|Rhône||2016||Cote Rotie Les Terrasses, Vignoble Jean-Luc Jamet||BT||2||0||560.00||12||24||62.222221333333||Cote Rotie Terrasses, Jamet, Jean-Luc||0.75|
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Deep ruby purple in the glass, with a wonderfully evocative, peppery nose. Mineral, with a mixture of struck flint, fresh brambly fruits and a hint of violet. The palate is slick and glossy, with layers of red and black fruits gently framed by fine and ripe tannins. Supple and remarkably approachable, savoury complexity builds on the finish with fresh black pepper, woody herbs and green peppercorns to the fore. Moreish and harmonious. Can be drunk now with a good decant, but will improve over the next 10-12 years.
1) (Lancement, Chavaroche, 1 year 500-litre cask) ****(*) full red. Indian ink, blood, oak varnish show in a bouquet with a sturdy nature, compressed and compact it is. The palate holds dark red fruits in a clean, connected line-up, oaking present. This has a suave texture and fat that keeps moving, good generosity. Iron filing feature on a cool close, interest there. There are lots of prompts on the go. “It is complex,” Jean-Luc Jamet. 18-20 years 2) (Mornachon, Bonnivière with a bit of Tartaras, used 300-litre cask) ****(*) very dark red. The nose has meat, lamb stock airs, cassis and mulberry coulis or liqueur. It will be stylish in time, served in a large glass. The palate connects very well; there’s real good heart to this, real depth; I like its honest foundation. There are droplets of blood, is very sustained, full of drive. It captures the imagination. 22-23 years 3) (a blend of La Landonne, Côte Baudin, Les Rochains, Bonnivière, Fongeant, Moutonnes, used 300-litre cask) ****(*) very full robe. The nose has a mineral-lead air, pine woods, large red berry fruit. The palate delivers waves of dark berry fruit with ample, willing gras, is a stylish do; tannins assert, and are dense at the end. There is menthol on the aftertaste, with oak, obviously. It has good vibe and freshness all through, and savoury, enjoyable moments, is tasty and genuine. From 2021. 2038-40 Mar 2018