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Domaine Jolivet




St Joseph

Grape Variety:


St Joseph, L'Instinct, 2020

6x75cl £105.00

5 cases Equiv. £17.50 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Dark and full, but juicy and engaging, the fruit displays a kiss of sunshine to it without sacrificing the wines’ Northern Rhône identity. Ripe Brambly dark fruits and sweet plum, mixed with cracked pepper, salt, and sandalwood. Powerful but with a certain ease, confidence and style. Superb. A blend of 10, predominantly east-facing, St Joseph parcels in St Jean de Muzols – one of the renowned, original St Joseph villages, situated in the southern part of the appellation. The components of the final blend are all vinified separately and fermented with between 30-100% whole bunches depending on the plot. Aged for 14 months in barriques and larger demi-muids barrels with very little new wood.

Discover Rhône

France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...