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Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas 2009

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Wines sold under the Chateau Saint-Cosme label include the outstanding, pure, big 2009 Gigondas, a blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 17% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault aged 12 months in 1- to 4-year-old wood barrels (70%) and cement and wood tanks (30%). ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas 750ml

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Château de Saint-Cosme:
Saint Cosme - located north to the village of Gigondas - is the most ancient estate in the region. Lying on the site of a Gallo-Roman villa which very probably already had its own vineyard, the estate's existence in 1416 is attested by a document mentioning the granting by Jean de Chalon, Price of Orange, of "land for the planting of vines on the Saint Cosme slopes." The Barruol's ancestors acq... Read more
Saint Cosme - located north to the village of Gigondas - is the most ancient estate in the region. Lying on the site of a Gallo-Roman villa which very probably already had its own vineyard, the estate's existence in 1416 is attested by a document mentioning the granting by Jean de Chalon, Price of Orange, of "land for the planting of vines on the Saint Cosme slopes." The Barruol's ancestors acquired it in 1570, and at the end of the sixteenth century built a splendid residence over existing cellars... Read less

External Reviews for Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/12/2011

Wines sold under the Chateau Saint-Cosme label include the outstanding, pure, big 2009 Gigondas, a blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 17% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault aged 12 months in 1- to 4-year-old wood barrels (70%) and cement and wood tanks (30%). ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/02/2011

Vivid ruby. Smoky red and dark berries on the nose, along with a hint of dried rose. Silky and smooth in texture, offering sweet raspberry and blackberry flavors. Gains power with air and finishes with good lingering spiciness and a subtle note of mo... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas 750ml



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