La Cote Sauvage, Boutinot, Cairanne, Rhone, France 2013
This wine from Cairanne in the southern Rhone valley should be a staple in your wine rack. It has intense morello cherry fruit and a touch of sweet spice on the nose; ripe berry, liquorice, summer pudding and a hint of cinnamon spice on the palate. Full-flavoured, rich and smooth with supple tannins.
At a glance
Region Rhone Valley
Grape Grenache Noir, Syrah, Carignan