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CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2018 AC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LAVAU
NEW in Vintages, this is the 17th release of a Lavau Rhone since 2011 and they have been consistent winners ranging in price from $44.95 down to this remarkable, entry-level value of only $14.95. This blend of 60% Grenache Noir and 40% Syrah has a bright beep violet red colour and an attractive, youthful, fresh, ripe, plum-cherry purée nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, nicely structured, fresh, attractive, pure, ripe, plummy-crahcherry flavours with no visible oak in sight and a lingering, crisp, juicy, blueberry-tinged finish. Has 14,5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L200802G on the back label. A versatile, well-priced, summer sipper that’s ready-to-drink. CSPC 18783
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Con Oen
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **+(89 points)
Fresh, Tangy, Ripe, Fruity
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A very rich array of summer berries in fresh and vibrant style. They really light up the palate in such fresh, fleshy mode. Drink now. Score - 90 (jamessuckling.com, Oct. 11, 2019) Price $ 14.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 21, 2021
Cases bought 498 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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