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Date Printed: 7/23/2014
Saint Cosme Gigondas Hominis Fides 2011
Saint Cosme Gigondas Hominis Fides 2011
(search item no. 124080)
boutique wine
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 7/23/2014: $105.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 100 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 97 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 100 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Hominis Fides 2011 looks very much like the previous vintages - it is complex, deep and refined. With its fine texture and its strength, it proposes a very specific wine profile. This vintage shows notes of blueberry, licorice, and almonds. After keeping these bottles for several years, then you will be able to "read" the wine qualities with more pleasure and freedom.
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About Domaine de Saint Cosme:

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.