2001 Château des Tours Vacqueyras Réserve

SKU #1130491 Jancis Robinson

 Deep crimson. Looks and tastes extremely young still. Tight tannins - very chewy even at eight years old. 17/20 points.  (8/2009)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The beautiful, elegant, seductive 2001 Vacqueyras is a serious effort. Its medium ruby color is followed by distinctive kirsch liqueur notes intermixed with freshly ground pepper, licorice, and strawberries.  (2/2004)

K&L Notes

Chateau des Tours is a Côtes du Rhône property managed by Emmanuel Reynaud who also manages Chateau Rayas and Chateau de Fonsalette. The wines are produces from vines on the 40 acre estate from Grenache. 15% abv.

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Alcohol Content (%): 15