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Domaine De Rancy Rivesaltes Ambré 2001 Wine Review

Domaine De Rancy Rivesaltes Ambré 2001

Domaine De Rancy Rivesaltes Ambré 2001

Rivesaltes, Roussillon A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 500 ml

Alcohol: 18%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine


Winery: Domaine De Rancy

Agent: Brand New Day Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

The 2001 vintage of the southern French sweet wine from Rivesaltes Ambré features aromas of caramel and rich toffee. It's layered, complex and mouth-filling. Pair with crème brûlée.

Food pairings: bread pudding, chocolate mousse, honey cake, ice cream sundae.

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This Domaine De Rancy Rivesaltes Ambré 2001 was reviewed on March 19, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 1996 

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Gwen Barton rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Lovely tawny coloured wine invites you to intense aromas of raisin, dark honey and fruit cake. Beautiful, gentle sweetness and marachino cherries. Lovely for sipping or with nuts or wash rind cheese. Super!
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is full flavoured, nutty, fortified wine from southern France. 18% ABV Amber coloured with very Sherry-like aromas: caramel, butterscotch, raisin, salted toasted hazelnuts and creme brulee. The sweet rich flavours echo the bouquet. Soft, sweet, buttery and rounded. Very unique and original with balanced flavours. A great pairing for delicate desserts, ice cream, vanilla cream and chocolate mousse. 90 points. Tasted January 2018
This French dessert is made mostly from Macabeu grapes, and about 10% Grenache grapes. The wine was matured for 13 years in old foudres, large oak casks that don't impart of a lot of oak flavour to the wine. - Community Wine Reviews

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