St Joseph 2010: panel tasting results

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There's 'something for everyone' in this hugely positive tasting, with a raft of good-value, approachable food-friendly wines - the best mirroring the purity and elegance of Burgundy. See the top 20 wines from our St Joseph panel tasting here...
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St Joseph 2010, La Tour Coste La Combe
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La Tour Coste, La Combe
Decanter average score:
17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 18 Simon Field MW 17 John Livingstone-Learmonth 16
Ripe blackberry nose with red berry, nut, raisin and smoky touches. A modern-style Rhône with chocolatey tones, but it’s not heavy and has ample drive, with a tannic structure, but not in such a way to stifle potential from the natural granitic acidity and the ripe fruit.
Price £14.99 Rodney Fletcher
Drink 2013–2022
Alc 13%

St Joseph 2010, Domaine Mucyn
St Joseph 2010, Emmanuel Darnaud
St Joseph 2010, La Tour Coste La Combe
St Joseph 2010, Maxime Gaillard Equis
St Joseph 2010, Pierre Gaillard