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Ferraton Père & Fils Samorens 2012 Wine Review

Ferraton Père & Fils Samorens 2012

Ferraton Père & Fils Samorens 2012

Côtes Du Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ferraton Père & Fils

Agent: FWM Wine, Beer & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Cedary with ripe fleshy dark berry aromas. Love this style of Rhone! It’s so interesting and lip-smacking delicious with each sip; you don’t tire of it. It also pairs with many hearty meat dishes. Amazing value and complexity here. Finishes with savoury notes of bacon, dried herbs and cedar forest. Decant for 1-2 hours and enjoy with pepperoni pizza, especially at this phenomenal price.

Food pairings: hearty meat dishes.

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This Ferraton Père & Fils Samorens 2012 was reviewed on October 11, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014  2007 

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Robert Janiga rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This ruby and garnet Cotes du Rhone offers up intense aromas of ripe blackberries, black raspberries and blueberries. As it opens up, further aromas emerge like anise, black pepper, dried flowers and a faint dusting of pancetta. It packs quite a punch on the palate too. Lots of ripe fruit flavours and a savoury long finish. It has some good acidity and the tannins are pronounced but not offensive. This wine would go well with hearty winter dishes like beef or lamb stew, as well as grilled steak done rare. It can be enjoyed now or over the next three to four years where the fruit will start to lessen and more leathery and forest-like characteristics emerge. Given that it is only $14.95 a bottle at the LCBO, the QPR on this is quite high.
A superb Rhone red wine blend from the 2012 vintage, this Cotes du Rhone Samorens (which means rouge) is vibrant. - Community Wine Reviews

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