(2002 Vintage) "By the way, 2002 is a horrendous vintage in the southern Rhone. I do not say that lightly, because there are some producers who made very competent wines, but my scores for that vintage tended to plateau at 87-88. However, one of the top 2002s is the Chateau St.-Cosme 2002 Gigondas, a wine that I rated 88. Tasty and sexy with fine ripeness, it reveals no signs of dilution or greenness."-Wine Advocate St. Cosme's (pronounced "comb") Gigondas displays superb balance between fruit and frame-betwee...
Wine Advocate(2005 Vintage) Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07
Robert Parker(2005 Vintage) Rating: 90-92 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 169