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2011 RENÉ ROSTAING Côte Rôtie Ampodium

RENÉ ROSTAING Côte Rôtie Ampodium 2011

50.00 CAD

$50.00

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Noble Estate
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 734862
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Consignment
  • Status
  • Status
  • Unavailable
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Rhône Valley
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Northern Rhone
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Côte Rôtie
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Syrah 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    First and foremost René Rostaing is a Côte Rôtie Specialist. He is renowned for producing tiny quantities of extraordinarily refined Côte Rôtie wines, which in the words of Robert Parker are "reminiscent of Grand Cru Burgundy in their delicacy, elegance and sublime qualities." René started out in 1971, with less than half a hectare of Côte Rôtie vineyards split between the Côte Blonde and La Landonne. His breakthrough was in 1990 when he inherited highly prized vineyards from his...

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  • Tasting notes

    Rostaing's Cuvée 'Ampodium' (formerly named 'Classique') takes its name from the original Roman name for the town of Ampuis where the winery is situated. It is a blend of 13 different parcels, which creates a complex, multifaceted expression of Côte Rôtie. Yields are very low and the wine is aged primarily in old 600L demi-muid barrels.