Price:  £24.95 | Case Rate: £23.66
Ex Tax: £20.79

St Cosme - St Joseph 2016

Information

  • Country: France
  • Wine Region: Rhône
  • Wine Area: Southern Rhône
  • Wine Maker: Louis Barruol
  • Grape: Shiraz/Syrah
  • Grape Percentage: Shiraz/Syrah
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.50
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
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Wine tasting notes

A wonderful St Joseph with hints of jasmine, almonds, tobacco, baked bread and raspberry.

Winery Information

St Cosme

Louis Barruol is the 14th generation Barruol to make wine at Saint Cosme. The Ch. was built in the late 16th Century on the site of a former Roman villa, and the remains of a Roman wine cellar, carved into the stone of the hillside, still exist in the Ch.'s caves. There are 37 acres of vineyards and the vines average 60 years of age. The old plots (pictured on the Gigondas label) and stitch across the escarpment of the ragged Dentelles de Montmirail, an oft-painted mountain range. Louis is an.. read more

Vinification Notes

Aged for twelve months : 20% in new oak – 40% in one year old barrels – 40% in two years old barrels.