Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas 2012

Product code: 4COS7B2012

This Gigondas is concentrated and well-balanced, with good structure and great tannins. Flavours of blackberries are accompanied by hints of mint, lavender and black pepper.

  • Country:France
  • Region:Rhone
  • Sub Region:Southern Rhone
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 11

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How to say it

Shatoh de San Kom Jigondas

Product guide note

This is a big and bold red wine from the Southern Rhone region in France. It has powerful flavours of black fruits and spice. The word Gigondas refers to the town in the Rhone that this wine is from, which is a common way of naming wines in France.

Food match

Barbecued meats, Slow cooked beef, Roast Beef

Production information

Producer: Chateau de Saint Cosme

Chateau de Saint Cosme is without doubt one of the very best producers in France, let alone the Southern Rhone. The winery dates back to 1490 and owns some of the oldest vines in the region. Winemaker, Louis Barruol’s family have owned the estate for generations but it is only under his guidance that it has started to fulfil its potential.

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Production note

Aged for twelve months: 70% in one- to four-year-old barrels and 30% in concrete vats.

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