1999 Fonsalette Cotes du Rhone Cuvee Syrah 1999 Chateau Rayas
Scoring 91/100 Parker points and from the very good 1999 vintage, "The sensational, 250-case cuvee of black/purple-colored 1999 Fonsalette Cotes du Rhone Cuvee Syrah should be gobbled up by fans of this offering. This cool-climate vineyard planted on north-facing slopes consistently produces fabulous wines that age for 2-3 decades (the debut 1978 vintage is still an infant). The sweet, rich, full-bodied 1999 reveals ripe tannin along with notes of roasted meats, blackberries, truffles, and licorice. Cellar this monster for 4-8 years, and enjoy the magic over the next 10-12 years." Drink now - 2027. This vintage wine is shipped in a deluxe silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £17.99] at no extra cost and now includes a free gift card with your personal message and tasting and storage notes.