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2011 Pierre Usseglio French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Cotes du Rhone"

Pierre Usseglio 2011 Cotes du Rhone

Winery: Pierre Usseglio

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Cotes du Rhone"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 70% Grenache & 20% Mourvedre & 10% Cinsault

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Cotes du Rhone

State or country: France

Price: $22

Cases produced: 2,400

KWG Score: 89 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: April 1, 2013

Wine Review: This opaque and very dark onyx colored red blend opens with a mild black currant and black licorice bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a mild oak infused black currant with notes of blackberry, black licorice, and black pepper. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are sticky and linger nicely. This very nice Cotes du Rhone would pair well with a thick and juicy Kobe bacon burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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