2000 Tardieu-Laurent Cotes-du-Rhone "Guy Louis"
Cotes du Rhone, France
WB Rating: 90

Alcohol by volume: 13.5%
Price at time of purchase: $13.99 (Premier Cru)
Type: Rhone
Principal varietal(s): Southern Rhone blend

Outstanding wine. Lots going on in the aromas and flavors: blackberry liqueur, cassis, plums, smoke, spice. A broad-shouldered and still tannic wine with a very long finish. Easily the equivalent of a good Chateauneuf. Another great buy from Premier Cru, who also imported the wine. - HK 2004-07-19


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