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Saint-Cosme Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2010

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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 Saint-Cosme Côtes du Rhône Blanc

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/27/2013

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape (a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah and 10% Cinsault) comes from two lieux-dits, La Crau and Valori. It exhibits a deep plum/purple color as well as sweet aromas of kirsch, cassis, licorice and lavender. Ri... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Chateau de Saint Cosme Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/20/2011

Ripe and focused, with a delicious core of Cavaillon melon and yellow apple liberally laced with mouthwatering quinine and honeysuckle notes that add length. Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne and Picpoul. Drink now. 2,100 cases made. -JM Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Blanc 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/23/2013

A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Chateau de Saint Cosme Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/23/2013

This is a backward brute, with a wall of roasted bay leaf, cedar, alder and juniper guarding the core of black currant, fig, prune and plum notes. Heady and dense, but theres plenty of cut on the finish, with a grounding rod of charcoal and singed i... Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas Cuvee Valbelle 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/01/2013

Deep ruby. A heady bouquet evokes candied red fruits, potpourri and incense, with a bright mineral overtone. Sappy and precise, offering juicy raspberry and cherry flavors that put on weight with air. Shows great precision on the strikingly persis... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Saint Cosme, Chateau de Gigondas Les Claux 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

Deep ruby. Ripe cherry, spicecake, garrigue and an exotic hint of flowers on the intensely perfumed nose. Sappy and fresh as well as dense, offering intense raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch of candied licorice. Finishes with fine-grained t... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Chateau de Saint Cosme Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml



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