Chateau de Saint-Cosme, Louis Barruol
France/Côtes du Rhone
Raspberry and raspberry seeds. Very mushroomy and musky with some astringent cedar tannins. Low key fruit but not dull, still balanced, though earthy. Great pepper, longer finish than usual for Gigondas.
Strawberry, raspberry, violet, white pepper, mushroom, truffle, black mushroom, leather, cedar.
Cheese, Meat, Pasta, Salad, Pizza, Tapas, Dessert
Mood/occasion ideal pairings
Casual, Dining, Date, Formal, Friends, Good Talk, Gift