Côte Rôtie Côte Brune, Domaine Barge 2006

RegionRhône
SubregionCote Rotie
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

I really like the 2006 vintage in Côte-Rôtie and the Côte Brune bottling from the Barge family is outstanding. This is still a fairly youthful wine at age ten, offering up a complex and classy aromatic constellation of cassis, black olive, pepper, still a touch of stems, a really fien base of soil, espresso, gentle medicinal tones and a bit of charred wood in the upper register. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, complex and really soil-driven, with moderate tannins, fine focus and grip and a long, transparent and classic finish. Fine, fine juice that just needs a few more years in the cellar to reach its plateau. (Drink between 2020-2050)

Score: 93John Gilman, View From the Cellar (61), January 2016

A more serious effort, the 2006 Cote Rotie Cote Brune offers up notes of tapenade, burning embers, blackberries, cherries, smoked herbs, and forest floor. The complex aromatics are followed by a dense, rich, chewy, impressive wine to drink over the next 10-15 years.

Score: 90Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (182), April 2009

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