2016 Domaine Raymond Usseglio Cotes du Rhone Les Claux Rouge
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • JD 90
  • WA 90

Reg: $24.94

$19.94

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Reg: $24.94

$19.94

This product is
out of stock

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JD 90
jebdunnuck.com, August 2018
Better, the 2016 Côtes du Rhône Les Claux is a blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre and offers a textbook Southern Rhône perfume of peppery garrigue, spice, and assorted red and black fruits. It’s medium-bodied, silky... expand Better, the 2016 Côtes du Rhône Les Claux is a blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre and offers a textbook Southern Rhône perfume of peppery garrigue, spice, and assorted red and black fruits. It’s medium-bodied, silky, and incredibly elegant on the palate and should be a terrific value. collapse
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2018
The rich, concentrated 2016 Cotes du Rhone les Claux is an equal-parts blend of Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah from a lieu-dit just next to Lirac, on the western side of the Rhône. Dark cherry fruit dominates this... expand The rich, concentrated 2016 Cotes du Rhone les Claux is an equal-parts blend of Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah from a lieu-dit just next to Lirac, on the western side of the Rhône. Dark cherry fruit dominates this full-bodied red, but it picks up notes of lavender, thyme and anise on the plush, velvety-textured finish. - Joe Czerwinski collapse
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Winery

Domaine Raymond Usseglio

The Raymond Usseglio domaine is one of the top-producing estates in Chateauneuf du Pape. The estate was originally created by Francis Usseglio who moved to the Rhone from Italy in 1931 and started producing his own wine in 1948. He was succeeded in 1963 by his son Raymond Usseglio who enlarged the area, now bearing his own name, with the help of his mother Danielle.

In 1999, Raymond’s son Stephane took over the domaine and is in now in charge of its operations, cultivating 60 acres, 40 of which are in Chateauneuf du Pape, 12 in Cotes du Rhone, and 7 classified as IGP. The estate practices sustainable and biodynamic farming techniques.