Cote-Rotie 2013 from Domaine Stephane Ogier: a powerful, complex and fine red wine
Produced in the Cote-Rotie appellation, Cote-Rotie Reserve from Domaine Stephane Ogier as a single-variety Syrah. The vineyard is 3,5 hectares and the vines are, on average, 40 years old. The soil is composed of granite and schist. Cote-Rotie Reserve 2013 from Domaine Stephane Ogier is aged in barrels for 30 months, 20% is new wood for the first year.
Cote-Rotie Reserve 2013 from Domaine Stephane Ogier is a harmonious wine that respectfully expresses the diverse terroir of the property. It is powerful, complex and a wonderful fine wine.
Wine Advocate-Parker :
I reviewed the 2013 Côte Rôtie Village from bottle last year (90 pts), but the 2013 Côte Rôtie Reserve was tasted from barrel. The Reserve cuvée didn't disappoint this go around and there are roughly 800 cases of this deep ruby-colored beauty. It offers medium to full-bodied richness, bright acidity, solid concentration and classic notes of smoked blackberries, black raspberries, spice box, dried earth and tapenade. It's going to need 4-5 years of bottle age and should have two decades of overall longevity.