2015 Domaine Barge Cote Rotie Cuvee Du Plessy, Rhone, France
This Côte-Rôtie cuvée du Plessy red produced at Domaine Gilles Barge is made from 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier. The vines are planted in terraces on a magnificent granite terroir of 6 hectares. After manual harvesting and traditional vinification lasting around twenty days, the wine is aged for 30 months in oak barrels. The color of this Plessy Côte-Rôtie cuvée from the Gilles Barge estate is brilliant, ruby. Its nose is complex with aromas of kirsch, blackcurrant and tobacco. The palate is dense and concentrated with spicy notes.
93 Points Wine Spectator