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Boutinot 'Cotes du Rhone Villages' Rhone, France
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
BC: $20.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -48934
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WineScores' Review

Polished, smoky, sweet.
Here's a cuvee made from almost entirely from Syrah (for finesse) and Grenache (for its fruit character).
Cherries and licorice, sweet purple berries and vanilla, baking spices and botanical with undertones of earth. It is smooth, has smoky sweet flavours or purple berries and paprika, dark cocoa and brown spices. The tannins are polished but add texture to the finish.
A lovely every day red, harmonious and simply delicious.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Good First Impressions, GONE CRACKERS

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-07-14 15:23:24.0


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