2012 Côte-Rôtie, Champin le Seigneur, Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin

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Our 2012 Rhône Vintage Recommendation - Favourite Côte-Rôtie A wonderfully vibrant Côte-Rôtie, which offers real quality at a fair price. A dash (five percent) of the white grape, Viognier, makes all the difference here, lifting the aromatics and providing an edge to the pure Syrah fruit. There’s a good lick of oak which will need to time to resolve, but from 2017 you’ll find a very attractive, energised, silky, spicy red Martyn Rolph, Private Account Manager The flagship wine is sourced from 17 different plots, some of which contain a little Viognier, which makes up 5-6% of the final blend.