Côte-Rôtie (Northern Rhône), is renowned for producing some of the finest and most age-worthy Syrah wines in the world, and this 2021 from Domaine du Monteillet is amongst the very best.
Well structured, racy and elegant. Dark ruby color. Intense scents of red fruits, vanilla and some roasted notes. Mouth of great finesse, rounded and melted tannins. The finish is long and silky.
Decant and enjoy now or cellar for, well, as long as you like!
In the heart of the Condrieu appellation and in the northernmost part of Saint Joseph, the Monteillet estate has overlooking the Northern Rhône valley for 9 generations. Passionate about vines and wines, Stéphane Montez wants to be in harmony with his terroir as well as his team. After numerous international experiences, he returned to bring a unique touch to the family estate, aware of the unique character of the Rhône valley terroir.
In the cellar, the estate works mainly by gravity, and carries out aging in demi-muids (600 liter barrels) which can last up to more than 40 months for certain vintages.