Saturday, March 25, 2006

Domaine “La Garrigue” 2003 “Cuvee Romaine” wine review by (PB)

This Cotes Du Rhone value is a light red in color with a tinge of watermelon red towards the rim. The bouquet is very nice with pipe tobacco, flowers, and yeast filled with fruity aromas.

In the nose there is a faint layer of chocolate covered cherries. This wine is chewy, balanced, cherry flavors and chocolate on the palate as well. It has good structure, a little smoke and a nice finish.

For $13 this is a solid Rhone pleasure and worth seeking out. (NW) is up for the weekend and this was our prelude to an awesome Steak Florentine with homemade pasta. Raise a glass!

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