Original
35 Ratings
Château de St.-Cosme Gigondas

Wine Details

Region

GigondasRhôneFrance

Wine Description

(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...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage)
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90-93 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 130, January/February 2007 Deep ruby. Spicy cherry and redcurrant on the nose, with a strong peppery aspect. Seriously structured Gigondas with deep, powerful kirsch and licorice flavors and excellent finishing thrust. This reportedly fermented until September of 2006.
  • 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
  • Wine Advocate
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: (90-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 125 on Oct-99