What does Cotes du Rhone mean in English?

What does Cotes du Rhone mean in English?

French Côtes de Rhône, a wine appellation, literally, hillsides of the Rhône (River)

What does Cotes de mean?

“À Côté de” means “next to”, “nearby” and is very used in French – but often avoided by French students.

What does Cote du Rhone Cote mean?

Côte’ means ‘bank’, so these are wines made with grapes grown on the banks of the Rhône river. Côtes du Rhône Villages AOC: Superior in quality to Côtes-du-Rhône AOC with stricter winemaking rules. It’s the second largest appellation in the Rhône.

What do you eat with Cote du Rhone?

Cotes du Rhone red wines can be paired with any type of meat, grilled, roasted, braised or stewed. They are also perfect paired with a wide variety of soft and hard cheese. White Cotes du Rhone wines are easily paired with any type of fish, shellfish and even sushi.

What does Cotes du Rhone taste like?

Pour now and taste the black currant, cherry, plum and spicy flavors. Grenache is the go-to grape in the southern Rhône. Its color is light but the taste is seductive with heady fullness and flavors of blackcurrant and rich spices.

What is the best white Burgundy?

The 10 Best White Burgundy Wines (Including Tasting Notes. Prices)

  • Coche-Dury Genevrières, Meursault Premier Cru 2010.
  • Domaine Leroy Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune 2015.
  • Domaine François Raveneau Les Clos, Chablis Grand Cru 2017.
  • Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue Musigny Blanc Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits 2016.

Is Cote du Rhone northern or southern Rhone?

Therefore, almost all Côtes du Rhône AOC is produced in southern Rhône, since the northern sub-region is covered by well-known appellations and also is much smaller in terms of total vineyard surface.

How do you say Shiraz in French?

Leave it to Australia to butcher a beautiful French word like ‘shiraz’. We may be the largest producer of shiraz in the world but that doesn’t mean we say it correctly. Instead of our Aussie twang ‘shir-ahz’, the red wine variety is actually correctly pronounced ‘shi-raah’.

What does the word Alsace mean?

Alsace is the fifth-smallest of the 27 regions of France in land area, and the smallest in metropolitan France. The name “Alsace” can be traced to the Old High German Ali-saz or Elisaz, meaning “foreign domain”. An alternative explanation is from a Germanic Ell-sass, meaning “seated on the Ill”, a river in Alsace.

What does Lorraine mean?

Meaning of the name Lorraine Derived from Old French origin meaning ‘from Lorraine’ it is predominantly used in English and French. Lorraine derives from the Germanic Lothar meaning ‘famous army’.

What is the meaning of the Alsace-Lorraine?

Alsace-Lorraine, German Elsass-Lothringen, area comprising the present French départements of Haut-Rhin, Bas-Rhin, and Moselle. Alsace-Lorraine was the name given to the 5,067 square miles (13,123 square km) of territory that was ceded by France to Germany in 1871 after the Franco-German War.

What do you call someone from Alsace?


Alsace ‘s Elsàss (Alemannic German)
• Total 8,280 km2 (3,200 sq mi)
Population (2020)
• Total 1,895,811
Demonym(s) Alsatian