Château de Saint-Cosme Côtes du Rhône Les Deux Albion
29 Ratings
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29 Ratings
Château de Saint-Cosme Côtes du Rhône Les Deux Albion

Wine Details

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) "One of my favorite cuvees each year is the Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albions, Louis Barruol's hommage to Marcel Guigal's Cote Rotie La Mouline. There are 3,000 cases of the 2001, a tank-fermented and aged blend of 50% Syrah, 15% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 10% Carignan, and the rest the white varietal, Clairette. The latter component gives the wine an exotic honeysuckle note to go along with the creme de cassis, black cherries, licorice, and spice. Deep, lush, medium to full-bodied, and gorgeously fr...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/07/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/08/2012