2016 Saint Cosme Gigondas, Southern Rhone, France – NET

2016 Saint Cosme Gigondas, Southern Rhone, France – NET

$59.95

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The 2015 Saint Cosme Gigondas was rated 95 points and ranked as the #5 Wine of the Year – Top 100 Wine Spectator 2017

The 2016 Saint Cosme Gigondas goes back-to-back with another fantastic 95 point rating by Wine Spectator – “Perfumy and stylish, with rooibos tea, blood orange and cherry aromas and flavors weaving through, infused with sandalwood, anise, bay leaf, sage and pepper notes along the way. A very fine and persistent chalky spine supports it all. Best from 2020 through 2035.” – November 31, 2018 edition

Grown on limestone marl and Miocene sand; 70% Grenache – 14% Syrah – 15% Mourvèdre – 1% Cinsault. Whole cluster fermentation.  Aged 12 months in 15% new casks,  50% in used casks (1 to 4 wines) and 35% in concrete tanks.  Bottled without fining or filtration.

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