Domaine Yves Cuilleron Côte Rôtie 'La Madinière' 2018, Rhône, France 75cl
Domaine Yves Cuilleron
Dry red wine, 75cl. Full bodied 100% Syrah from Rhône, France. 13.0% ABV.
Nose of ripe red fruits and smoke with a few notes of spices. A harmonious and ample mouth. Silky tannins and a long fresh finish.
Tasting notes from the judges of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2020
'A wonderful balance of ripe black fruits and spice, with earthy notes and lovely texture with strong ripe tannins.' Daniel Eriksen, Anglian Country Inns. 'A rich and meaty wine with some forest fruits carrying through. Lovely balance.' Sue Jones, The Harrow at Little Bedwyn. 'Very elegant and balanced, with ripe fruit.' Mikolaj Harmider, Cava Spiliadis Collection and Simpsons Restaurant.
Producer Profile Domaine Yves Cuilleron
Wine has been part of Yves Cuilleron’s history for three generations, on both his paternal and maternal sides. His paternal grandfather started operations in 1920, and began to sell his own wine bottles in 1947. In 1960, Yves’s uncle Antoine took over the estate and field management. For the last three decades, Yves has been managing the production of the family estate, overseeing all the minute details of each step to ensure that his wines are 100% “made by hand” in his own unique style.
Suggested food pairings
Red meats (e.g. shepherd's pie with duck confit, Jerusalem artichoke and truffle).