Côtes du Rhône Saint-Cosme 2015

The Saint Cosme Côtes du Rhône Red is sourced from Syrah vines rooted deep amid the limestone and clay rich soils in the Vinsobres and Villafranchiennes du Gard vineyards of the Rhône valley. Fermented in concrete vats with natural yeasts, this Côtes du Rhône Red is exemplary of its class.

Tasting Notes

The Saint Cosme Côtes du Rhône Red is a deep plum with violet reflections. Aromas of bright berry fruits and licorice give way to a medium bodied palate with elegant flavors of red currant and gingerbread.

Food Pairing

The peppery components of this 100% Syrah based Côtes du Rhône pairs well with spicy BBQ and grilled meats, roast pork and aged, hard cheeses

Production Info
Vineyard name
Côtes du Rhône
Vineyard size
105 acres
Soil composition
Red clay, round stones, limestone
Training method
Guyot Gobelet
Elevation
105 feet
Vines/acre
2000
Yield/acre
45 tons
Exposure
Southern
Harvest time
Mid September
First vintage of this wine
1997
Bottles produced of this wine
300,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Syrah
Fermentation container
Cement vats
Length of alcoholic fermentation
10 days
Maceration technique
Pumpovers
Maceration length
20
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Type of aging container
Cement vats
Size of aging container
100 HL
Length of aging before bottling
6 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol
14 %
pH level
3.8
Residual sugar
2.7 g/L
Acidity
3.2 g/L
Dry extract
30.2 g/L

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