Domaine Cros De Romet Cairanne Côtes Du Rhône Villages 2010, Ac

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$23.95 (42986)

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October 27, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very impressive, ripe, rich syrah based red with oodles of smoke, dark chocolate and licorice atop dried...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Typically Cairanne, this warm, generous, approachable wine is chalk full of spice, fruit and earthy warmth. The...

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Community Reviews (4)

Bob Blais
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Philip Coville
Philip Coville

Big muscular wine that works the palate. Modern appeal that delivers.

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Paul Forget
Paul Forget

Deep opaque purple in color, this wine opened up with aromas of black cherry, dark plum, dried herbs, peppery and smoky and earthy notes. On the mouthfeel, medium-full bodied, hot with flavours of black fruit, spices and charred wood, low acidity and firm tannins. This finish is medium length, hot with baked fruit and a stony minerality texture. After tasting a number of 2010 Rhône wines, I started to think that they were (for the most part) un-balanced, lacked finesse, with high alcohol and low acidity. For my palate, Domaine Cros De Romet Cairanne Côtes Du Rhône Villages 2010 has nice flavours but the whole package is over the top for me, the fruit feels baked, the alcohol is crazy high and the lack of acidity is not helping, disappointing.

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Arnold Toporowski
Arnold Toporowski

Interesting wine, but it's really over the top. If you like the style (a really big, powerful, he-man, uses-too-many-steroids, kind of wine) then maybe it's for you. And16% alcohol?! yikes!

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