Press Review - Côtes du Roussillon Villages

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 2015 / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2011 - 2015-11-30 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

Top 100 of 2015 91/100 A rich and extracted style, with luscious dark fruit, blackberry and tar flavors that are well-structured. Features hints of licorice snap midpalate, leading to a long finish of dark chocolate and cream.

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Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2016 / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2012 - 2015-08-26 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

17/20 Coup de coeur Nez dans l’épure, discret de prime abord, s’ouvrant sur des notes d’aubépine et de figue fraîche. La bouche attaque sur cette fraîcheur du fruit puis laisse exploser une concentration tannique inattendue mais à la texture raffinée. On atteint ici les sommets du Roussillon d’équilibre, et la carrure est taillée pour la […]

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Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France 2016 / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2012 - 2015-08-26 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

14/20 Confit, solaire et séveux, le Côtes du Roussillon Villages garde une belle tenue.

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2011 - 2015-05-10 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

91/100 A rich and extracted style, with luscious dark fruit, blackberry and flavors that are well structured. Features hints of licorice snap midpalate, leading to a long finish of dark chocolate and cream.

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Le Guide des meilleurs vins de France 2015 / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2011 - 2014-08-26 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

15/20 Le Côtes du Roussillon Villages exprime une belle typicité solaire et rocailleuse.

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Jeb Dunnuck) / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2011 - 2014-04-30 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

90/100 The 2011 Cotes du Roussillon Villages gives up classic red and black fruits, dusty pebble-like minerality, licorice and earth aromas and flavors as well as a medium to full-bodied, lively, yet nicely textured profile on the palate. Mid-weight through the middle, with savory tannin, it will evolve nicely through 2019. This was a superb […]

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2011 - 2014-01-31 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

90/100 Because their source (since 2008) of Syrah for this bottling was shredded by hail in this vintage, Hecht & Bannier’s 2011 Cotes du Roussillon Villages is informed by Syrah from the same high elevation, gneiss and granite sites in Belesta and Caramany where they regularly buy Carignan, these aforementioned grapes being blended with roughly […]

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Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2012 - 2014-01-31 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

90-91/100 Whereas in 2011 Hecht & Bannier had to seek sources of Syrah to replace those hammered by hail, Gregory Hecht calls 2012 “the revenge of the Syrah in Roussillon,” and their 2012 Cotes du Roussillon Villages incorporates from of that variety from Lesquerde as well as fruit for the grapes and places that informed […]

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Guide Phaneuf 2014 / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2010 - 2013-09-01 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

Très bon,…, le vin est essentiellement composé de grenache. Intense, concentré et bien proportionné, il pourrait révélé de belles surprises dans un an ou deux. ***

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Le Guide des meilleurs Vins de France 2014 / Côtes du Roussillon Villages 2010 - 2013-08-15 About Côtes du Roussillon Villages

15/20 En comparaison avec le Saint Chinian, le Côtes du Roussillon Villages se montre un peu marqué par son élevage.