M. Chapoutier Les Vignes De Bila Haut Côtes Du Roussillon Villages 2012, Ac

Red Blend Red Blend
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

$15.95 (168716)

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89 pts
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May 24, 2014

Critic Reviews (6)

Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

I could tell you this wine is awash in floral, savoury, black fruit aromas or that the attack is round and juicy with...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Dark-opaque ruby in colour, the 2012 Les Vignes de Bila-Haut offers attractively 'breezy' aromas of freshly picked...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a solid, fairly dense, complex, organically grown red - surprising stuffing and complexity for $15. But I...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Chapoutier has produced a seductive 2012 Bila-Haut with impressive aromatics and a generous and natural palate...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

A favourite of mine for value from Roussillon in southwest France almost into Spain. Expect herbal black cherry fruit...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Slightly baked and cooked flavours dominate, with notable tannins - this is a little hard and astringent, especially...

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Community Reviews (3)

Francois Botha
Francois Botha

Black cherry, pepper, and spices. It has plenty of fruit but is a bit tannic.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

A very solid, well made Roussillon. Dark fruits, hints of local herbs, pepper, and black olives. Tannin seems nicely integrated, providing just the right amount of structure. In short, all one could hope for in a modestly-priced southern French wine. Tasted April 2015 and re-tasted July 2016 with consistent notes - a lovely value.

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