A very smart Côte-Rôtie from the very good 2006 Rhone vintage. 

NOSE: Bright blueberry, plum and dark cherry. Quite perfumed. Backed by pencil shavings and cedary oak. 

PALATE:  Plum, dark cherry, raspberry, vanilla and mocha. Nice ripe firm tannins, medium+ body and acid. Very good length.

DRINK: 10+ yrs.  

SCORE: 18/20 

PRICE: $100

ANOTHER GLASS? Yes! Well worth a try and VERY drinkable. Good example of a modern Côte-Rôtie.