2019 Domaine Des Pierres Seches Syrah

A wine that combines all the best characteristics of each Northern Rhone appellation into one great value bottle.
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From a plot that sits at about 400m elevation in the southern part of St Joseph, this is a serious wine full of depth that pulls together all those special characteristics that make Syrah from the Northern Rhone so epic.

It has the spice and floral aromas of Cote Rote, that cool white pepper kick of Crozes Hermitage and the muscularity of St. Joseph and Cornas. Youthful and vibrant with summer berries, liquorice, pepper and graphite flavours, and a silky but present tannic structure.

Savoury and ripe, this is Northern Rhone at its best…even before you look at its ridiculous value-for-money price.

From a plot located above St. Joseph at 400m, well-sited and with soils laden with schist. The vines are relatively low-yielding at 40-50 hl/ha, and although vinification is carried out in stainless steel tanks, it is then matured in barrels for 6 months following.


94 Points - "Meaty and spicy, oyster shells, nuts and dried herb, blue and black fruit. It's intense, but light, with an almost bloody flavour, but plenty of energy and fruit too. Really pops. Pumice stone tannin is a highlight, as is the freshness and grip on a long cool finish. You might say it's all Syrah on the nose, but with a sort of Beaujolais lightness and crunch in the mouth. A delight." - Gary Walsh (Winefront)

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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Great!

    Dark, deep and brooding. Great minerality with a pine forest floor nose and lovely dryness. Keeps you coming back for more! Ordered another bottle while still drinking it.

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