2016 Jean-Luc Jamet Cote Rotie Terrasses

Syrah - 750ML
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JD 94 JS 91 VN 90
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, December 2022

The 2016 Côte Rôtie Terrasses is rock-solid, and while it shows the classic, elegant style of the vintage, it brings plenty of richness and depth. Classic Côte Rôtie gamey red and black fruits, smoked herbs, bacon fat...
JS 91

jamessuckling.com, February 2023

A racy nose of black fruits, smoke, wet earth and violets. Medium- to full-bodied with fine tannins and bright acidity. It has tension and balance with plenty of blueberries on the palate and a supple finish. Drink or hold.
VN 90

Vinous, April 2020

Deep, brilliant ruby. Spice-accented aromas of fresh black and blue fruits, violet and olive, along with a hint of cola. Juicy and seamless on the palate, offering gently sweet boysenberry and cherry flavors that are...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Northern Rhone
Appellation Cote Rotie
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Step into the world of Jean-Luc Jamet with the exquisite 2016 Jean-Luc Jamet Cote Rotie Terrasses. This red wine, hailing from the renowned Cote Rotie appellation in the Northern Rhone region of France, is a testament to the mastery and finesse of the producer.

In the glass, this wine showcases a deep, brilliant ruby color, enticing the eye with its allure. The nose is a sensory delight, revealing a captivating blend of fresh black and blue fruits, accompanied by notes of violet, olive, and a hint of cola. The aromas are further enhanced by a touch of spice, creating a harmonious symphony of scents.

On the palate, the 2016 Jean-Luc Jamet Cote Rotie Terrasses dances effortlessly, exhibiting a seamless and juicy texture. The flavors of boysenberry and cherry take center stage, their gentle sweetness balanced by a subtle peppery nuance. As the wine lingers on the palate, it unveils a nicely persistent finish, accompanied by supple tannins and a delicate note of bitter chocolate.

Renowned wine critic Jeb Dunnuck awarded this wine an impressive score of 94 points, praising its classic Cote Rotie characteristics. The bouquet is a testament to the elegance of the vintage, with gamey red and black fruits, smoked herbs, bacon fat, truffly earth, and floral notes intertwining beautifully. Medium to full-bodied, the wine is perfectly balanced, boasting ripe tannins and a sensational finish. Dunnuck suggests cellaring this gem for another 3-4 years to fully appreciate its potential, with an overall longevity of 20-25 years.

James Suckling adds to the chorus of praise, awarding the 2016 Jean-Luc Jamet Cote Rotie Terrasses a score of 91 points. He describes the wine as racy, with a nose brimming with black fruits, smoke, wet earth, and violets. Medium to full-bodied, it delights the palate with fine tannins, bright acidity, and a tension that keeps you coming back for more. The abundance of blueberries adds a delicious layer of fruitiness, leading to a supple finish.

With an alcohol content of 13.0%, this wine is a perfect embodiment of the elegance and complexity that the Syrah varietal can achieve in the hallowed terroir of Cote Rotie. Presented in a classic cork closure, it invites you to savor each sip and discover the true essence of this exceptional wine.

The 2016 Jean-Luc Jamet Cote Rotie Terrasses is a testament to the artistry of winemaking and the unique terroir of Cote Rotie. With its impeccable balance, expressive aromas, and vibrant flavors, this wine is a true masterpiece that will captivate both the novice and connoisseur alike. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for the future, this wine promises an unforgettable experience that will transport you to the heart of the Rhone Valley.