St. Joseph, Northern Rhône

E. Guigal

Vignes de l'Hospice Saint-Joseph Syrah 2010

I grabbed these at £65 and have loved watching them evolve 😍 Probably my favourite St Joseph 😉👍 .. so far

📍 E. Guigal St. Joseph Vignes de L'Hospice 2010

🏵 95 points & could improve more 😉

🍇 Syrah

🍷 Deep blackened ruby w/ a purple tint

👃 Blackberry & raspberry through minerals & violet purple flowers, bathed in cocoa cream w/ hints of blackcurrant, smoke, minerals, pencil lead, subtle farmyard & liquorice

👄 Med++ body of rich ripe creamy chewy blackberry jam & blackcurrant barged in cocoa w/ slight dry minerals, raspberry & liquorice

🎯 Long touch mineral dry deep dark fruit creamy blast w/ a raspberry cocoa liquorice slap
— 9 days ago

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Stephane Montez (Domaine du Monteillet)

Cuvée du Papy Saint Joseph Syrah 2015

Eri
8.9

Bonjour Syrah 100% from Rhone. Hints of white peppers, plums and black cherries match nicely with ethnic food. Keep it cooler than room temperature to enjoy the bottle. — 10 days ago

P, Shawn and 1 other liked this

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Offerus Saint-Joseph Syrah 2015

Leads with smoke and meat. Followed by blackberries, black plums, and black pepper. A slight touch of funk. So f’ing good. — 7 days ago

Severn, David and 29 others liked this
David Clinton

David Clinton

Sounds f’ing good!

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Clos Florentin Saint-Joseph Syrah 2015

A warm ripe year, but exhibits classic balance, depth, and layering. Looking forward to seeing how this vineyard progresses. — 13 days ago

Patrick, Arden and 1 other liked this

Domaine les Alexandrins

Saint Joseph Syrah 2015

Lyle Fass
9.5

Big, ripe nose with tons of mineral. Really refined. Also a bit closed aromatically. Palate is glorious. So elegant yet deep and concentrated with amazing granite minerality. Huge concentration. Tiny berry fruit intensity. So pure and so deep. Amazing detail. Suave tannins. Nose opens up after a bit with deep mineral and wet earth. Stunning wine. — 10 days ago

Severn, Mark and 11 others liked this
Matthew Cohen

Matthew Cohen

Son of god.

Domaine de la Côte Sainte-Epine

Vieilles Vignes St. Joseph Syrah 2017

Lyle Fass
9.3

17 is gonna blow some minds. Huge nose of blackberry fruit, classic, deep granite, menthol and even pine. So aromatic. Smells deep. Incredible power and concentration. Superb freshness and depths. Loads of blackberry and deep rich fruit. Awesome acids. Amazing purity. Epic value. Terrific structure and depth. Will age 15+ years. — 10 days ago

Severn, Mark and 6 others liked this
Aravind Asok

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I look forward to having my mind blown. My 13s needed a ton of air before they really showed well...maybe less so for the 15s and 16s. How about the 17s? Drink window?
Lyle Fass

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@Aravind Asok long haul. Was smoking good today. 3 days later. These wines need mega air
Aravind Asok

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Yeah, after about 2 days of air the '13 was simply amazing (it was so closed and simple even after opening, even with a decant, that I just corked it and left it, unrefrigerated on the counter for 48 hours). As a consequence, I haven't even bothered with 15, 16 or 17s. These seem like they will last a really long time, but it will take at least a few years for them to unfurl.

Rouchier Martine

Saint-Joseph Red Rhone Blend 2012

Lyle Fass
9.6

In 2012 they blended their two single vineyard sites, La Chave and Luc into this one wine. It’s a freak show. Huge olive, huge blackberry and huge granite. An intense earthy minerality. So so complex. Almost like a tapenade. Amazing aromas. So juicy and with incredible energy. Wow what soft but such fine tannins. This is incredible. Amazing texture and balance with just ridiculous length and freshness. Stunning purity. — 18 days ago

Bill, Amr and 13 others liked this

Domaine Faury

Saint Joseph Blanc Marsanne Roussanne Blend 2012

The Faury Saint Joseph rouge is clearly one of the best Syrah values out there but don’t sleep on the blanc, which also happens to be among the most enjoyable northern Rhône whites I’ve ever had. Forget Condrieu and Hermitage blanc and buy this instead. Actually, forget I said anything — 8 days ago

Severn, Tom and 9 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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Did you say something above? (I agree with you 100% on this bottle, the Blanc is great!)
Jae Cho

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Not sleeping, but where to buy? Oh and also store.
Ellen Clifford

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Ohhhh a marsanne/roussanne worth drinking?! Intrigued

Domaine Faury

Saint Joseph Syrah 2012

I love this wine! Very aromatic. Spice, black pepper, olive, mineral, a bit tart, complex, layered and long. Excellent QPR! — 7 days ago

Mark, Ceccherini and 3 others liked this

Cave Sébastien Blachon

Alban Saint-Joseph Syrah 2014

This is drinking (and smelling!) so good right now. Nose has extremely spicy blackberry/cassis, oodles of crushed granite, bloody meat, sweet spices. So neat. Soft and mouthfillingly savory, with little tannin, nice acidity, and good length. — 13 days ago

Dawn, Mark and 12 others liked this