La Source Red
Courtois - Côtes du Rhône
Red,Côtes du Rhône
85% Grenache - 15% Syrah
The Domaine Courtois is a Jaume family-owned estate going back 5 generations. Pascal and Richard Jaume have now taken over from their father and are pursuing the tradition of quality that their father Claude started. The vineyards are located in an outstanding terroir of the Rhone Valley, the Vinsobres that combines the advantages of both the southern and the northern Rhone Valley.
In the south of the Rhone Valley in France, 40 miles north of Chateauneuf-du-Pâpe in the direction of the Alps. chalk and clay. Vines : 10 years old - 18 acres - Yield : 45Hl/Ha - 2.75T./acre.
Temperature-controlled vatting for 5 to 8 days. The grapes are vinified at 77°F to produce a wine with a lot of fruit. The best time for bottling is in April. The grapes are harvested by hand. Ageing : In stainless steel vats with early bottling.
Tasting notes
A very fruity style of Côtes-du-Rhône, fruity with soft tannins.
Food pairing
With all foods, cold cuts, pizza, pasta and simply on its own.
Aging potential
2-3 years
Grape varieties
85% Grenache - 15% Syrah
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202192 Wine Enthusiast
Wild aromas of boysenberry and plum are in concert with leather, bacon fat, violets, wild thyme and clove in this seductive and luxurious nose. The palate is abundant with high-toned red fruit, purple plums, pressed blackberries and clove, followed by an impressively earthy and saline finish.
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