Domaine Durieu - Côtes du Rhône 2016 - Red
"Côtes-du-Rhône from Domaine Durieu is a powerful yet soft wine with a slightly pronounced but pleasant sweetness. It is a typical wine from the" South "with a lot of personality that goes well with many different kinds of dishes. Unlike some other Côtes -du-Rhône wines, Durieu has used a relatively large proportion of Carignan grapes. The wine is made of 50% Carignan, 20% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 15% Cinsault and reaches 14.5% of alcoholic strength.
- Country : France
- Region : Côtes-du-Rhône
- Grape variety : 50% Carignan, 20% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Cinsault
- Classification : AOP Côtes-du-Rhône
- Color : Red
- Vintage : 2016
- Alcohol degree : 13.5%
- Storage potential : 3-4 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
The history of Domaine Durieu began in the 70s with Paul Durieu as the driving force in the family. The vineyard ,in its current state, is relatively young, but the family wineyard has been part of the property for a very long time. The family Avril, which is the family name on the mother's side, came namely to Chateauneuf already in the 1500s and some vines that are still used today are from before the 1st World War. In recent years the winery has gained a solid reputation for both it's Chateauneuf-du-Pape, but also for the other well-made Côtes-du-Rhône wines. The winery uses no pesticides and is regularly rewarded by the wine world's most representative wineguides.
Deep brilliant red color with terracotta tints. A very pleasant aroma of red berries, leather and undergrowth. A well-balanced round palate with soft tannins. Serve easily cooled. "Easy to drink" and an excellenty allround wine which goes well with most meat dishes.