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2016 Domaine Janasse Cotes du Rhone

2016 Domaine Janasse Cotes du Rhone

91 Points John Caro
2016 Domaine Janasse Cotes du Rhone
91 Points John Caro

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A silky and superb Rhone Red made by the famous Sabon family. From another glorious year, this Grenache-led offering has a perfect balance of vibrant fruit and satisfying full-body. The Janasse label has an impeccable reputation for quality, and this favourite red is both classic and classy -- delicious stuff to drink now or hold a while.

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$24.99 in mixed 6+ or $27.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Mainly Grenache with Syrah, Carignan, Mourvedre and Cinsault

Its Origins

Domaine de la Janasse was established in 1973 by Aimé Sabon. Brother and sister team of Christophe and Isabelle Sabon continue to work wonders at Janasse, and farm 80 hectares of vineyards spread over a number of wine appellations: Châteauneuf du Pâpe, which is all located in the north-east of the appellation in the commune of Courthézon to be precise, Côtes du Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Village, but also Vin de Pays de la Principauté d'Orange and Vin de table. Concrete tanks are used for the Grenache and oak for the Syrah and Mourvèdre; in other words, everything is fairly traditional; it is the quality of the raw materials which is so impressive and for that reason alone, leaving aside the clear skill and vision of the Sabons, that we are delighted to take on these excellent wines in our listings.

What The Critics Say

91/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Jeb Dunnuck

"Bottled just two weeks before I tasted it, the 2016 Cotes du Rhone was singing nonetheless. Mainly Grenache, it shows great cherry fruit, ample weight, silky tannins and just a hint of chocolate on the finish. Already delicious, it should drink well over the next 5 or 6 years." Drink 2017 - 2023

Jancis Robinson MW (2013 vintage)

"Bright and ripe fruit. Spicy, perfumed nose and loads of savoury fruit on the finish. Top quality stuff - really expressive at a very reasonable price. (RH)"

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Grenache Syrah Mourvedre Blend

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Rhone Valley

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2017 - 2023

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with LAMB
with VEGETARIAN FOOD

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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