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Château De Ségriès

Château De Ségriès
2020 Côtes-Du-Rhône Rouge

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Rhône Red Côtes du Rhône

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 14.5%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$21

Château De Ségriès
2020 Côtes-Du-Rhône Rouge

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Rhône Red Côtes du Rhône

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 14.5%
Garnet color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate covered berries and orange peels, ovaltine, roasted nuts, and cranberry juice with a silky, bright, fruity medium body and a medium finish that presents elements of berry sorbet with vanilla custard, cedar, chocolate syrup, and pipe tobacco. A nice and fruity French sipper.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: chocolate covered berries and orange peels, ovaltine, roasted nuts, and cranberry juice
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of berry sorbet with vanilla custard, cedar, chocolate syrup, and pipe tobacco
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Peking Duck, Lamb Tagine, Souvlaki
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice and fruity French sipper.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Rhone Red Cotes du Rhone

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Côtes-du-Rhône is produced in red and white versions; the red being far more popular and better known. These are blends of several grapes, most often Grenache and Syrah with other varieties including Mourvedre and Carignan. Medium-bodied, they have red cherry and berry fruit, slight spice and woodsy flavors, good acidity and moderate tannins. These are made in a style to be consumed from three to seven years. although a few of the best can drink well for a decade.

Much like their red siblings, Côtes-du-Rhône whites are a great value, with many wines at or under $20 to be found. They must be made from at least 80% of the allowed Rhone white grapes: Clairette, Grenache blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Bourboulenc, and Viognier and make ideal summer quaffers.

White wines from this area can vary enormously in quality and typicity from thin and watery to juicy and ripe. The best producers, however, will make wines that are rich and ripe. Côtes-du-Rhône is almost always drinkable upon release and requires no further cellaring.