Famille Perrin Côtes du Rhône Rouge 2014 Magnum

Rhône
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£24.50 per magnum
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The deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by aromas of blackberries, cherries, road tar and earth. Medium-bodied with silky tannins as well as an abundance of luscious fruit and all the better for being served ‘en magnum’.

Taste & Aroma

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The deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by aromas of blackberries, cherries, road tar and earth. Medium-bodied with silky tannins as well as an abundance of luscious fruit and all the better for being served ‘en magnum’.

Stuart McCloskey

Producer

One of the most famous families in the Rhône valley, the Perrin Family have been in the wine industry for generations, working with the terroir of the Southern Rhône since 1909 when they acquired Château de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. In the 1950's Famille Perrin were one of the first wineries to begin farming organically. 

Robert Parker cannot speak highly enough of the family saying ‘Jean-Pierre and François Perrin - chosen among the Most Influential Wine Personalities of the last 20 Years. The Perrins believe in natural winemaking, unfiltered wines, and routinely produce long-lived classics that are among the finest in the world."

Perrin & Fils is today managed by 6 members of the Perrin family from the 5th (Jean-Pierre & Francois) and 6th (Marc, Pierre, Thomas & Matthieu) generations.

Famille Perrin, Rhône, France

Region

The Rhône is a wine region in southern France situated in the Rhône River valley and is generally divided into two sections – the Northern Rhône and the Southern Rhône. The Northern Rhône is famous for its red wines made from the Syrah grape occasionally blended with a little Viognier and white wines made from blends of Marsanne and Roussanne as well as varietal Viognier wines. The most famous of these wines are the Syrah’s from Hermitage, Crozes Hermitage, Cote Rotie and Cornas and white wines from Condrieu, Chateau Grillet and Hermitage. In the Southern Rhône wines are generally produced from blends of grapes – the more well-known areas of production being Chateaueneuf du Pape and the more reasonable prices wines from the Côtes du Rhone. Here red wines are made from blends of several varietals, more often than not these include Grenache Noir, Mourvedre and Syrah (known as the GSM blend). We can highly recommend the Crozes Hermitage from Georges Reynaud which also received a gold medal from Decanter.

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