What the Critics say
Including 3% Viognier, Billon's 2018 Côte Rôtie Les Elotins is the entry level cuvée of the estate and offers a meaty, black-fruited style that carries medium to full-bodied richness, plenty of tannins, and notes of chocolate, crushed rocks, ground herbs, and pepper. Give bottles 2-3 years of bottle age.
A classic blend of Syrah (95%) and Viogner (5%) from different plots of the Billon’s Cote Rotie holdings. from vines averaging 30 years of age grown on shale. 100% Hand picked, the grapes are vinified in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks with twice daily punch downs. The finished wine is matured in 1-2 yr old French oak for 24 months.
|Grape Variety||Syrah / Shiraz|