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2016 Pierre Gaillard St Joseph 'Clos de Cuminaille'
Single Bottles (75cl) @ £21.00
Cases (6 bottles) @ £126.00
Cases IN BOND(6 bottles) @ £90.00
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Tasting Notes:
Very approachable St Joseph from parcels across the appellation. Red-black fruit and easy tannins. A touch of oak adds class.

All wines from this estate

Drinking Dates:
2019 to 2026
Cépagement:
Syrah (35hl/ha)
Soil:
Granite
Upbringing:
Handpicked harvest, sorting of the healthy and well-ripened grapes. Total de-stemming. Cold maceration before fermentation. Alcoholic fermentation at 35°C. Maceration after fermentation at 30°C. Malolactic fermentation in barrels.

Aged 18 months in new oak from Allier and Nevers. Barrels 50% new with oxygen added every 4 months.

ABV:
12.5%
Critic Reviews:
'Excellent spiciness on the nose, with juicy blackberry fruit and a long, refreshing, elegant persistence. Refined and balanced – what it might lack in concentration it makes up for with perfume.' 17/20 (Richard Hemming MW, jancisrobinson.com)

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