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

"Perhaps his best achievement among the inexpensive wines is his 2006 Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albions. This is a blend of 50% Syrah, 20% Grenache, and the rest Mourvedre and Carignan. Already in bottle, the wine exhibits a deep ruby/purple color and a sweet nose of peppery blackberry and cassis, with a hint of exotic flowers and tropical fruits. Remarkably, he blends in 10% of the white grape Clairette to give an almost Guigal Cote Rotie La Mouline-like floral complexity to the black fruit char...

Varietal

Rhone Blend

Style

Red

Region

France

"Perhaps his best achievement among the inexpensive wines is his 2006 Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albions. This is a blend of 50% Syrah, 20% Grenache, and the rest Mourvedre and Carignan. Already in bottle, the wine exhibits a deep ruby/purple color and a sweet nose of peppery blackberry and cassis, with a hint of exotic flowers and tropical fruits. Remarkably, he blends in 10% of the white grape Clairette to give an almost Guigal Cote Rotie La Mouline-like floral complexity to the black fruit char...

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