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J. DENUZIÈRE SAINT-JOSEPH 2018 AC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer J. DENUZIÈRE
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. This special mirco-climate in the northern Rhone consists of only 920 hc. Deep violet dark red colour. Intense, complex, woodsy-gamey nose with lovely, fragrant, violet-tinged, lifted, ripe, black-cherry-plum-cassis fruit with some bright, fresh raspberry notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, complex, gently earthy, mouthfilling, intense, ripe, cassis-plum-cherry-raspberry flavours with a long, lingering, dense, fairly high acid, gently cedary finish. This outstanding Denuziere Saint-Joseph is 100% Syrah with 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number LO19233J16 on the lower part of the glass bottle. NEW in Vintages - this Flagship Exclusive is only in 10 stores and a mere 79 cases of six are available. CSPC 14693
Type Red Table Wine
Agent DBI Inc
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating ***/***+(94 points)
Solid, Rich, Ripe, Complex
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
Tasting Note: This is crafted in a serious style, with great structure and density, rich and ripe red fruit and a touch of cola. An expressive, intense wine that will be excellent with grilled meat. (Vintages panel, Oct. 2019) Price $ 34.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 8, 2020
Cases bought 79 (6 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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