2006 Delas "La Landonne" Côte-Rôtie

SKU #1054782

95 points Robert Parker: "The compelling 2006 Côte-Rôtie La Landonne is sensational. Gamy black cherry and black currant fruit interwoven with notions of graphite, licorice, and scorched earth aromas jump from the glass of this dense, full-bodied, rich, pure 2006. This is a stunning wine with terrific minerality as well as laser-like focus. It, too, will benefit from 3-4 years of cellaring, and should last for two decades." (04/09) 93 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Ruby-red. Deep cassis and kirsch aromas are complicated by smoked meat, dark chocolate, roasted coffee and violet. A bright note of black pepper emerges with air and carries onto the palate, adding vivacity to the deep dark fruit and bitter chocolate flavors. Finishes strong, with bright mineral tang and a hint of blood orange." (Jan/Feb 2009) 93 points Wine Spectator: "Shows a rich core of plum and red currant fruit, backed by notes of espresso, iron and red licorice. The structure is nicely rounded and integrated, with the red fruit and iron notes lingering through the medium-weight finish. A sleek, modern style, with plenty of terroir. Best from 2010 through 2018." (11/09)

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Varietal:

Rhone Blends

Country:

France

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Sub-Region:

Rhone

- Legendary wine-producing region in southeast France. Stereotypically speaking, Rhone wines are high in alcohol, and the majority produced is red. The northern Rhone is best known for outstanding 100% Syrah wines from areas such as Cote Rotie and Hermitage, as well as for fabulous white wines from Condrieu (where Viognier is king). In the southern Rhone, look for spicy, full-bodied wines that are blends of Grenache, Syrah, and other varietals coming from appellations such as Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, or Rasteau. Wines labeled as Cote du Rhone or Cotes du Rhone Village (a cut above generic Cotes du Rhone) are frequently found here in the US because they often represent some of the best values on the market. View our bestselling Rhone Valley wines.
Specific Appellation:

Cote Rotie