Sunday, December 9, 2007

Chateau Beauchene Côtes du Rhône

Chateau Beauchene
Premier Terroir
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Côtes du Rhône, France
$9.99 -- Wine Merchants, Durham, NC

Color: Medium red
Nose: Spicy berries, a little heat
Body: Medium
Front: Cassis
Middle: Licorice
Back: Meaty; something smoky
Burns clean?: Yes
Cap: Cork

This is a tasty wine; it's a good deal at the sale price above. It's tout French weirdness, fruit and spice, great with all kinds of food. It didn't go all the way in and get me, but if you like Côtes du Rhône, it's certainly one you should try.