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2018 Boutinot Cairanne Les Six

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Cairanne
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • F_&_M Likes this wine: 89 points

    August 1, 2023 - Still a little rough but enjoyable. Wait another year before trying again.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    January 13, 2023 - Delicious notes Marie. Her Sunday afternoon bottle of wine.

  • jskuek Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 27, 2022 - Pretty enjoyable easy drinking GSM, not complex but paring well with light dishes.

  • WineTally Likes this wine:

    September 22, 2022 - Blend of six varietals: Grenache Noir (~50%), Syrah, Mourvèdre,
    Cinsault, Counoise and Carignan Noir
    from slopes above the village of Cairanne with chalky clay soil
    and old vines.
    Manual harvest and sorting.
    Fermentation in large 6,000 L tronconique oak vats
    by natural yeasts with manual plunging and gentle pump-over.
    Aged ~12 months in the same oak vats.
    Bottled at Domaine Boutinot’s cellars in Cairanne.
    14.5% Abv.
    Background: Boutinot Wines started by Paul Boutinot in 1980
    is one of the leading UK-based distributors of wines worldwide.
    Managing Director: Dennis Whiteley
    Domaine Boutinot Rhône with the motto "Fide et Arte" (Trust
    and Skill) has vineyards and winery in Cairanne.
    Founding Winemaker: Eric Monnin
    Winemaker: Julien Dugas

    A(ccuracy)=2: Deep ruby/purple. Spicy juicy Rhone blend.
    B(alance)=2: Ripe fruit with adequate structure.
    C(omplexity)=2: Black and red fruits, pepper, mild garrigue.
    D(epth)=2: Plush mouthfeel. Full length and finish.

    Wine Tally Score [2,2,2,2] = 8/10

    Sharp and pungent on opening. Succulent and savory with 12-hr breathing!

    For story-telling label graphics, see:
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  • mikkelbjerres18@hotmail.com wrote:

    September 15, 2022 - Black berries, tobacco, herbs, leather on nose. On the palate. Again black berries, herb, tobacco, bitter chokolate and shoe polish cream. Ends with pepper and herbs

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Southern Rhône Part 2: 2017 & 2018 from Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Cairanne, and Rasteau, 9/26/2019 (link)

    (Domaine Boutinot Cairanne Les Six) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2018
  • Type Red
  • Producer Boutinot
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation Les Six
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Cairanne

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 22 (46%)
  • Consumed 26 (54%)

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