2003 Jean-Michel Gerin Côte-Rôtie Les Grandes Places Côte-Rôtie Wine Tasting Note


2003 Jean-Michel Gerin Les Grandes Places  (Côte-Rôtie) 92

Silky, soft and sensuous, this is fully mature. Low in acid, this is all about the sexy texture and ripe black cherry, licorice, bitter chocolate and earthy nuances. Popped and poured, there is no reason to age this any longer.

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This is in such a good place to taste today. All it took was a pop and pour, and it was ready to go with its pure, silky, black cherry essence, followed by licorice, earth, smoke, bacon fat and herbal notes in the perfume. Plush, luxurious, full bodied and fresh, with length, concentration and persistence.

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Sexy, sultry, lusty and frankly delicious, this has all the sweet, ripe and over ripe black cherries you need, coupled with licorice, black pepper, earth and garrigue. The fruit is perfectly polished, soft and refined, the wine is concentrated, long and really delivers a memorable tasting experience. Not much is made. so it's hard to find, but it's worth the effort and cost for at least a bottle or two.

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Floral, licorice, bacon fat, black cherry liqueur, truffle, stone and pepper aromas caught your attention. Sexy, supple, suave and lush in texture, this low acid, opulent wine is an exotic pleasure machine. It's hard to find, but it's worth the effort to seek out a few bottles. It's not mature. but it's drinking great. If you have more than a few bottles, it's worth popping one at this stage to enjoy its exotic pleasures.

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Domaine Gerin Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin, when young, should be decanted at least 1-2 hours, give or take, allowing the wines to soften and open their perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin is usually better with 8-10 years of cellaring and should be at its best between 10-25 years of age.

Serving Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes. Domaine Jean-Michel Gerin is also good with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.

Condrieu, the white wine of Domaine Jean Michel Gerin is best served with a myriad of different seafood dishes, shellfish, crab, lobster, sushi, sashimi, chicken, pork and veal, as well as Asian cuisine.