Cote-Rotie At Its Most Riveting
2011 Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux

Posted by Joe Salamone

There may very well be no Côte-Rôtie being made today that can match Bénetière in terms of focus, balance, and streamlined mineral elegance.

photo of label of Benetiere Cordeloux

This is Syrah (with 5% Viognier) at its most nimble, piercing, and riveting. There's a density here, but also a lithe frame of jet-black minerals, floral notes, and dark fruits.

The 2011 Cordeloux boasts the vintage's clarity and harmony with a beautiful soil-inflected elegance. There's nuanced complexity of smoke, olives, flowers, and dark fruits all wrapped around a precise core.  

Côte-Rôtie is famous for being the most elegant, Burgundy-like expression of Syrah on the planet. Bénetière's 2011 Cordeloux delivers in a very big way on that promise. 

With only 2.5ha, it's rare that we find back-vintage Bénetière. These are the only bottles available in the country. Quantities are extremely limited. Please give us your ideal order, and we'll try our best. 

To order, reply to offers@crushwineco.com or call the store at (212) 980-9463.

Joe Salamone
Wine Buyer
Crush Wine & Spirits

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