• E. Guigal Saint-Joseph 2015, Rhône Valley, France

    2 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    While Côtes du Rhône is the largest and best-known appellation in France's vast Rhône Valley , producing and shipping container loads of reliable and relatively affordable red, white, and rosé wines, it's worth getting to know some of the region's smaller appellations, especially those in the north.
    One of them is Saint-Joseph, which, like other villages in the northern Rhône, produces distinctive red wines made from Syrah , the main variety in this part of the Rhône, in contrast to the Grenache-based wines of the region's south.
    While Saint-Joseph, with its mainly granite soils, is a...
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