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2007 Côtes du Rhône Domaine de la Janasse Les Garrigues (750ml)
Producer: Domaine de la Janasse lajanasse.com
Appellation: Côtes du Rhône - Vallée du Rhône - France (AOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Grenache
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$39.99
Alcohol %: 15.8
Tasting Notes:
rated: October 18, 2009 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
94 points ""A whopper, the 2007 Cotes du Rhone Les Garrigues is one of the finest Cotes du Rhones I have ever tasted. Cropped at 25 hectoliters per hectare, and made from 100% Grenache (80-year-old vines just across the border from Chateauneuf du Pape), this sublime wine boasts a dense purple color as well as a stunning bouquet of kirsch, licorice, pepper, and spice box. The explosive aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, voluptuously textured, super rich wine with great purity and depth. The 1990 Les Garrigues is still holding up beautifully, and while I usually try to drink my Cotes du Rhones in their first 3-5 years of life, this offering has at least a decade of “wow” status. This remarkable wine must be tasted to be believed!"" Best 2010-2016