La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils - Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône

La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône

3.2
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône of La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils is a red wine from the region of Côtes-du-Rhône in Rhone Valley.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with beef, game (deer, venison) or lamb.

Taste structure of the Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône from the La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône of La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils in the region of Rhone Valley is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Details and technical informations about La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils's Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Mourvèdre

Mourvèdre noir is a grape variety originating from Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Mourvèdre noir can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhône valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône - 2012
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône - 2010
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3 1 1 1 0 0

The best vintages of Haut Colombier Cuvée Reserve Côtes-du-Rhône from La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils are 2012, 2010

Informations about the La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils

The winery offers 22 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
It is in the top 20 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Côtes-du-Rhône in the region of Rhone Valley

The La Cave du Prieure - Raymond Barlet & Fils is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 18 wines for sale in the of Côtes-du-Rhône to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Rhone Valley
In the top 300000 of of France wines
In the top 2500 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
In the top 550000 of red wines
In the top 1500000 wines of the world

The wine region of Rhone Valley

The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in Southeastern France. It follows the North-south course of the Rhône for nearly 240 km, from Lyon to the Rhône delta (Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast. The Length of the valley means that Rhône wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and mesoclimates. The viticultural areas of the region cover such a distance that there is a widely accepted division between its northern and southern parts.


The wine region of Rhône méridional

Côtes du Rhône is a regional appellation in the Rhône Valley in eastern France. It applies to red, rosé and white wines, and includes more than 170 villages. The area follows the course of the Rhône southward for 125 miles (200 km) from Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhône to Avignon. A small portion of the wines in the appellation are white wines.

News related to this wine

Andrew Jefford: ‘2021 has been the year of all the miseries’

How’s the weather been this year? Awful. ‘La nature m’écoeure’, one of my wine-growing friends posted on Facebook on 8 April, having been out to look at the frost-crippled shoots on his vines that morning: ‘Nature disgusts me’. It takes a lot to make a wine-grower feel that. He wasn’t alone. Jeremiads echo around the northern hemisphere as 2021 closes. It’s been the year of all the miseries. None suffered more horribly than the growers of Germany’s Ahr valley, where floodwaters caused by the fou ...

Christie’s 2021 DWWA charity wine auction sets new record

A total of £72,600 was raised from 79 lots at the sixteenth DWWA wine auction hosted by Christie’s on 2 December – beating a record set in 2018. This total excludes Christie’s buyer’s premium. All proceeds will be added to funds raised by Decanter throughout the DWWA this year. Charities supported include The Drinks Trust, WaterAid, Cancer Research UK, Change Please, Decanter Apprenticeships and more. Over the past 12 months, Decanter has donated in excess of £100,000 to these charities. T ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘A wine’s visual cues shout, stamp, whistle and roar’

Disconcerting: I couldn’t forget this bottle for days afterwards. Still can’t. Back in August, wine critic Lin Liu MW (together with her partner Philippe Lejeune of Château de Chambert in Cahors) came to dinner, en route to a short holiday in Provence. One of the bottles Lin brought for us to try together was the 2018 Les Rocheuses, Parcelles No 5 et 6, from Château Le Rey in Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux. It came in a slope-shouldered bottle, not a classic Bordeaux bottle. We tried it with some R ...

The word of the wine: Sapid

Said of a wine rich in flavours.

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