Rostaing Cote-Rotie Ampodium

Rostaing

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Snapshot
Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 375 ML, 750 ML, 1.5 L
Country: France
Region: Rhone
Appellation: Cote Rotie
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Syrah (Shiraz)
Vineyard: Sourced from vineyards throughout the appellation.
Orientation: South/southeast exposure
Soil: Multiple sites, soil varies
Viticulture: 35 hL/hA
Vinification: Traditional vinification, including wild yeast fermentation. Stem inclusion and length of maceration depend on the vintage.
Aging: Aged in a mix of 225 and 500 liter barrels (about 20% new).
Notes: Historically referred to as the Cote Rotie "Classique", Rostaing's Ampodium is elegant, well-balanced and classic! Ampodium refers to the Provencal name for the famed village of Ampuis where the vines are planted.
Ratings
Publication: Vinous
Rating: (91-93)
Youthful violet. Sexy, mineral-driven aromas of ripe red and dark berries, candied flowers and Indian spices show excellent clarity and lift. Sweet and expansive on the palate, offering juicy, nicely concentrated black raspberry and cherry flavors and a hint of allspice. A subtle olive nuance arrives with air and carries through a long, youthfully tannic finish.