Drink Bravely - Côtes du Rhône

In time for the elections, Mark Oldman broadcasts from the U.S. Capitol in our nation's capital to discuss why adding ice isn't necessarily a capital offense. He features Côtes du Rhône, a dependably delicious and affordable red that is perfect for robust, cooler-weather fare.



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Featured wine:

Château de l'Estagnol Côtes du Rhone 2007 (France, $11)



Other Bravely Pleasurable Côtes du Rhône:



--Cuvée du Vatican Côtes du Rhône 2009 ($15)

--Domaine de la Mordorée Côtes du Rhône 2009 ($18)

--Paul Jaboulet Aîné Côtes du Rhône "Parallèle 45″ 2007 ($13, also comes in magnum size -- great for the holidays!)

--Jean-Luc Colombo Côtes du Rhône "Les Abeilles" 2007 ($12)

--Perrin & Fils Côtes du Rhône Reserve 2009 ($11)

--St.-Cosme Côtes du Rhône 2009 ($13)



"Outside of my husband's wine [Destino Wines in Napa], I tend to prefer something from the Côtes du Rhône. In general, I'd say that delicious to me means dry, full, and elegant."--actress Bebe Neuwirth, as quoted in Oldman's Brave New World of Wine



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