone Red Blends from Edna Valley, Central Coast, California
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              • Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Quartz 1999 Front Label
                Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Quartz 1999
                Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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                    • Delas Cotes du Rhone St. Esprit Rouge 1999 Front Label
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