Saint Cosme St. Joseph 2007

Syrah/Shiraz from Rhone, France

$42.99
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Item No. 98581
  • red wine
  • RP91
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

100% Syrah,Arènes granitiques, Aged 12 mths: 20% in new oak–40% in 1 year old barrels - 40 % in 2 and 3 years old barrels. We will never promote enough the great terroirs of St Joseph which need several years in the bottle to get the full expression. Based on ancient growing on granitic soils, our St Joseph is complex and its oriental nose of dried flowers and spices is always mysterious.

"The 2007 St.-Joseph reveals notions of powdered rocks, black cherry and raspberry fruit, and olives. It should drink well for 5-6 years." 89-91 Points
Wine Advocate

April 2009

Critical Acclaim

"The 2007 St.-Joseph reveals notions of powdered rocks, black cherry and raspberry fruit, and olives. It should drink well for 5-6 years. Range: 89-91 "
91 Points

Learn About Saint Cosme Map ItMap It

Louis Barruol is the 14th generation Barruol to make wine at Saint Cosme. The Chateau 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 chateau'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.

Learn About Other Rhône

Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau

Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

Read More About Syrah/Shiraz

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