Saint-Joseph "Deschants" Rouge
2007
2006
1998

The vineyard was originally established in the areas surrounding Tournon : Mauves, Saint-Jean de Muzols et Lemps, "Mauves wines" were highly reputated in the last century even as far afield as Russia, on the Tsars' dining table. Two sites had already gained notoriety at that time. Saint-Joseph hill-side, a parcel of land owned today by maison Chapoutier as well as that of Saint-Épine.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep garnet red
Aroma
Very floral at first; developing into liquorice, pear and spices.
Taste
Supple with dominant red fruits. The finale is long with a spicy characteristic.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2007
Type:
White
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Saint Joseph
Alcohol: 
12.70%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
The evolution of the maturing process is checked regularly and the grapes are hand harvested when they are at the peak of their maturity. Like our Hermitage wine, our Saint Joseph is vinified in oak casks or in steel vats with 2 daily pigeages. The slightly shorter fermentation period lasts from 3 weeks.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Aged in oak casks and steel vats from 12 to 18 months.
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
France

The vineyard was originally established in the areas surrounding Tournon : Mauves, Saint-Jean de Muzols et Lemps, "Mauves wines" were highly reputated in the last century even as far afield as Russia, on the Tsars' dining table. Two sites had already gained notoriety at that time. Saint-Joseph hill-side, a parcel of land owned today by maison Chapoutier as well as that of Saint-Épine.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep garnet red
Aroma
Very floral at first; developing into liquorice, pear and spices.
Taste
Supple with dominant red fruits. The finale is long with a spicy characteristic.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2006
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Saint Joseph
Alcohol: 
12.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
The evolution of the maturing process is checked regularly and the grapes are hand harvested when they are at the peak of their maturity. Like our Hermitage wine, our Saint Joseph is vinified in oak casks or in steel vats with 2 daily pigeages. The slightly shorter fermentation period lasts from 3 weeks.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Aged in oak casks and steel vats from 12 to 18 months.
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
France

This Saint-Joseph vineyard was originally established in the areas surrounding Tournon: Mauves, Saint-Jean de Muzols and Lemps. "Mauves wines" were highly reputed in the last century, even as far afield as Russia, making frequent appearances on the Tsar's dining table. Today, the Saint-Joseph parcel owned by Maison Chapoutier has given its name to the appellation and continues to produce intense, quality wines.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep garnet red due to the granite.
Aroma
Very floral at first, developing into liquorice, pear and spices.
Taste
Supple, with a dominant of red fruits ; the finale is long, with a spicy characteristic.
Product Information
Vintage: 
1998
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Saint Joseph
Alcohol: 
12.50%
Acid Level: 
3.51 g/l
Sugar Level: 
1.60 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Oak casks and steel vats with twice daily treadings for 15-18 days
Length/Type of Aging: 
Oak casks and steel vats from 12 - 18 months
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
France