Château de Saint-Cosme

"Les Deux Albion" Principauté d'Orange White Rhône Blend

9.112 ratings
8.92 pro ratings
Côtes du Rhône, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France
Viognier, Marsanne, Picpoul, Clairette, Ugni Blanc, Bourboulenc
Turkey, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Pork, Nuts & Seeds, Hard Cheese, Soft Cheese, Shellfish, Quinoa, Mushrooms, Chili & Hot Spicy, Fish, Herbs, Asian Cuisine, Veal, Potato, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Andrew Lohse

Oily, almost unctuous texture—rich, layer, floral, perfumed, high ABV (14%). Love it or hate it.

Oily, almost unctuous texture—rich, layer, floral, perfumed, high ABV (14%). Love it or hate it.

Jul 31st, 2020
Jordan Wardlaw

Honey, mango, banana taffy, dried pears. Very exotic nose dominated by ripe, candy-like Viognier character but saved by a nice surge of acidity on the mid palate and finish provided by Picpoul.

Honey, mango, banana taffy, dried pears. Very exotic nose dominated by ripe, candy-like Viognier character but saved by a nice surge of acidity on the mid palate and finish provided by Picpoul.

Feb 21st, 2019
Bromento Mori

Yes it’s stonefruit, yes it’s floral, but, savage reaches of wicked time, it’s saline like Caol Ila—the honey’d richness of bandaid funk. Gorgeous, brave, & sneaky-big.

Yes it’s stonefruit, yes it’s floral, but, savage reaches of wicked time, it’s saline like Caol Ila—the honey’d richness of bandaid funk. Gorgeous, brave, & sneaky-big.

Feb 2nd, 2019
Scott Petrus

Lemon curd and honey dominate the floral wine. Balance that I don’t usually see from Rhône whites.

Lemon curd and honey dominate the floral wine. Balance that I don’t usually see from Rhône whites.

Jan 5th, 2019
Sam Todd

Just excellent. Pear and apricot flavors. A hint of honey. Nose of apple sauce. Well balanced and super drinkable.

Just excellent. Pear and apricot flavors. A hint of honey. Nose of apple sauce. Well balanced and super drinkable.

Dec 31st, 2018
Angela

Smells like a peach orchard. Has a weight like nectar juice. A bit sweet on the sides of your tongue. Floral and youthful with a light but lovely finish that’s just a touch boozy. Like a good brunch.

Smells like a peach orchard. Has a weight like nectar juice. A bit sweet on the sides of your tongue. Floral and youthful with a light but lovely finish that’s just a touch boozy. Like a good brunch.

Nov 24th, 2018
Timothy Lynch

Here's the mix: 50% Viognier; 30% Picpoul; 20% Marsanne. This is a food wine! No sipping nonsense. (Matched it with Chicken Marabella.) Lots of white flowers, surprising acidity (my guess the Picpoul), but no idea where that salinity comes from. Limestone terroir? I paid $20 for a very interesting wine. You'll have to decide if the dollar journey is worth it. With food 8.8. Otherwise 8.7.

Here's the mix: 50% Viognier; 30% Picpoul; 20% Marsanne. This is a food wine! No sipping nonsense. (Matched it with Chicken Marabella.) Lots of white flowers, surprising acidity (my guess the Picpoul), but no idea where that salinity comes from. Limestone terroir? I paid $20 for a very interesting wine. You'll have to decide if the dollar journey is worth it. With food 8.8. Otherwise 8.7.

Sep 3rd, 2018
JeremyC

2017 Feb '20 close to the end of its supposed drink window which I'd understand. Last one of these from KL to make the trip to FL. Love this wine! Great balance and delicious. Under $20. Orchard fruit, floral, weighty/concentrated but still very balanced. If I was splitting hairs I'd like a % more acidity....
Vio/mars/picpoul.

2017 Feb '20 close to the end of its supposed drink window which I'd understand. Last one of these from KL to make the trip to FL. Love this wine! Great balance and delicious. Under $20. Orchard fruit, floral, weighty/concentrated but still very balanced. If I was splitting hairs I'd like a % more acidity....
Vio/mars/picpoul.

Feb 19th, 2020
JeremyC

Whoa.....weighty and concentrated, hella floral, and complex. Theres something resembling acidity but it shows up on the finish and doesnt add lean, or bright qualities. WAY over delivers on the $12 price. Fun and delicious. T really dug it. Vio/mar/rou/hint of picpoul.....KL.

Whoa.....weighty and concentrated, hella floral, and complex. Theres something resembling acidity but it shows up on the finish and doesnt add lean, or bright qualities. WAY over delivers on the $12 price. Fun and delicious. T really dug it. Vio/mar/rou/hint of picpoul.....KL.

May 10th, 2019
Charles Gentry

Charles had this a year ago

Charles had this a year ago

Oct 10th, 2020