Grape Source: Three domaines in the lieu-dit of Saint Pierre de Bœuf
Appellation: Saint-Joseph, located on the west bank of the Rhône River, is a narrow strip of land approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) long linking Condrieu and Côte-Rôtie in northern Rhône. Many of the nearly 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres) of vineyards that produce Syrah, Marsanne and Roussanne are grown on granite river banks.
Vine Age: 50 years and older
Barrel Aging: In new French oak (Allier and Tronçais)
More mineral than fruity, this delicate wine has a subtle, almost Burgundy-like structure, with fresh and pronounced acidity.