November - Wine of the Month

La Ferme du Mont

Rhone Valley, France

The wines of the ferme du Mont are very regularly quoted by the greatest criticso fo wine and recgonized as being among the finest wines of the region. Robert Parker gives them a superb quote that leaves no doubt about the beautiful style of this property: "If Chambolle Musigny was done in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, it would be in this area".

Parker goes on to say "Proprietor Stephane Vedeau continues to produce a bevy of high-quality Côtes du Rhône and Châteauneuf du Papes. Readers need to check out his Côtes du Rhônes as they represent superb values."

La Ferme du Mont has a dedication to biodynamique winemaking; the integrity shows in the quatioly of the wine and sincere experssion of terrior.

 

 

 

2014 La Ferme du Mont Côtes du Rhône “Première Côte”
Rhône Valley, France
60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre
Aromas of spices, wild herbs and red fruits that define the delicate sweetness of the wine, and the softness of the tannins. The wine has a freshness which brings finesse and excellence. The 2014 has a big cellaring potential.  “Creme de cassis, blackberry, violets and floral characteristics all emerge from this medium-bodied, seamless, sexy Côtes du Rhône…" 
91 Points, The Wine Advocate.
Regular Price $21.99 per bottle, $263.88 per case
Sale Price $14.99 per bottle, $179.88 per case

 

2013 La Ferme Du Mont Vacqueyras “Le Rif”
Rhône Valley, France
"Another elegant and beautifully put together 2013 from Vedeau, the 2013 Vacqueyras Le Rif exhibits plenty of dark fruits, scorched earth and dark chocolate to go with a medium-bodied, crunchy, lively feel on the palate. Made from 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah that saw time in concrete tank and barrel, it excels on its purity of fruit, has bright acidity and good definition and focus." 
90 Points, The Wine Advocate.
Regular Price $39.99 per bottle, $479.88 per case
Sale Price $26.99 per bottle, $323.88 per case

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