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Domaine Col les Pins 2016

Côtes du Roussillon AOP

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  • Gold, Vinalies Internationales, 2023

It's very rare to chance upon a Roussillon red with so much delicious maturity. This is a 7-year-old beauty from vineyards in the superior Côtes du Roussillon Villages. A blend of the top native grapes, it offers mature fruit and toasty spice.

It's very rare to chance upon a Roussillon red with so much delicious maturity. This is a 7-year-old beauty from vineyards in the superior Côtes du Roussillon Villages. A blend of the top native grapes, it offers mature fruit and toasty spice.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Silky ripe fruit, leather hint, toasty spice, white pepper

Aroma

Plum, black cherry, wild herbs, spice and leather

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Domaine Col les Pins 2016

More information

  • 14.5% ABV
  • 10.88 Units
  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2026
  • Vegan

Col les Pins is a reminder of just how well the finest wines of the superior Côtes du Roussillon Villages appellation can age. It's a delicious lesson in mature fruit blending with toasted spice, herbs, tobacco and cedar. It was made by the local prize-winning cellar, Domaine Brial, that was named Best Cooperative four years running, 2019-2022. Winemaker Agnes Arquier took all the grapes from 30 year old vines, planted on very pebbly, higher altitude terraces, so the fruit has really good intensity. It's a classic blend of mostly Grenache and Syrah, with just 10% of Mourvèdre and Carignan, all handpicked and fermented in tank, with no oak. A Gold medal winner too. Nuances of plum, black cherry, pepper and spice. Savour with grilled meats.

"Exciting find! 7-year-old Roussillon-Villages, tasting so delicious and intriguingly complex" Mark Hoddy
Buyer for southern France
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