Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red - Rhone, France
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Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red - Rhone, France
Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red - Rhone, France
Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red - Rhone, France
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Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red - Rhone, France
Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red - Rhone, France

Chateau Maucoil Côtes du Rhône Villages Red (Organic) 2020 - Rhone, France

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87/100 CellarTracker 
91/100 James Suckling (2019 vintage)
92/100 James Suckling (2016 vintage)
90/100 Wine Enthusiast (2016 vintage)

4 Stars, Decante 
Gold 2020, New Sorld list in London 
Gold 2020, Chilean list in London

Organic & biodynamic

Anna Lee C. Iijima "A vein of graphite extends from nose to finish in this plump, blueberry-scented blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Fresh black-plum and cherry flavors are ripe but pure, lifted by hints of blossomy perfume and a lingering crush of minerality on the finish. Although at its best young, the wine should hold through 2025".

Wine Enthusiast "This blend of Grenache, Carignan and Syrah offer elegant restraint alongside pristine black-cherry and berry exuberance. Fruity and forward, it's shaded by nuances of thyme and wild mint. Fresh acidity and firm tannins lend structure. Enjoy this approachable yet elegant wine now through 2023." (2016 Vintage)

Robert Parker "Another spice-filled effort ... it has a kiss of green in its leafy herbs, mint, incense and sweet red fruits. Moderately concentrated, medium-bodied and easy drinking." (2015 Vintage)

Gault & Millau "Amazing wine with wild scents, captivating red fruits and peony, violet, tinted eucalyptus that permanently mark the taste buds!" (2015 Vintage)

Jancis Robinson "Flattering, macerated red fruits. Very open nose and light. Good freshness" (2015 Vintage)

Wine Spectator "Juicy, with raspberry coulis and plum skin notes lined with hints of anise and toasted vanilla. Offers an open, easy finish. Drink now. 5,500 cases made." (2015 Vintage)

The Winemaker "Beautiful deep colour of ruby colour. This wine is clean, bright. Aromatic nose, rich ripe fruit (blackberry and plum). Good concentration, wide and strong end of a long and beautiful evolution." (2015 Vintage)

This wine is Grenache (50%) Syrah (25%) Mourvèdre (25%).

While Chateau Maucoil only has a short history as a vineyard, the estate has a long history in the Rhone Valley that dates back to the Ancient Romans who used the property as an army fortress. Vines were planted in what we now know as Chateau Maucoil during the mid 1600s.

In 2014, Chateau Maucoil was certified as being 100% biodynamic. The Cotes du Rhone Villages appellation was introduced in 1966 and now applies to 16 in the southern Rhone Valley. Wines made under the appellation must meet higher standards than those of the plain Cotes de Rhone title and are from areas that show potential to produce distinctive wine of a high standard.

87/100 CellarTracker 
91/100 James Suckling (2019 vintage)
92/100 James Suckling (2016 vintage)
90/100 Wine Enthusiast (2016 vintage)

4 Stars, Decante 
Gold 2020, New Sorld list in London 
Gold 2020, Chilean list in London

Organic & biodynamic

Anna Lee C. Iijima "A vein of graphite extends from nose to finish in this plump, blueberry-scented blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Fresh black-plum and cherry flavors are ripe but pure, lifted by hints of blossomy perfume and a lingering crush of minerality on the finish. Although at its best young, the wine should hold through 2025".

Wine Enthusiast "This blend of Grenache, Carignan and Syrah offer elegant restraint alongside pristine black-cherry and berry exuberance. Fruity and forward, it's shaded by nuances of thyme and wild mint. Fresh acidity and firm tannins lend structure. Enjoy this approachable yet elegant wine now through 2023." (2016 Vintage)

Robert Parker "Another spice-filled effort ... it has a kiss of green in its leafy herbs, mint, incense and sweet red fruits. Moderately concentrated, medium-bodied and easy drinking." (2015 Vintage)

Gault & Millau "Amazing wine with wild scents, captivating red fruits and peony, violet, tinted eucalyptus that permanently mark the taste buds!" (2015 Vintage)

Jancis Robinson "Flattering, macerated red fruits. Very open nose and light. Good freshness" (2015 Vintage)

Wine Spectator "Juicy, with raspberry coulis and plum skin notes lined with hints of anise and toasted vanilla. Offers an open, easy finish. Drink now. 5,500 cases made." (2015 Vintage)

The Winemaker "Beautiful deep colour of ruby colour. This wine is clean, bright. Aromatic nose, rich ripe fruit (blackberry and plum). Good concentration, wide and strong end of a long and beautiful evolution." (2015 Vintage)

This wine is Grenache (50%) Syrah (25%) Mourvèdre (25%).

While Chateau Maucoil only has a short history as a vineyard, the estate has a long history in the Rhone Valley that dates back to the Ancient Romans who used the property as an army fortress. Vines were planted in what we now know as Chateau Maucoil during the mid 1600s.

In 2014, Chateau Maucoil was certified as being 100% biodynamic. The Cotes du Rhone Villages appellation was introduced in 1966 and now applies to 16 in the southern Rhone Valley. Wines made under the appellation must meet higher standards than those of the plain Cotes de Rhone title and are from areas that show potential to produce distinctive wine of a high standard.