Saint Cosme Saint-Joseph 2020 750ml - SPIRITED Wines
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Saint Cosme Saint-Joseph 2020 750ml
SKU: 71426

Saint Cosme Saint-Joseph 2020

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Category Red Wine
Origin France, Rhône
Brand Saint Cosme
Alcohol/vol 14.6%
Louis Barruol describes the microclimate of the vineyard Malleval as "very cold" which allows the grapes to retain acidity and showcase the floral aromas of the local Sérine variety. Aromas and flavors of blackberries and wild strawberries are accented by notes of peppercorns, tobacco, peonies, and violets. Syrah, with its deep flavors and firm tannins, is a natural match for grilled or smoked meat and dishes featuring herbs, roasted mushrooms, and onions. Seared venison or beef with black pepper and thyme or a Moroccan tagine of pigeon or chicken are complimented by the spicy characteristic of Syrah.
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The 2020 Saint Joseph comes from Malleval, toward the northern end of the appellation. Scents of black olives, cracked pepper and espresso mark the nose, while the medium to full-bodied palate is nicely silky and gently tannic on the lingering finish. Showing excellent balance and plenty of crowd appeal, it should drink well on release.

Joe Czerwinski, January 20, 2022

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