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Sommelier Gold for Les Six 2014

Judges at this year's Sommelier Wine Awards have awarded Gold to Les Six, Cairanne, Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 .

Just two wines from Cairanne were awarded medals in this year's competition, with Les Six 2014 the taking it's place as one of only four wines to be awarded Gold in the Red Rhône category.

Boutinot Rhone Les Six Cairanne CdRV 2014

Judges who are made up of sommeliers and on trade buyers described Les Six 2014 as having:-

"An appealing, savoury style, accompanied by plenty of fruit, was enough to elevate this to Gold. ‘Dark fruit with some animal characteristics, prominent tannin yet good freshness on the palate, too, this will improve further with time,’ said Street XO’s Raphael Thierry, while team leader Sam Caporn MW found it ‘well structured and classic, with tight red and black cherry aromas’ ". 

Les Six 2014 was also awarded Silver at the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) 2017 and achieved a Silver medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017.

Decanter World Wine Awards judges commented that Les Six 2014, which is made of six red Rhône varieties, mostly sourced from Domaine Boutinot's prime Cairanne vineyards and co-fermented in pairs with traditional varieties discovered in neighbouring growers bijou plots, has "Juicy and rich dark berry fruits and spice. Lovely juicy complex palate with well integrated oak and meatiness."

For all medals and recent press reviews of Les Six, Cairanne, Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 click here