Winery La Dive - Côtes du Rhône Rouge

Winery La Dive Côtes du Rhône Rouge

3.5
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Côtes du Rhône Rouge of Winery La Dive is a red wine from the region of Côtes-du-Rhône of 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 Côtes du Rhône Rouge from the Winery La Dive

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Côtes du Rhône Rouge of Winery La Dive in the region of Rhone Valley is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Details and technical informations about Winery La Dive's Côtes du Rhône Rouge.

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

Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 2016
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 2015
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3.6 1 1 1 0.5 0
Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 2014
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 2013
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0
Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 2011
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 2.8 1 1 0.5 0 0
Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 2010
In the top 100 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0

The best vintages of Côtes du Rhône Rouge from Winery La Dive are 2014, 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2010.

Informations about the Winery La Dive

The winery offers 2 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.5.
This winery is part of the Ravoire & Fils.
It is in the top 3 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Côtes-du-Rhône in the region of Rhone Valley

The Winery La Dive is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 1 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 35000 of of France wines
In the top 350 of of Côtes-du-Rhône wines
In the top 85000 of red wines
In the top 150000 wines of the world

The wine region of Côtes-du-Rhône

The wine region of Côtes-du-Rhône is located in the region of Rhône méridional of Rhone Valley of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Château de Beaucastel or the Chateau de Fonsalette produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Côtes-du-Rhône are Mourvèdre, Viognier and Marsanne, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Côtes-du-Rhône often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, red plum or sour cherry and sometimes also flavors of truffle, juniper or clove.


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.

News related to this wine

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Burge is back in Krondorf winery – for the third time

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The word of the wine: Cryo-extraction

This technique was very popular at the end of the 80's in Sauternes, a little less so now. The grapes are frozen before pressing, and the water transformed into ice remains in the marc, only the sugar flows out. As with the concentrators, the "cryo" can also increase bad taste and greenness.

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