M. Chapoutier – Deschants 2016 – Saint-Joseph

M. Chapoutier – Deschants 2016 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fruity, juicy, gourmand, well-built and offers elegance as well as fleshiness. It reveals notes of cassis, juicy red berries and fleshy strawberry combined with small notes of blueberry as well as discreet hints of cherry, pepper and a discreet hint of colas. The palate is fruity, mineral, well-balanced, elegant, gourmand, suave and…

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M. Chapoutier – Les Granilites 2015 – Saint-Joseph

M. Chapoutier – Les Granilites 2015 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fruity, mineral and offers elegance as well as a fine concentration. The wine needs to be put in carafe. It reveals notes of crushed elderberries, wild raspberries and wild red berries associated with touches of red flowers, racy minerality, discreet touches of garrigue (rosemary, thyme …), olive as well as discreet hints…

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Roland Grangier – Reflets de Syrah 2016 – Saint-Joseph

Roland Grangier – Reflets de Syrah 2016 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fruity, a bit tight and well-built. It reveals notes of laurel, garrigue and ripe berries associated with small notes of crushed cassis, crushed blueberry as well as hints of strawberry, vanilla, caramelization, flowers / rose and an imperceptible hint of zan. The palate is mineral, fruity, juicy / acidulous, well-balanced, silky and…

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Roland Grangier – Côte Granits 2015 – Saint-Joseph

Roland Grangier – Côte Granits 2015 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is a bit powerful and offers a fine richness as well as a fine concentration. It reveals notes of liquorice, cassis and Bigarreau cherry associated with small touches of gray pepper, garrigue, racy minerality as well as slight touches of cocoa. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced, racy, quite gourmand and offers a…

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Maison Bouachon – Roquebrussance 2016 – Saint-Joseph

Maison Bouachon – Roquebrussance 2016 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is aromatic, mineral, powerful, racy and offers elegance. It reveals notes of cherry, wild red berries and small notes of cassis, wild strawberry, laurel / flowers as well as touches of Sichuan pepper, racy minerality, a discreet hint of violets, olive, licorice and spices. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, mineral, very discreetly tight…

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Pierre et Jérome Coursodon – L’Olivaie 2016 – Saint-Joseph

Pierre et Jérome Coursodon – L’Olivaie 2016 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fruity / aromatic, fleshy, elegant and offers concentration. It reveals notes of crushed boysenberry and crushed blueberry combined with small notes of vanilla, strawberry as well as touches of small blue fruits, camphor, Sichuan pepper, gray pepper and violets. The palate is fruity, juicy, mineral, well- balanced, elegant, precise and offers an…

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M. Chapoutier – Les Granilites 2016 – Saint-Joseph

M. Chapoutier – Les Granilites 2016 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fresh, fruity, juicy, elegant, aromatic and gourmand. The wine needs to be put in carafe. It reveals notes of juicy mirabelle plum, quince and small notes of juicy peach combined with small touches of lemon, dried mandarin zest, hints of apricot, pineapple, racy minerality as well as a very discreet toasted hint,…

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M. Chapoutier – Deschants 2016 – Saint-Joseph

M. Chapoutier – Deschants 2016 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fresh, racy and offers intensity, concentration and finesse. It reveals notes of juicy lemon, juicy tangerine and fresh brugnon combined with slight touches of white fruit, racy minerality, juicy grapefruit, a discreet hint of quince as well as a touch of fresh white flowers (in the background) and almond. The mouth is…

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Domaine de Champal – Eric Rocher – Mayane 2014 – Saint-Joseph

Domaine de Champal – Eric Rocher – Mayane 2014 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fruity, relatively concentrated and intense. It reveals notes of lemon and slight notes of pineapple associated with slight notes of stone fruit, minerality, flowers, acacia and a touch of mandarin. The palate is fruity, gourmand, incisive and offers minerality, suavity, fluidity, a small freshness as well as an acid frame. On the…

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M. Chapoutier – Les Granits 2012 – Saint-Joseph

M. Chapoutier – Les Granits 2012 – Saint-Joseph

The nose is fruity, elegant and racy. It reveals notes of yellow fruits and small stone fruits combined with touches of flowers, beeswax, minerality as well as a touch of quince and a discreet hint of dried fruit. The palate is fruity, fat, relatively suave, well-constructed, well-balanced, racy, harmonious and offers a small freshness (a…

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