Original
41 Ratings
Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albion

Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) "A consistently brilliant effort from Louis Barruol is the Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albions. Like its predecessors, the 2003 represents the poor person’s Cote Rotie La Mouline. A blend of 40% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, 10% Carignan, and 10% Clairette (a white grape), it offers an exotic, floral, tropical fruit, black currant, and cherry-scented bouquet. This hedonistic, beautifully-textured, medium-bodied red is loaded with fruit, glycerin, and the warmth of generous alcohol (a character ...

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    good French wine. slightly bitter with a smell of honey. wine spectator top 100 wine 2010

    over 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/07/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/08/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/20/2013