Delas Freres St Joseph Francois de Tournon 2018 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Delas Freres St Joseph Francois de Tournon 2018 750ml
SKU: 11902

Delas Freres St Joseph Francois de Tournon 2018

  • ws93
  • v92-93
  • wa92

750ml
$53.99
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Origin France, Rhone, St-Joseph
Brand Delas Freres
Alcohol/vol 13%
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The color is a deep, dark ruby red with a garnet reflection. The nose is clearly marked by delicate aromas of cassis and spices. On the palate, this cuvée shows a smooth and voluptuous texture that masks a good tannic structure, fine and silky. this wine has great potential for aging. This wine pairs well with fine meats, spicy stews, grilled meats, game and any kind of cheese.
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Fresh and focused, with a lovely beam of dark cherry and bitter plum reduction notes laced with graphite, violet and anise. Racy, tightly focused finish. Best from 2021 through 2029. 1,400 cases made, 147 cases imported.

December 31, 2020
Vinous
  • v92-93

Bright and expansive on the perfumed nose, displaying vibrant dark berry and floral scents that develop spicy character as the wine opens up. In an energetic, fruit-driven style, offering appealingly sweet black raspberry and cherry flavors and suggestions of licorice and candied flowers. Finishes very long and chewy, with building tannins and repeating spiciness.

May 2020
Wine Advocate
  • wa92

Aged mainly in barrel, the 2018 Saint-Joseph Francois de Tournon boasts flamboyant aromas of cracked pepper, clove, baking spices and cedar set against a backdrop of black cherries and black olives. Medium to full-bodied, richly textured and long on the finish, it shows the structure of its granite sources-a sense of tannic restraint that suggests ample aging potential, yet doesn't preclude present-day enjoyment.

May 13, 2021

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