Cotes du Rhone / Southern Rhone France / Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre / Vidal Fleury: Medium body, spice. Blackberry jam, black pepper, plum.
This is a good Winter Warmer. Cotes du Rhone in Southern Rhone region France is known for having bold wines with a classic blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre. A most well known appellation here is Chateuneuf-du-Papes—if you love that wine, then this is our high value offering by the glass. The Le Mistral winds blow down through the area, dispersing clouds, allowing for ripe sun-baked grapes. This shows through with big jammy wines, and a hint of fresh herbs and spice. These flavors make it a perfect pair with Icelandic lamb, you won’t even need a sauce!