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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine Jolivet

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

St Joseph

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

St Joseph, L'Instinct, 2016

6x75cl £95.00

10 cases, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

2016 was a late vintage, Bastien starting picking his St Joseph grapes around the middle of October. This shows nerve and vitality yet also offers density and depth. Sensual, with nicely rounded tannins binding the ripe autumnal red and dark berry fruit. A granitic salty kick brings interest, focus and freshness to the elegant and lifting finish. Incredibly persistent and easy to enjoy. Refinement and distinct Rhône character wrapped together in perfect harmony. A blend of ten St Joseph parcels from St Jean de Muzols all vinified separately according to location on the slope and vine age. On average 20% of the final blend will have been fermented with whole bunches. Aged for 14 months in barriques and larger demi-muids barrels with very little new wood.

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