2012 Domaine Yves Cuilleron Côte-Rôtie La Madinière Côte-Rôtie Wine Tasting Note

2012 Domaine Yves Cuilleron La Madinière  (Côte-Rôtie) 91

From 100% Syrah, you find flowers, black raspberries, thyme, espresso and smoke. Full bodied, round, fresh and young, give this 3-5 more years in the cellar.

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Domaine Yves Cuilleron Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Domaine Yves Cuilleron, 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 Yves Cuilleron is usually better with 6-9 years of cellaring and should be at its best between 8-18 years of age.

Serving Domaine Yves Cuilleron with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

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

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

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