Vidal-Fleury Côte-Rôtie 'La Chatillonne' Côte Blonde 2012

Vidal-Fleury Côte-Rôtie 'La Chatillonne' Côte Blonde 2012

Regular price €100.00
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Tax included.
Intense, spicy aromas and firm, rounded depths of dark fruit flavour.

Because the La Chatillonne vineyard lies at the north of the Côte Blonde and is cooler than its neighbours, its wines have great aromatic complexity and at the same time are firmly structured.

This powerful red packs aromas ranging from blackcurrant with pepper and cinnamon spice to tobacco, olives and the crisp herbaceous notes of box. Its vigorous, ample texture in the mouth offers flavours of blackcurrant and cherry with floral, earthy and savoury notes held in place by those robust tannins and given a long, engaging finish.

This is one of the great wines of France and suited to long ageing (up to 2030) before being served with roast red meat or game dishes.

Supplier's websiteVidal-Fleury
Wine colourRed
CountryFrance
AppellationCôte-Rôtie
Vintage2012
Grape varietySyrah, Viognier
Alcohol13.5%
Bottle size750 ml

Orders of €150+: free delivery nationwide (*excludes orders containing grande marque champagnes)

All other orders: €15 nationwide flat rate

Orders are usually dispatched in the first two working days after receipt.

We cannot guarantee delivery on a given day. If the delivery date is important, please let us know, and we'll put one of our 'Not to Be Opened Before' stickers on the box and aim for delivery a day or two early.

Your orders are delivered by courier to ensure fast and reliable delivery of each carefully packaged consignment. Because nobody likes breakages, we use very strong and secure packaging specially designed to protect wine bottles. 

Personalised champagne orders are dispatched to anticipate your requested deadline (see above), or otherwise as soon as possible. Please allow at least one extra working day for these orders to be prepared.

*The only general exception to our free delivery policy is in the case of grande marque champagnes: champagnes from global brands not imported direct by Bubble Brothers. These attract a standard delivery charge.

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Delivery outside Ireland

If you need delivery to Northern Ireland, our €15 standard rate applies, with orders of €150 and more travelling free—for the time being.

We do not generally send wine overseas because of the complicated bureaucratic requirements and very high cost. If you would nonetheless like more information about deliveries outside the island of Ireland, please ask.

Returns

Faulty bottles

Wine is a natural product: its variety is what makes it so interesting!

Sometimes, though, a faulty bottle turns up. It's rare, but it does happen.

We want you to enjoy the wines you buy from us, and we'd like you to enjoy doing business with us too.

If you are unlucky enough to receive a bad bottle, please let us know immediately by calling the office on 021 431 6000 and we'll issue a credit in compensation.

Broken or Damaged Deliveries

Despite our best efforts to wrap and pack securely, damage in transit occurs from time to time.

If there's a breakage, our couriers will normally return the whole fragrant mess to us straight away.

If, however, the damage isn't apparent until you open the box, we'd still prefer to have the whole parcel collected. We'll send you a replacement as soon as possible.