'les reines' aoc saint joseph 2015

ST-JOSEPH - Rhône, FRANCE

 

VARIETAL: 100% Syrah

VINEYARD: Terraced in granitic soils

FARMING: Converting to organic farming practices; most work done by hand, including harvest

WINEMAKING: Traditional vinification with long vatting time of 4 weeks

AGING: 12 months barrel aging (20% new French oak)

TASTING NOTES: Deep red color. The nose has powerful dark red fruit aromas and spice. The mouth is full bodied and well balanced with impressive length and peppery notes. 

90 Points Jeb Dunnuk