Cotes du Rhone: Part One
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
Saint Cosme CDR '13 * 1/2 $
(Very basic CDR, humble, rustic, peasant wine, perfect for café food)
Domaine Paul Autard CDR '11 **1/2 $
(An old friend, classic CDR with notes of field herbs, rustic tannins)
Andezon CDR '11 **1/2 $
(Fruity, deeply flavored, fine grained tannins, first rate bistro wine)
Chapoutier "Belleruche" CDR '11 *** $ GREAT VALUE!
(Very elegant, refined CDR with true regional character, super buy!)
Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Reds Wine, Spirits, Deli & Meats.
Visit them at www.redswinenspirits.com.