Château de Saint-Cosme

+33(0)490658080 La Fouille et les Florets
Gigondas France, 84190 View map

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... – Description from JelaDragoljevic

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  • Cinsault

    History of the grape: Cinsau(l)t has been growing in Southern France for centuries. In the Rhone and Languedoc region...

  • Clairette

    Clairette is a frequently used name for white grape varieties in southern France. According to Jancis Robinson, true ...

  • Mourvèdre

    History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Saint Cosme Saint-Joseph 2010

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    Very earthy nose. Medium bodied on initial introduction to the mouth. Flavors seem to match earthiness of the nose. I cant think of a single fruit flavor that I might use to describe this. As a stretch I might suggest vegetative hints like bell pepper or asparagus. Quite tart as it passes towards the back of the palate. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • JD, the price.  Really, both the coudelet and the Chateau Neuf were extremely similar in taste and structure, I'd have a hard time telling them apart in a blind tasting but then again, that's my unsophisticated palate talking.Here's a bit more cool stuff:Beaucastel galets stones. Can't imagine how you could work the vines having to walk on these... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Merci - Provence 2014


  • Sorry, haven't been on here for a couple days so I thought it was time to catch up. Woke up Saturday morning and found ourselves in Marseilles where we're starting our next great wine adventure. First day was spent trying to get rid of the jet lag cobwebs so we took it easy, checked out Aix-en-Provence and then headed to the villa in St. Remy. D... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Merci - Provence 2014


  • St Cosme Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2012

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    My rating: 91: Very high extract wine with good tannins high acohol and many layers of taste. very good and long nose with nice complexities. Many will find this wine to powerful. I enjoyed it. Read More

    Wine review by Wolle


  • Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone les Deux Albion Syrah. Grenache. Clairette. Mourvdre Rhone Cotes du Rhone 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by snglmltrblnd84


  • Chateau de Saint Cosme Vin de Pays d'Oc Little James' Basket Press Blanc 2012

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    Pretty nice French white blend of viognier and sauvignon blanc. The viognier comes through here with some floral notes and dried apricot. There's just a bit of zing from the sauvignon's acidity that plays well with the viognier. Very good QPR. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0


  • 2 Gigondas St. Cosme 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by jamlani


  • St Cosme Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by snhojd


  • So, I was at a pre-performance dinner before an opera this weekend and a fellow diner/patron told me that her household is in love with a wine named Checkerboard. I've read a little on the interwebs and so far it sounds good. I was wondering if any of you Snoothers had tried this stuff and could provide any feedback.What does it most clearly com... Read More

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  •  Here's the lineup...just finished getting bottles prepped. Also about time to start slow oxing the Chevillon, and the Barbaresco.Whites: Domaine Huet “Clos Du Bourg – Demi Sec” Chenin Blanc, 2010 - France/ Loire Valley/ Vouvray Liquid Farm “White Hill” Chardonnay, 2011 - California/ Santa Barbara/ Sta. Rita Hills Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc, 20... Read More

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