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2009 La Celestiere Cotes du Rhone, France

2009   2010
Wine Notes

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $18

Score: 84.
The Wine-Searcher score of 84/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
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84/100 (51 notes from 31 users )  
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Price History for 2009 La Celestiere Cotes du Rhone, France
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Grape Variety: Southern Rhone Blend Red

A Red Southern Rhone Blend generally consists of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, in varying proportions, although typically Grenache and Syrah are the dominant partners.

There are also a number of other grape varieties which might be used in the Southern Rhone Blend, as southern France's vineyards are filled with obscure local varieties which have not made their way in the world as well as the three aforementioned. Among these less common varieties are what are often referred to as the 'four Cs'; Carignan, Cinsaut, ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Cotes du Rhone wine region

    Cotes du Rhone is a regional appellation for red, rosé and white wines covering the length and breadth of the Rhone Valley in eastern France. It includes more than 170 parishes, following the course of the Rhone river for 125 miles (200km) from Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhone in the north to Avignon in the south. Although Vienne is often viewed as the northernmost wine commune (village) of the Rhone, it lies on the eastern bank of the river, just inside the Isere department not covered by the Cotes du Rhone.

    The Cotes du Rhone appellation was introduced in November 1937, to provide a catch-all title for Rhone wines of reasonable quality, but which come from less well-known viticultural areas. The ... more

  • Rhone wine region

    The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.

    The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ... more


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