Chapoutier Cotes Du Rhone Villages 2009, Rasteau Bottle

Cost: $18.45 (sale $16.45 till 24 June 12)
Grape Variety: Grenache blend
Category: Red Wine
Appellation: LCBO General Listing
Country: France
Region: Rasteau
Format: 750 mL
Producer: M. Chapoutier S.A.
Alcohol: 14.5 %
Description: Medium minus ruby in colour with medium minus nose.

Positives: Not much but there is a lot of oak & some dark cherry & licorice. Medium body with medium+ tannins & acidity with medium length.

Negatives: Very bland. Nothing special here.

Interesting Point: This low rating maybe due to a defective bottle as normally M. Chapoutier is one of my favourite French producers.

Tasted: 22 June 12

Score: 7.5/10, Value: 8/10, Total: 15.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 2.5

LCBO#: 321539