Wine Enthusiast Review
This mix of 56% Grenache, 37% Syrah and 7% Tempranillo is extra-fresh upon opening the twist-top bottle, showing aromas of raspberry, sagebrush and white pepper. The palate also combines fresh red fruit, pepper and herbs, making for a zesty sip.
Wine Tasting Notes
Cotes du Crow's is our unique blend of the two noble, predominant red varietals of France's southern Rhone Valley: Grenache and Syrah. This year we again decided to use a small amount of Tempranillo - its spice and earth tones are a beautiful complement to Grenache and Syrah. The wine was fermented in open top tanks and received manual punch-downs. This enabled good extraction and structure development with pleasant tannins. After fermentation, the wine was transferred to French oak barrels. The 15% new oak gives the wine subtle spice and vanilla characters without overpowering the elegant fruit profile. This Rhone-style blend has a rich ruby red color, highlighted with purple edges. Rasberry jam, cedar, and fig paste aromas jump out of the glass. The wine is medium-bodied with soft tannins, offering a mouthful of brambleberry and black cherry. Its weight and balance make it a perfect pairing with anything off the grill.
37% Syrah, 56% Grenache, and 7% Tempranillo