2012 Cote Rotie Michel Ogier



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Average critic rating : 91.5 points

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Moving to the Cote Roties, Ogier owns a number of parcels (15 to be exact) spread throughout the appellation. Coming from a blend of terroirs, the 2012 Cote Rotie Classique possesses a knockout bouquet of white pepper, blackberry, leather, and hints of game. This flows to a medium to full-bodied, elegant and finesse-driven effort that has vibrant acidity, excellent mid-palate depth and fine tannin. It should round into form with a handful of years in the cellar and evolve gracefully for 10-15 years. ||One of the next generation of winemakers to come up through the ranks by working with his father, the young, yet talented, Stephane Ogier (who is one of the youngest vignerons in the appellation) has been fully in control at this brilliant estate since around 2003. Covering roughly 7 acres in Cote Rotie, there are new plantings just now coming on line, both in Cote Rotie and in the surrounding regions as well. In addition, they are in the process of building a completely new cellar located on the western edge of Ampuis. There’s lots going on here, and if you’re a young wine lover today, count yourself lucky that there are young vignerons of this caliber out there. Looking at the 2011s, these show slightly more linear profiles than the 2012s, yet both vintages possess fantastic purity of fruit and overall elegant profiles.||Robert Kacher Selections, New York, NY; tel. (212) 239-1275 Wine Advocate.December, 2013

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