St Joseph 2010: panel tasting results
M&S Ogier d’Ampuis
Decanter average score:17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 16.5 Simon Field MW 17.5 John Livingstone-Learmonth 18
Opulent plum and blackberry nose, with a meat stock note, violets and bacon reminding one of a Côte-Rôtie. The palate is wreathed in expensive oak, but has considerable weight, concentration, length and power and a pleasingly peppery finish. Requires robust foods to partner with
such as game.
Price £17.50 H2Vin